Foundations and Adult Health Nursing Study Set 1
Quiz 57 :
Care of the Patient With Cancer
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Q15 Q15 Q15
The nurse caring for a patient who is being treated for cancer of the cervix by a radioactive implant discovers that the applicator with the radioactive material has become dislodged and is lying in the bed between the patient's legs.What should the nurse do?
Q17 Q17 Q17
A patient,age 63,has terminal cancer of the liver and is cared for by his wife at home.His abdominal pain has become increasingly severe,and he now says it is intense most of the time.The nurse recognizes that teaching regarding pain management has been effective based on which measure implemented by this patient?
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A patient who has malignant cancer secondary to a high-grade lymphoma has been admitted with muscle weakness,tetany,paresthesia,and convulsion.The nurse notices the patient is being treated for tumor lysis syndrome (TLS)and initial treatment has not been successful.What should the nurse tell the family is the next step in treatment?