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Foundations and Adult Health Nursing Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 57 :

Care of the Patient With Cancer

Quiz 57 :

Care of the Patient With Cancer

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A patient,age 56,has been advised that his prostate-specific antigen (PSA)level is elevated.The health care provider then performed a digital rectal examination (DRE).What should the next definitive diagnostic test be?
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B

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Using the TNM staging classification system,what does a tumor staged as T4N3M2 mean?
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C

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Which statement is most appropriate for a nurse to tell a patient before insertion of the radioactive implant?
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A

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After an elevation of his PSA,the patient has blood drawn for a CA-19-9.When he asks the nurses the purpose of this new test,what is the most appropriate response?
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What should the home health nurse advise the patient who found a lump in her breast a week ago during breast self-examination?
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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?
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There is a risk of nausea and vomiting from chemotherapy and targeted therapy.Which of the following sets of drugs used for cancer treatment represent a high risk in this regard?
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Which of the following people should avoid visiting a patient being treated with internal radiation therapy?
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The nurse instructs a patient who has been smoking for 5 years about the warning signs of cancer.The nurse tells him that one of cancer's eight warning signals include:
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A patient,age 39,receiving chemotherapy for treatment of her cancer has a white blood cell count of 1600/mm3.This finding requires nursing interventions to provide which of the following?
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A home health patient undergoing radiation therapy says,"I feel so useless.I have no energy,no appetite,and I fall asleep whenever I sit down." What is the nurse's most therapeutic response?
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Which of the following is a meal that would represent foods that help prevent cancer?
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What measures would the home health nurse,designing nursing interventions for a patient receiving external radiation treatments for a malignancy,recommend to protect the patient's skin?
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How many minutes of daily exercise does the American Cancer Society recommend as a prevention of cancer?
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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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What happens during the process of immunosurveillance?
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A female patient,age 59,has lost 10 lb in the first 3 weeks of her chemotherapy and does not eat because nothing tastes good.What would be the appropriate patient problem for the plan of care?
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Which of the following men should be highest priority for referral for a prostate-specific antigen (PSA)?
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A patient has developed stomatitis from chemotherapy.What should the appropriate intervention for this condition include?
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How would the nurse explain to the patient who is taking cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan),an alkylating agent,about how the medication works?
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