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Foundations and Adult Health Nursing Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 52 :

Care of the Patient With a Reproductive Disorder

Quiz 52 :

Care of the Patient With a Reproductive Disorder

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A patient,age 41,has had a total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy for endometriosis.She asks the nurse if she will have "hot flashes." What knowledge will guide the nurse's response?
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C

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The patient reports that she is free of gonorrhea and can now engage in sexual activity.Which response is most appropriate?
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C

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Which condition would prevent the use of a vaginal hysterectomy?
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B

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A Gram stain smear of the patient's discharge reveals the presence of Neisseria gonorrhoeae.He tells the nurse that he had sexual contact with a new girlfriend but does not think he was exposed to gonorrhea because she did not appear to have any disease.Which information should the nurse include in response to his comment?
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The young husband of a patient who has been scheduled for a hysterectomy because of the discovery of ovarian cancer in both ovaries says to the nurse,"Please go talk to my wife.She is real upset and says she won't be a 'woman' anymore." What is the nurse's most therapeutic response?
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On the second postoperative day,a patient who has had an abdominal hysterectomy complains of gas and abdominal distention.Which intervention would be most appropriate to stimulate a bowel movement?
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What instruction should a nurse give a patient with congenital herpes who does not have lesions at the present?
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At what age should a male be taught testicular self-examination (TSE)?
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A female patient,age 48,is undergoing a routine physical examination for the first time in 5 years.Which procedure would be included in this examination?
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What is the recommended age range for a baseline mammogram?
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Which patient is most at risk for the infection of epididymitis?
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Why is a mammogram the most useful method of diagnosing breast cancer?
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The nurse provides discharge teaching for a patient regarding her activity level as she recovers from her modified radical mastectomy.Which statement by her indicates to the nurse that the teaching has been successful?
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The patient who had a colporrhaphy for the repair of a cystocele and rectocele asks that the catheter be removed as it is bothersome to her.How should the nurse explain the reason for the catheter?
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What does the diagnosis of secondary infertility refer to?
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On the fourth postoperative day after a modified radical mastectomy,the nurse finds the patient with her back to the nurse.She is crying and tells the nurse she feels ugly and is worried that her husband will not be in love with her anymore.The nurse bases subsequent nursing interventions on what diagnosis?
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A patient,age 26,has had a tubal insufflation (Rubin test)to ascertain whether her fallopian tubes are patent.She complains of pain in her right shoulder.Which response is most appropriate?
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Why would the nurse encourage the patient who is recovering from a modified radical mastectomy to exercise the affected arm?
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Which statement made by a patient who has been taught the technique of testicular self-examination indicates the need for further teaching?
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A 20-year-old patient presents in the emergency room with a temperature of 103°F,blood pressure of 92/58,headache,and desquamation of both palms.What should the nurse make sure to ask about during the interview?
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