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Foundations and Adult Health Nursing Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 20 :

Complementary and Alternative Therapies

Quiz 20 :

Complementary and Alternative Therapies

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What type of therapy is contraindicated in patients with pacemakers?
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B

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What is a therapeutic treatment that joins the mind and body and increases muscle tone and flexibility?
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C

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What is the goal of herbal therapy?
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B

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The nurse describes a therapy that can produce a state of decreased cognitive,physiologic,and/or behavioral arousal.To what alternative therapy is the nurse referring?
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Confusion and misinformation relative to herbal medicine can make patients reluctant to disclose their herbal use to health care providers.What should be the nurse's approach?
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Acupuncture is a complementary therapy that uses fine needles placed in acupoints.What is the believed purpose of these acupoints?
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What is true regarding manufacturers of herbal remedy products?
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The nurse is educating a patient regarding reflexology.Information includes that reflexology is a therapy based on the theory that the entire body can be reached by applying pressure to specific areas.Where is pressure mainly applied?
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What type of alternative therapy is the nurse practicing when using essential oils to provide inhalation treatments?
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Which term describes using the conscious mind to create situations that evoke physical changes in the body?
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What is the importance of the nurse asking about the patient's use of alternative therapies when obtaining a health history?
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What should the nurse instruct a patient who takes tincture of rosemary to do several times a day?
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An older adult patient tells the home health nurse,"My health care provider hasn't helped my arthritis at all.I am using the chiropractor now." What change has the patient made?
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The nurse is obtaining health history information on a new patient at a health care provider's office and he or she records a barbiturate medication on the current list.What herb should the nurse ask if the patient is taking?
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During a follow-up visit with a patient recently started on Coumadin,the home health nurse is concerned after seeing an herbal remedy that enhances the effect of anticoagulants by the patient's bedside.What is this herbal remedy?
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What is the responsibility of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)?
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What will placing an herb in alcohol or vinegar make?
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Herbs have not been approved for use as drugs.How are herbs allowed to be sold?
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The nurse is educating a patient with phlebitis of the left leg.What alternative therapy should this patient avoid until the condition is resolved?
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The nurse is caring for a patient recovering from a hip replacement and is providing education regarding exercises in physical therapy.What type of therapy should the nurse call these exercises?
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