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Quiz 35 :

Integrative and Complimentary Therapies

Quiz 35 :

Integrative and Complimentary Therapies

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What is the term used in Canada to describe energy drinks?
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A patient reports good results from taking an herb to manage migraine headache pain. The nurse confirms there are no hazardous interactions between the herb and the patient's current prescription drugs. Select the nurse's best comment to the patient.
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An immigrant from China needs a colonic resection but is anxious and reluctant about surgery. This patient usually follows traditional Chinese health practices. Which comment by the nurse would most likely reduce the patient's anxiety and reluctance?
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Select the best desired outcome for a patient who uses valerian.
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A patient wants to learn more about integrative therapies. Which resource should the nurse suggest for the most reliable information?
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A patient has just completed 6 weeks of electroconvulsive therapy. When visiting the clinic for a follow-up visit, the patient reports taking ginkgo for memory enhancement. Which nursing diagnosis applies?
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A patient asks, "What is the major difference between conventional health care and traditional, complementary, and alternative medicine (TCAM)?" Which of the following is the nurse's best reply?
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A patient diagnosed with depression tells the nurse, "I want to try supplementing my selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor with St. John's wort." Which action should the nurse take first?
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Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medical treatment based on which of the following beliefs?
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A patient reports, "Last night I had several mixed drinks at a party. When I got home, I had difficulty falling sleep. I made two cups of herbal tea with valerian. This morning, I feel very groggy and have a headache." The nurse should explain which of the following?
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A patient with a history of asthma says, "I've been very nervous lately. I think aromatherapy will help. I am ordering $250 worth of oils from an Internet site that promised swift results." Select the nurse's best action.
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A patient tells the nurse, "I've been having problems with my memory. I read some information on the Internet and started taking ginkgo." Select the nurse's best response.
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A patient tells the nurse, "I have a hard time sleeping and find that my sleeping pill only works when I take valerian as well." How should the nurse respond?
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A patient has tried a variety of traditional, complementary, and alternative medicine (TCAM) approaches to manage health concerns. The nurse asks, "How is going to TCAM practitioners different from seeing your medical doctors?" How is the patient most likely to respond?
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A patient says, "I have taken megadoses of vitamin E for 3 months to improve my circulation, but I think I feel worse." Which action should the nurse take first?
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A patient tells the nurse, "I prefer to treat my physical problems with herbs and vitamins. They are natural substances, and natural products are safe." Which response by the nurse would be most appropriate?
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A patient shows a nurse this advertisement: "Our product is a scientific breakthrough helpful for depression, anxiety, and sleeplessness. Made from an ancient formula, it stimulates circulation and excretes toxins. Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back." Select the nurse's best response.
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Which traditional, complementary, and alternative medicine (TCAM) method is associated with using allergy injections of small amounts of an allergen in solution?
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For patients with which co-morbid diagnosis would it be most important for the nurse to urge immediate discontinuation of kava kava?
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A nurse plans health education for a patient who is having difficulty sleeping and wants to try a natural supplement. Which substance should the nurse recommend to the patient?
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