Q 3

The nurse is caring for a client with a fractured femur.Which factor in the client's history may impede healing of the fracture? A) A sedentary lifestyle B) A history of smoking C) Oral contraceptive use D) Paget's disease

Multiple Choice

D Paget's disease and bone cancer can cause pathologic fractures such as a fractured femur that do not achieve total healing.The other factors do not impede healing but may cause other health risks.