A. “Have your son apply gentle pressure over his bladder each time heurinates.”
B. “Have your son drink at least eight ounces of fruit juice a day.”
C. “Be sure that your son’s teacher knows that he will probably have to urinatemore frequently than his classmates.”D. “Give your son only sips of fluid after the evening meal.”11. One year following gastric resection, a client is diagnosed with perniciousanemia. The most appropriate treatment for this problem is:A. diet modification with iron-rich foods
B. monthly vitamin B12 injections
C. daily multivitamin supplementsD. oral replacement of intrinsic factor12. The nurse is preparing to teach a client with microcytic hypochromic anemia aboutthe diet to follow after discharge. Which of the following food should be included inthe diet?
c. citrus fruitsb. lettuced. cheese13. A client recently diagnosed with lung cancer says to the nurse, “I’m still goingto smoke”. The nurse’s best response to this client would beA. “I can’t believe you would still want to smoke.”B. “When did you start smoking?”
C. “Let’s talk more about this.”
D. “I’m sure your family will be upset.”14. The nurse is assigned to a client with a diagnosis of terminal cancer and anorder for comfort measures only. Which of the following nursing interventions wouldhave the highest priority for this client?A. Performing a body systems assessmentC. Assessing pain statusB. Measuring oxygen saturation level
D. Repositioning for comfort
15. A 48-year-old woman, who does not have a family history of breast cancer, asks anurse in the ambulatory care center whether she should have a mammogram. Which of thefollowing responses by the nurse would be accurate?
A. “At your age, a mammogram is recommended every one to two years.”
B. “You do not need to begin to get mammograms until you are 50 years old.”C. “A mammogram is not indicated unless you have a family history of breastcancer.”D. “A mammogram would be necessary only if you feel a change in breast tissue.”16. Which of the following statements, if made by a 44-year-old female, would supporta nursing diagnosis of knowledge deficit: early detection of breast cancer?A. “I should not examine my breasts or have a mammogram during my menstrualperiod.”B. “I include the underarm area when I examine my breasts.”C. “Women who practice regular breast self-examination find breast lumpsearlier than women who do not.”
D. “Breast self-examination is not necessary if I get regular mammograms.”
17. To which of the following nursing diagnoses should a nurse give priority in thecare of a patient who is receiving chemotherapy for treatment of breast cancer?
A. Risk for infectionC.
Altered sexuality patternsB. Stress incontinenceD. Impaired physical mobility18. Which of these findings should a nurse expect to identify when assessing apatient who is receiving radiation therapy for cancer of the esophagus?A. Peripheral neuropathyC. AlopeciaB. Gingival hyperplasiaD
19. Which of the following statements, if made by a patient who has had a basal cellcarcinoma removed, would indicate to the nurse the need for further instruction?A. “I will use sunscreen with at least a sun protection factor (SPF) of 15.”
B. “I will use tanning booths rather than sunbathing from now on.”
C. “I will stay out of the sun between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.”D. “I will wear a broad-brimmed hat when I am in the sun.”20. Following a prostatectomy, the pathology report reveals that the client hascancer of the prostate. Which of these blood test results would support thisdiagnosis?