B) Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men with results to threaten sexuality and life.C) Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States.D)Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Yet it's the most preventable of allcancers.Your response was
. The correct answer A. It is recommended that only red meat be limited for the prevention of stomach cancer. All of the other statements are correct information.
Question Number 10 of 40
The nurse is caring for a 4 year-old child with a greenstick fracture. In explaining this type of fracture to the parents, the
response by the nurse should be thatA) A child's bone is more flexible and can be bent 45 degrees before breakingB) Bones of children are more porous than adults and often have incomplete breaksC) Compression of porous bones produces a buckle or torus type breakD) Bone fragments often remain attached by a periosteal hingeYour response was
.The correct answer is B: Bones of children are more porous than adults and often have incomplete breaksThe pliable bones of growing children are more porous than those of the adult, which allows them to bend, buckle, andbreak in a "greenstick" manner. A greenstick fracture occurs when a bone is angulated beyond the limits of bending. Thecompressed side bends and the tension side fails, causing an incomplete fracture.
Question Number 11 of 40
Which tasks, if delegated by the new charge nurse to a unlicensed assistive personnel (UAP), would require interventionby the nurse manager?
.A) To help an elderly client to the bathroom.B) To empty a foley catheter bag.C) To bathe a woman with internal radon seeds.D) To feed a 2 year-old with a broken arm.Your response was
.The correct answer is C: To bathe a woman with internal radon seeds. A client with internal radiation is complex care andnot suitable to be assigned to a UAP. Additionally, the client would not receive a complete bath because of the radiationrisks
Question Number 12 of 40
An 82 year-old client is prescribed eye drops for treatment of glaucoma. What assessment is needed before the nursebegins teaching proper administration of the medication?A) Determine third party payment plan for this treatmentB) The client’s manual dexterityC) Proximity to health care servicesD) Ability to use visual assistive devicesYour response was
. The correct answer is B: The client’s manual dexterity Inability to self administer eye drops is acommon problem among the elderly due to decreased finger dexterity.
Question Number 13 of 40
The nurse would teach a client with Raynaud's phenomenon that it is
important toA) Stop smokingB) Keep feet dryC) Reduce stressD) Avoid caffeineYour response was
.The correct answer is A: Stop smoking The most important teaching for this client is to stop smoking. The question isasking what is the most important teaching. The others tend to be done less frequently than smoking and are less of athreat.
Question Number 14 of 40
The nurse is assessing a newborn the day after birth. A high pitched cry, irritability and lack of interest in feeding arenoted. The mother signed her own discharge against medical advice. What intervention is appropriate nursing care?