NCLEX Review: Oncology Questions Part 2 Answers and Rationale

View Questions 1.    Answer D. Men can develop breast cancer, although they seldom do. The most reliable method for detecting breast cancer is monthly self-examination, not mammography. Lung cancer causes more deaths than breast cancer in women of all ages. A mastectomy

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NCLEX Review: Oncology Questions Part 2

1.    Nina, an oncology nurse educator is speaking to a women’s group about breast cancer. Questions and comments from the audience reveal a misunderstanding of some aspects of the disease. Various members of the audience have made all of the following statements.

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NCLEX Review: Oncology Questions Part 1 Answers and Rationale

View Questions 1.Answer D. Dysplasia refers to an alteration in the size, shape, and organization of differentiated cells. The presence of completely undifferentiated tumor cells that don’t resemble cells of the tissues of their origin is called anaplasia. An increase in the

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NCLEX Review: Oncology Questions Part 1

1.    A male client has an abnormal result on a Papanicolaou test. After admitting, he read his chart while the nurse was out of the room, the client asks what dysplasia means. Which definition should the nurse provide? a.    Presence of completely

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NCLEX Review: Respiratory Questions Part 2 Answers and Rationale

View Questions Answer B. To obtain a sputum specimen, the client should rinse the mouth to reduce contamination, breathe deeply, and then cough into a sputum specimen container. The client should be encouraged to cough and not spit so as to obtain

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NCLEX Review: Respiratory Questions Part 2

1.    A nurse is preparing to obtain a sputum specimen from a male client. Which of the following nursing actions will facilitate obtaining the specimen? a.    Limiting fluid b.    Having the client take deep breaths c.    Asking the client to spit into

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NCLEX Review: Respiratory Questions Part 1 Answers and Rationale

View Questions Answer B. Albuterol may cause nervousness. The inhaled form of the drug may cause dryness and irritation of the nose and throat, not nasal congestion; insomnia, not lethargy; and hypokalemia (with high doses), not hyperkalemia. Otther adverse effects of albuterol

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NCLEX Review: Respiratory Questions Part 1

1.    Dr. Jones prescribes albuterol sulfate (Proventil) for a patient with newly diagnose asthma. When teaching the patient about this drug, the nurse should explain that it may cause: a.    Nasal congestion b.    Nervousness c.    Lethargy d.    Hyperkalemia 2.    Miriam, a college

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What is Delirium?

A. Definition: Delirium is characterized by a disturbed consciousness and change in cognition that develops over a short period of time; onset is acute and symptoms occur rapidly. Delirium is an acute and debilitating decline in attention-focus, perception, and cognition that produces

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Acute Myocardial Infarction

A. General Information Myocardial infraction (MI) causes the death of myocardial tissue from inadequate blood supply to the myocardium. MIs are classified according to the layer of myocardial tissue involved. A subendocardial or nontransmural MI is limited to the inner half of

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Free Nursing Abbreviations Flashcards

Flashcards have been acknowledged by researchers as one of most efficient ways to improve memory skills. This can be a very useful approach for learning vocabulary, foreign words and phrases. It simplify and condense information so that you only learn the important

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