Question 2865

Question Answered step-by-step . Which of the following findings would be most indicative to the nurse that the client has thrombocytopenia?               A. nausea               B. blurred vision               C. headaches               D. easy bruising2. Which of the following adverse reactions to the antineoplastic drugs is most likely to affect the client’s body image?               A. hematuria                   B. alopecia               C. nausea               D. diarrhea3. When assessing the client for leukopenia, the nurse               A. checks the client every 8 hours for hematuria               B. monitors the client for fever, sore throat, and chills               C. checks female clients for increased menstrual bleeding               D. reports a white blood cell count of 5000/mm34. Which of the following interventions would be most helpful for a client with stomatitis?               A. mouth care should be provided at least once daily               B. swab the mouth with lemon glycerin swabs every 4 hours               C. provide frequent mouth care with normal saline               D. use a hard-bristle toothbrush to cleanse the mouth and teeth of debris5. Which of the following is the most common symptom of extravasation?               A. swelling around the injection site               B. redness along the vein and around the injection site               C. pain at the injection site               D. tenderness along the path of the vein6. In what way might the nurse accidentally be exposed to chemotherapy? Select all that apply               A. direct skin contact               B. ingestion               C. inhalation               D. needle stick7. After teaching a group of nursing students about antimetabolite drugs, the instructor determines that the teaching was successful when the students identify which of the following as an example?               A. topotecan (Hycamtin)               B. lxabepilone (lxempra)               C. capecitabine (Xeloda)               D. chlorambucil (Leukeran)8. A nurse is caring for a client who is being treated with a chemotherapeutic in conjunction with radiation to the brain. The client has also started prophylactic therapy to prevent pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP). Which of the following instruction should the nurse convey to this client?               A. stay away from crowds and ill individuals               B. avoid use of electric razors and nail trimmers               C. avoid sunlight and wear loose protective clothing               D. do not use dental floss and firm toothbrushes9. The nurse may be asked to administer which of the following medications to a client to counteract the increase in uric acid and subsequent hyperuricemia resulting from the metabolic waste buildup from rapid tumor lysis?               A. amifostine (Ethyol)               B. leucovorin (Wellcovorin)               C. mesna (Mesnex)               D. allopurinol (Zyloprim)10. A nurse is caring for an elderly client who is receiving vinblastine intravenously. The nurse suspects that the client is experiencing extravasation based on assessment of which of the following?               A. swelling at the IV site or extremity               B. sore throat               C. chills               D. fever11. A nurse is caring for a client who is undergoing chemotherapy. The client has experienced several episodes of vomiting. Which of the following would be most appropriate for the nurse to do for this client as part of the ongoing assessment?               A. measure and record the clients temperature               B. measure all fluid intake and output               C. measure and record the clients blood pressure               D. observe the results of the liver function tests12. A nurse is caring for a client who is to undergo chemotherapy for leukemia. Which of the following should be part of the initial assessment performed by the nurse? Select all that apply               A. previous or concurrent treatments               B. results of radiographic scans               C. type and location of the neoplastic lesion               D. presence of nonmalignant disease               E. results of kidney function test13. The purpose of antineoplastic drugs is to affect cells that rapidly divide and reproduce; however the adverse effects produced by these drugs effect nonmalignant, rapidly dividing and reproducing cells in the body as well. Which of the following is not an example of a rapidly dividing cell in the body?               A. bone marrow cell               B. hair follicle cell               C. oral mucosa cell               D. nerve cell14. A nurse is caring for a client who has received antineoplastic therapy. The client has developed inflammation of the oral mucosa which is affecting her nutritional status. Which of the following would be most appropriate? Select all that apply.                A. rinse oral cavity with alcohol-based mouthwash               B. provide mouth care with normal saline every 4 hours               C. use lemon or glycerin swabs frequently               D. offer soft or liquid foods15. A group of nursing students are reviewing information about hormonal therapy for cancer. The students demonstrate understanding of the information when they identify which of the following as a gonadotropin-releasing hormone analog? Select all that apply.                A. bicalutamide (Casodex)               B. estramustine (Emcyt)               C. degarelix (Firmagon)               D. leuprolide (Lupron)               E. abiraterone (Zytiga) Health Science Science Nursing SCIENCE PHARM101ON Share QuestionEmailCopy link Comments (0)

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