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  • 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. Which one is accurate?
    • A. 

      Mammography is the most reliable method for detecting breast cancer.

    • B. 

      Breast cancer is the leading killer of women of childbearing age.

    • C. 

      Breast cancer requires a mastectomy.

    • D. 

      Men can develop breast cancer.


  • 2. 
    Nurse Meredith is instructing a premenopausal woman about breast self-examination. The nurse should tell the client to do her self-examination:
    • A. 

      At the end of her menstrual cycle.

    • B. 

      On the same day each month.

    • C. 

      On the 1st day of the menstrual cycle.

    • D. 

      Immediately after her menstrual period.


  • 3. 
    Nurse Kent is teaching a male client to perform monthly testicular self-examinations. Which of the following points would be appropriate to make? 
    • A. 

      Testicular cancer is a highly curable type of cancer

    • B. 

      Testicular cancer is very difficult to diagnose.

    • C. 

      Testicular cancer is the number one cause of cancer deaths in males.

    • D. 

      Testicular cancer is more common in older men.


  • 4. 
    Rhea, has malignant lymphoma. As part of her chemotherapy, the physician prescribes chlorambucil (Leukeran), 10 mg by mouth daily. When caring for the client, the nurse teaches her about adverse reactions to chlorambucil, such as alopecia. How soon after the first administration of chlorambucil might this reaction occur?
    • A. 

      Immediately

    • B. 

      1 week

    • C. 

      2 to 3 weeks

    • D. 

      1 month


  • 5. 
    A male client is receiving the cell cycle–nonspecific alkylating agent thiotepa (Thioplex), 60 mg weekly for 4 weeks by bladder instillation as part of a chemotherapeutic regimen to treat bladder cancer. The client asks the nurse how the drug works. How does thiotepa exert its therapeutic effects? 
    • A. 

      It interferes with deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) replication only.

    • B. 

      It interferes with ribonucleic acid (RNA) transcription only.

    • C. 

      It interferes with DNA replication and RNA transcription.

    • D. 

      It destroys the cell membrane, causing lysis.


  • 6. 
    The nurse is instructing the 35 year old client to perform a testicular self-examination. The nurse tells the client: 
    • A. 

      To examine the testicles while lying down

    • B. 

      That the best time for the examination is after a shower

    • C. 

      To gently feel the testicle with one finger to feel for a growth

    • D. 

      That testicular self-examination should be done at least every 6 months


  • 7. 
    A female client with cancer is receiving chemotherapy and develops thrombocytopenia. The nurse identifies which intervention as the highest priority in the nursing plan of care? 
    • A. 

      Monitoring temperature

    • B. 

      Ambulation three times daily

    • C. 

      Monitoring the platelet count

    • D. 

      Monitoring for pathological fractures


  • 8. 
    Ian, a community health nurse is instructing a group of female clients about breast self-examination. The nurse instructs the client to perform the examination: 
    • A. 

      At the onset of menstruation

    • B. 

      Every month during ovulation

    • C. 

      Weekly at the same time of day

    • D. 

      1 week after menstruation begins


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