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Mammography is the most reliable method for detecting breast cancer.
Breast cancer is the leading killer of women of childbearing age.
Breast cancer requires a mastectomy.
Men can develop breast cancer.
At the end of her menstrual cycle.
On the same day each month.
On the 1st day of the menstrual cycle.
Immediately after her menstrual period.
Testicular cancer is a highly curable type of cancer
Testicular cancer is very difficult to diagnose.
Testicular cancer is the number one cause of cancer deaths in males.
Testicular cancer is more common in older men.
2 to 3 weeks
It interferes with deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) replication only.
It interferes with ribonucleic acid (RNA) transcription only.
It interferes with DNA replication and RNA transcription.
It destroys the cell membrane, causing lysis.
To examine the testicles while lying down
That the best time for the examination is after a shower
To gently feel the testicle with one finger to feel for a growth
That testicular self-examination should be done at least every 6 months
Ambulation three times daily
Monitoring the platelet count
Monitoring for pathological fractures
At the onset of menstruation
Every month during ovulation
Weekly at the same time of day
1 week after menstruation begins
Elevating the knee gatch on the bed
Assisting with range-of-motion leg exercises
Removal of antiembolism stockings twice daily
Checking placement of pneumatic compression boots
Eat a light breakfast only
Maintain an NPO status before the procedure
Wear comfortable clothing and shoes for the procedure
Drink six to eight glasses of water without voiding before the test
Biopsy of the tumor
Magnetic resonance imaging
Computerized tomography scan
Altered red blood cell production
Altered production of lymph nodes
Malignant exacerbation in the number of leukocytes
Malignant proliferation of plasma cells within the bone
Increased white blood cells
Decreased blood urea nitrogen level
Decreased number of plasma cells in the bone marrow
Painless testicular swelling
Heavy sensation in the scrotum
Limit the time with the client to 1 hour per shift
Do not allow pregnant women into the client’s room
Remove the dosimeter badge when entering the client’s room
Individuals younger than 16 years old may be allowed to go in the room as long as they are 6 feet away from the client
Out of bed ad lib
Out of bed in a chair only
Ambulation to the bathroom only
Call the physician
Reinsert the implant into the vagina immediately
Pick up the implant with gloved hands and flush it down the toilet
Pick up the implant with long-handled forceps and place it in a lead container.
Restrict all visitors
Restrict fluid intake
Teach the client and family about the need for hand hygiene
Insert an indwelling urinary catheter to prevent skin breakdown
The client’s pain rating
Nonverbal cues from the client
The nurse’s impression of the client’s pain
Pain relief after appropriate nursing intervention
Ability to ambulate
Urine specific gravity
Enlarged lymph nodes
Rupture of the bladder
The development of a vesicovaginal fistula
Extreme stress caused by the diagnosis of cancer
Altered perineal sensation as a side effect of radiation therapy
Presence of completely undifferentiated tumor cells that don’t resemble cells of the tissues of their origin
Increase in the number of normal cells in a normal arrangement in a tissue or an organ
Replacement of one type of fully differentiated cell by another in tissues where the second type normally isn’t found
Alteration in the size, shape, and organization of differentiated cells
“Client verbalizes feelings of anxiety.”
“Client doesn’t guess at prognosis.”
“Client uses any effective method to reduce tension.”
“Client stops seeking information.”
Related to visual field deficits
Related to difficulty swallowing
Related to impaired balance
Related to psychomotor seizures
Fine needle aspiration.
“Keep the stoma uncovered.”
“Keep the stoma dry.”
“Have a family member perform stoma care initially until you get used to the procedure.”
“Keep the stoma moist.”
Urine output of 400 ml in 8 hours
Serum potassium level of 3.6 mEq/L
Blood pressure of 120/64 to 130/72 mm Hg
Dry oral mucous membranes and cracked lips
Areas of thickness or fullness.
Changes from previous self-examinations.
Onset of sporadic sexual activity at age 17
Spontaneous abortion at age 19
Pregnancy complicated with eclampsia at age 27
Human papillomavirus infection at age 32
Cytarabine (ara-C, cytosine arabinoside [Cytosar-U]
Thioguanine (6-thioguanine, 6-TG)
Leucovorin (citrovorum factor or folinic acid [Wellcovorin])
Perform breast self-examination annually.
Have a mammogram annually.
Have a hormonal receptor assay annually.
Have a physician conduct a clinical examination every 2 years.
Chronic ache or pain
Administering aspirin if the temperature exceeds 102° F (38.8° C)
Inspecting the skin for petechiae once every shift
Providing for frequent rest periods
Placing the client in strict isolation
Yearly after age 40.
After the birth of the first child and every 2 years thereafter.
After the first menstrual period and annually thereafter
Every 3 years between ages 20 and 40 and annually thereafter.
Assisting with a naloxone challenge test before therapy begins
Discontinuing the drug immediately if signs of dependence appear
Changing the administration route to P.O. if the client can tolerate fluids
Obtaining baseline vital signs before administering the first dose
Cell division or mitosis during the M phase of the cell cycle.
Normal cellular processes during the S phase of the cell cycle.
The chemical structure of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and chemical binding between DNA molecules (cell cycle–nonspecific)
One or more stages of ribonucleic acid (RNA) synthesis, DNA synthesis, or both (cell cycle–nonspecific).
Short-term memory impairment.
Contralateral homonymous hemianopia.
A decreased serum creatinine level
Bence Jones protein in the urine.
A low serum protein level.
White, cottage cheese–like patches on the tongue
Yellow tooth discoloration
Red, open sores on the oral mucosa
Recommending that the client discontinue chemotherapy
Providing a solution of hydrogen peroxide and water for use as a mouth rinse
Monitoring the client’s platelet and leukocyte counts
Checking regularly for signs and symptoms of stomatitis
Have a digital rectal examination and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test done yearly.
Have a transrectal ultrasound every 5 years.
Perform monthly testicular self-examinations, especially after age 50.
Have a complete blood count (CBC) and blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and creatinine levels checked yearly.
Disturbed body image
Chronic low self-esteem
Stand as far away from the implant as possible and call for help.
Pick up the implant with long-handled forceps and place it in a lead-lined container.
Leave the room and notify the radiation therapy department immediately.
Put the implant back in place, using forceps and a shield for self-protection, and call for help.
White blood cells (WBCs)
She should have had a baseline mammogram before age 30.
She should eat a low-fat diet to further decrease her risk of breast cancer.
She should perform breast self-examination during the first 5 days of each menstrual cycle.
When she begins having yearly mammograms, breast self-examinations will no longer be necessary.
2 to 4 days
7 to 14 days
21 to 28 days
The client lies still.
The client asks questions.
The client hears thumping sounds.
The client wears a watch and wedding band.
Pain at the incisional site
Arm edema on the operative side
Sanguineous drainage in the Jackson-Pratt drain
Complaints of decreased sensation near the operative site
Use of chewing tobacco
Exposure to air pollutants