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Cancer And Oncology NCLEX Questions and Answers (Q&A)

Santepro
Answered: Apr 02, 2020
The nurse should wear mask and gloves.

The nurse should be corrected if she is only wearing mask and glove because gowns should also be worn in handling chemotherapeutic drugs. The vials...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Apr 02, 2020
Stop the infusion if swelling is observed at the site.

Swelling at the site may indicate extravasation. and the IV should be stopped immediately. The medication should generally be given...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Apr 02, 2020
Increased vascularity of the breast

Increase in breast size or vascularity is consistent with cancer of the breast. Early menarche as well as late menopause or a history of anovulatory...Read More

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Answered: Jan 04, 2019
Testicular cancer is the cancer of the testes. Cancer can take place in many different organs including the lungs, breasts, or throat. When this happens, the patient will usually need to go...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Apr 02, 2020
The development of a vesicovaginal fistula

A vesicovaginal fistula is a genital fistula that occurs between the bladder and vagina. The fistula is an abnormal opening between these two body...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Apr 02, 2020
Vision changes

The client must report changes in visual acuity immediately because this adverse effect may be irreversible. Tamoxifen isnt associated with hearing loss. Although the drug...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Apr 02, 2020
Stage II

Stage I tumor size up to 2 cm. Stage II tumor size up to 5 cm with axillary and neck lymph node involvement. Stage III tumor size is more than 5 cm with axillary and neck lymph...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Apr 02, 2020
Hyperuricemia

Allopurinol decreases uric acid production and reduces uric acid concentrations in serum and urine. In the client receiving chemotherapy. uric acid levels increase as a result...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Apr 02, 2020
Annual Pap smear for sexually active women only.

Early detection of cancer is promoted by annual oral examination. monthly BSE from age 20. annual chest x-ray. yearly digital rectal...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Apr 02, 2020
Apply sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 15 or more before sun exposure.

A sunscreen with a SPF of 15 or higher should be worn on all sun-exposed skin surfaces. It should be...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Apr 02, 2020
All of the above

Chemotherapy is contraindicated in cases of infection (chemotherapeutic agents are immunosuppressive). recent surgery (chemotherapeutic agent may retard the healing...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Apr 02, 2020
Pick up the implant with long-handled forceps and place it in a lead-lined container.

If a radioactive implant becomes dislodged. the nurse should pick it up with long-handled forceps and...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Apr 02, 2020
Bed rest

The client with a cervical radiation implant should be maintained on bed rest in the dorsal position to prevent movement of the radiation source. The head of the bed is elevated to...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Apr 02, 2020
Bargaining

Denial. bargaining. anger. depression. and acceptance are recognized stages that a person facing a life-threatening illness experiences. Bargaining identifies a behavior in which...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Apr 02, 2020
30 minutes before the initiation of therapy.

Antiemetics are most beneficial when given before the onset of nausea and vomiting. To calculate the optimum time for administration. the first...Read More

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