Fundamentals Of Nursing

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Fundamentals of nursing


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  • 1. 
    The nurse clarifies that currently the health care system is concerned with:
    • A. 

      Treating illness.

    • B. 

      Preventing illness.

    • C. 

      Promoting optimal function in the chronically ill.

    • D. 

      Caring for patients with acute and chronic illness.

  • 2. 
    During the initial data gathering, the patient reveals a weight loss of 17 pounds since the death of his spouse 5 weeks ago. He says that he is not sleeping and has no appetite. Using Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, the nurse assesses that the unmet needs are in the category of:
    • A. 

      Physiologic.

    • B. 

      Safety and security.

    • C. 

      Love and belonging.

    • D. 

      Self-actualization.

  • 3. 
    The nurse gives the example of when an individual becomes frightened and experiences increased heart rate and mental activity, along with increased blood flow to the skeletal muscles and dilated pupils, the person is experiencing an alarm reaction that helps the body defend against stressors. This alarm reaction is the:
    • A. 

      Positive feedback response.

    • B. 

      Negative feedback response.

    • C. 

      Fight-or-flight response.

    • D. 

      Homeostasis response.