Cancer And Oncology | NCLEX Quiz 139

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  • 1. 
      The client with a benign lung tumor is treated in which of the following ways?
    • A. 

      The tumor is treated with radiation only.

    • B. 

      The tumor is treated with chemotherapy only.

    • C. 

      The tumor is left alone unless symptoms are present.

    • D. 

      The tumor is removed. involving the least possible amount of tissue.

  • 2. 
      In the client with terminal lung cancer. the focus of nursing care is on which of the following nursing interventions?
    • A. 

      Provide emotional support

    • B. 

      Provide nutritional support

    • C. 

      Provide pain control

    • D. 

      Prepare the client’s will

  • 3. 
      What are the three most important prognostic factors in determining long-term survival for children with acute leukemia?
    • A. 

      Histologic type of disease. initial platelet count. and type of treatment

    • B. 

      Type of treatment and client’s sex

    • C. 

      Histologic type of disease. initial WBC count. and client’s age at diagnosis

    • D. 

      Progression of illness. WBC at the time of diagnosis. and client’s age at the time of diagnosis.

  • 4. 
      Which of the following complications are three main consequences of leukemia?
    • A. 

      Bone deformities. spherocytosis. and infection.

    • B. 

      Anemia. infection. and bleeding tendencies

    • C. 

      Lymphocytopoiesis. growth delays. and hirsutism

    • D. 

      Polycythemia. decreased clotting time. and infection.

  • 5. 
      A child is seen in the pediatrician’s office for complaints of bone and joint pain. Which of the following other assessment findings may suggest leukemia?
    • A. 

      Abdominal pain

    • B. 

      Increased activity level

    • C. 

      Increased appetite

    • D. 

      Petechiae

  • 6. 
      Which of the following assessment findings in a client with leukemia would indicate that the cancer has invaded the brain?
    • A. 

      Headache and vomiting.

    • B. 

      Restlessness and tachycardia

    • C. 

      Hypervigilant and anxious behavior

    • D. 

      Increased heart rate and decreased blood pressure.

  • 7. 
      Which of the following types of leukemia carries the best prognosis?
    • A. 

      Acute lymphoblastic leukemia

    • B. 

      Acute myelogenous leukemia

    • C. 

      Basophilic leukemia

    • D. 

      Eosinophilic leukemia

  • 8. 
    Which of the following clients is most at risk for developing multiple myeloma?
    • A. 

      A 20-year-old Asian woman

    • B. 

      A 30-year-old White man

    • C. 

      A 50-year-old Hispanic woman

    • D. 

      A 60-year-old African-American man

  • 9. 
      Which of the following tests in performed on a client with leukemia before initiation of therapy to evaluate the child’s ability to metabolize chemotherapeutic agents?
    • A. 

      Lumbar puncture

    • B. 

      Liver function studies

    • C. 

      Complete blood count (CBC)

    • D. 

      Peripheral blood smear

  • 10. 
      Which of the following immunizations should not be given to a 4-month-old sibling of a client with leukemia?
    • A. 

      Diphtheria and tetanus and pertussis (DPT) vaccine.

    • B. 

      Hepatitis B vaccine

    • C. 

      Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccines (Hib)

    • D. 

      Oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV)

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