Chapter 19- Common Diseases You Will See

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Chapter 19- Common Diseases You Will See

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    List eight warning signs of cancer:
  • 2. 
    Describe how you would assist the clients and their families to follow a consistent routine. 
  • 3. 
    Hypertension is the disease of active, stressed individuals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    If uncontrolled, hypertension can lead to a heart attack or stroke.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Once a client's B/P is controlled by medication, it will not be necessary for them  to take the medicine except when the B/P goes up.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Diet is not an important factor in treatment of the client with hypertension.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A flushed face and shortness of breath may indicate that the client's B/P is elevated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Microwave ovens can interfere with the working of a pacemaker.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Nitroglycerine will stop the pain of angina.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Sometimes the individual who is having a heart attack will think it is only indigestion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    "Infarct" means death of tissue due to lack of blood supply.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    For clients with angina, it is important for them to reduce stress, lose weight, and stop smoking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Pacemakers help control blood pressure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Exercise during an attack of angina will increase the flow of blood to the heart and stop the pain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Heart surgery is the treatment for angina.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Angina is caused by a light stroke.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Arteriosclerosis is a major cause of heart attacks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    List the symptoms of insulin shock.
  • 19. 
    Why is it so important to report observations regarding the skin and nails of a client with diabetes?
  • 20. 
    Why is diet so important to a client with diabetes?
  • 21. 
    What is the cause of insulin shock?
  • 22. 
    What must be done immediately if you notice any of the symptoms of insulin shock?Why? 
  • 23. 
    Identify the nursing care required to prevent the following possible complications of a stroke:  pneumonia _____________________________________________.
  • 24. 
    List the four causes of a CVA: 
  • 25. 
    Identify the nursing care required to prevent the following possible complications of a stroke: foot drop________________________.
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