FALSE: An increase in estrogen levels in menopause caused a DECREASED in breast density
Which of the following is correct concerning the performance of a Papanicolaou (PAP) smear?
The woman should not douche, use vaginal medications, or have intercourse for at least 24 hours prior to the test
What are the common complications that the nurse must watch for in the client who has undergone a transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous (TRAM) flap?
When discussing estrogen replacement therapy with a perimenopausal woman, the nurse would include the risks of:
While working in the prenatal clinic, you care for a very diverse group of clients. When planning interventions for these families, you realize that the acceptance of the interventions will be most influenced by the:
The young children of a client call the woman who stays in their home three days a week "Auntie." Why might she be considered part of the family unit?
In assessing a woman for potential abuse, the nurse directly asks the woman if someone is harming her. Since denial is often a defense for women in abusive relationships, which of the following information communicated by the nurse would be conducive to the woman's disclosure?
The nurse's care of a Hispanic family includes teaching about infant care. When developing a plan of care, the nurse bases interventions on the knowledge that in traditional Hispanic families:
A menopausal woman, who does not desire hormone replacement therapy, takes soy supplements instead. This is an example of:
Several ethnic groups advise expectant mothers not to reach over their head because the cord will wrap around the infant's neck. What type of belief is this?
Which statement by the client, indicates the need for more education about complementary and alternative therapies?
"Moxibustion uses various breathing techniques in combination with meditation to cure illness."
The primary responsibility of the nurse who suspects or confirms any type of violence against a woman is to:
The nurse's best measure of evaluating care of a rape victim is that:
The nurse's best measure when evaluating the care of a woman in an abusive situation is based on the:
Which following herbal supplements are considered dangerous and should not be used without medical supervision?
As the nurse picks up the dinner tray, the nurse notices that a Vietnamese client did not eat any roast beef or mashed potatoes. Later her family members brought in some steamed fish and vegetables with rice, which she ate completely. Why did she prefer the food the family brought in?
The nurse cautions a client who is taking anticoagulants to avoid herbal preparations containing bioflavonoids, and recognizes that this instruction is essential because bioflavonoids may:
The criteria used for making decisions and solving problems within families are primarily based on family:
A client is learning to tighten and consciously control her perineal muscles to decrease her stress incontinence. Specially designed electronic equipment is monitoring her progress. The alternative therapy is called:
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