Complementary And Alternative Therapies

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Question 1
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Which of the following actions if implemented by the nurse indicates that further education about complementary and alternative therapy is required?

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A

Massaging the legs of a client who has a left foot stasis ulcer.

B

Assessing a capillary blood glucose level for a client taking aloe.

C

Recommending the use of acupressure to a client with tension headaches.

D

Teaching family members how to provide a hand massage to a client.

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Question 2
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The nurse is caring for a client who is experiencing extreme postoperative nausea. Which of the following therapies should the nurse recommend for this client?

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A

Acupuncture

B

Aromatherapy

C

St. John's wort

D

Magnetic therapy

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Question 3
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Which of these complementary and alternative therapies should the nurse suggest to a client who has elevated triglyceride levels?

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A

Fish oil

B

Milk thistle

C

Saw palmetto

D

Ginkgo biloba

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Question 4
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Which of the following information obtained by the nurse when admitting a client with osteoarthritis may indicate a need for client teaching?

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A

The client obtains information about herbal therapies online.

B

The client takes glucosamine daily to prevent knee and hip pain.

C

The client attends a weekly yoga class to improve flexibility and balance.

D

The client states that prayer helps to improve the knee pain and function.

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Question 5
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Aclient with chronic headaches seeks treatment from a nurse trained in therapeutic touch (TT). Which of the following will the nurse perform during the TT session?

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A

Realign the client's energy flow.

B

Manipulate muscles and soft tissues.

C

Apply pressure to body points where energy is obstructed.

D

Passively move stressed joints through the range of motion.

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Question 6
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Aclient who has nausea associated with chemotherapy asks the nurse whether there are any complementary and alternative therapies that might be effective. Which of the following should the nurse discuss with this client?

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A
Green tea
B
Acupuncture
C
Black cohosh
D
Chiropractic therapy
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Question 7
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Aclient who develops frequent upper respiratory infections (URIs) asks the nurse whether any herbal therapies might help. Which of the following should the nurse discuss with this client?

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A
Ginger
B
Echinacea
C
Ginkgo biloba
D
St. John's wort
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Question 8
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Which of the following information should the nurse include when discussing the use of herbal remedies with a client who uses a variety of herbs for health maintenance?

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A
Herbs should be purchased only from manufacturers with a history of quality control.
B
Most herbs are toxic and carcinogenic and should be used only when proven effective.
C
Herbs are no better than conventional drugs in maintaining health and may be less safe.
D
Frequent medical evaluation is required during the use of herbs to avoid adverse effects.
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Question 9
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Which of the following data obtained by the nurse during the preoperative assessment of a client requires further assessment?

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A
The client uses several herbal remedies routinely.
B
The client recently visited a chiropractor for back pain.
C
The client has used acupressure to relieve postoperative nausea in the past.
D
The client expresses a wish to use acupuncture for postoperative pain control.
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Question 10
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Which of the following terms is used to describe the study of health as related to a connection between a deity and the human body?

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A
Distant healing
B
Petitionary prayer
C
Theosomatic medicine
D
Spiritual healing
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Question 11
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Aclient who uses multiple herbal products is scheduled to undergo knee replacement surgery. The nurse informs the client that herbs that should be discontinued at least 2-3 weeks before surgery include which of the following? (Select all that apply.)

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A
Garlic
B
Ginger
C
Feverfew
D
Echinacea
E
Ginkgo biloba
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