Family Planning

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Question 1
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Which contraceptive method provides protection against sexually transmitted diseases?

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A

Oral contraceptives

B

Tubal ligation

C

Male or female condoms

D

Intrauterine device (IUD)

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Question 2
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A nurse is leading a discussion regarding birth control measures. Which method is considered the most reliable method?

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A

Coitus interruptus

B

Breastfeeding

C

Natural family planning

D

Intrauterine device

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Question 3
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Which client is a safe candidate for the use of oral contraceptives?

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A

39-year-old with a history of thrombophlebitis

B

16-year-old with a benign liver tumor

C

20-year-old who suspects she may be pregnant

D

43-year-old who does not smoke cigarettes

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Question 4
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The role of the nurse in family planning is to:

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A

refer the couple to a reliable physician.

B

decide on the best method for the couple.

C

advise couples on which contraceptive to use.

D

educate couples on the various methods of contraception.

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Question 5
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Informed consent concerning contraceptive use is important because some of the methods:

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A

may not be reliable.

B

require a surgical procedure to insert.

C

have potentially dangerous side effects.

D

are invasive procedures that require hospitalization.

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Question 6
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Which contraceptive method should be contraindicated in a client with a history of toxic shock syndrome?

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A
Condom
B
Spermicide
C
Cervical cap
D
Oral contraceptives
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Question 7
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When instructing a client in the use of spermicidal foam or gel, it is important to include the information that:

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A
effectiveness is about 85%.
B
douching should be avoided for at least 6 hours.
C
it should be inserted 1 to 2 hours before intercourse.
D
one application is effective for several hours.
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Question 8
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Which symptom in a client using oral contraceptives should be reported to the physician immediately?

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A
5-lb weight gain
B
Leg pain and edema
C
Decrease in menstrual flow
D
Increased pigmentation of the face
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Question 9
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Which response by the nurse is most appropriate when a client asks, "What contraceptive do you think I should use?"

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A
"Ask your doctor. She will know what is best for you."
B
"The male condom is probably the easiest for you to use."
C
"Because you are younger than 40, you should use oral contraceptives."
D
"I can discuss the various methods with you so you can decide what is best."
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Question 10
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When using the basal body temperature method of family planning, the woman should know that:

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A
she will remain fertile for 5 days after ovulation.
B
she should take her temperature each night before going to bed.
C
her temperature will increase about 0.4° to 0.8° F after ovulation.
D
her temperature is normally lower during the second half of her cycle.
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Question 11
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The major difference between the diaphragm and the cervical cap is that the diaphragm:

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A
is more effective.
B
requires spermicide.
C
applies pressure on the urethra.
D
has no contribution to toxic shock syndrome.
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Question 12
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The client who has had an intrauterine device (IUD) inserted should be instructed to:

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A
use a vinegar douche weekly for 4 weeks.
B
have the IUD replaced every 2 to 4 years.
C
check the placement of the string once a week for 4 weeks.
D
use another method of contraception for 2 weeks after insertion.
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Question 13
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A male client asks, "Why do I have to use another contraceptive? I had a vasectomy last week." The best response is:

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A
"A vasectomy is only 85% effective."
B
"A vasectomy is not effective in all men."
C
"Semen may contain sperm for 6 months following a vasectomy."
D
"Complete sterilization doesn't occur until all sperm have left the system."
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Question 14
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A woman who has a successful career and a busy lifestyle will most likely look for which type of contraceptive?

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A
Requires extensive education to use
B
Is the easiest and most convenient to use
C
Costs the least
D
Is permanent
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Question 15
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The method of contraception that is considered the safest for women is a(n):

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A
IUD.
B
diaphragm.
C
male condom.
D
oral contraceptive.
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Question 16
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A client is 27 years old and delivered her first baby yesterday. She and her husband do not want to have another baby for at least 3 to 4 years. The best method of birth control to meet their needs is:

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A
withdrawal.
B
fertility awareness method.
C
combination of condoms and foam.
D
vasectomy with a reversal in 3 years.
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Question 17
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The most appropriate statement for introducing the topic of family planning in the postpartum setting is:

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A
"What are your plans for future pregnancies?"
B
"Do you plan on being sexually active in the future?"
C
"Let's talk about birth control, because breastfeeding is not 100% effective for preventing pregnancy."
D
"Here are some pamphlets on available methods of birth control. I'll come back later and discuss them with you."
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Question 18
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In reviewing information related to the occurrence of pregnancies using a focus group discussion with women, concern was expressed that many of them had problems using their respective type of contraception and, as a result, became pregnant. Based on this information, the nurse would incorporate which of the following in a teaching plan for group members?

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A
Provide information relative to product recalls of contraceptive devices.
B
Have the clients keep a contraceptive diary related to the consistency of using methods because it is apparent that they forgot to use their preferred method as directed.
C
Have the clients consider switching to a different form of contraception because the contraception did not prevent pregnancy for them.
D
Plan for assessing the clients' knowledge related to the contraception methods and provide information to increase the knowledge base so that the effectiveness rate would improve.
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Question 19
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You are teaching a group of adolescents about myths and facts related to contraception. Which statement indicates that additional teaching is needed for this group with regard to contraception?

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A
Adolescents are more likely to become pregnant even if they use available contraception methods correctly.
B
The withdrawal technique provides a higher likelihood that a teen will not get pregnant.
C
Pregnancy can occur in the presence or absence of orgasm.
D
Pregnancy can occur even if a teen is menstruating at the time of coitus.
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Question 20
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A client presents to the Women's Health Clinic for continuation of her contraceptive method. She has been using Depo-Provera (medroxyprogesterone acetate) for 24 months. In preparation for instituting a plan of care, the nurse would consider which option as a priority?

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A
Schedule the client for follow-up baseline diagnostic testing to confirm that the client is not pregnant.
B
Obtain information for an alternate contraception method.
C
Ask the client for additional information related to her menstrual cycle.
D
Inspect the skin for site selection of contraceptive method.
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