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Question 1
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A nurse is caring for a young adult. Which goal is priority?

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A

Maintain peer relationships.

B

Maintain family relationships.

C

Maintain parenteral relationships.

D

Maintain recreational relationships.

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Question 2
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The nurse is caring for a hospitalized young-adult male who works as a dishwasher at a local restaurant. He states that he would like to get a better job but has no education. How can the nurse best assist this patient psychosocially?

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A

By providing information and referrals

B

By focusing on the patient's medical diagnoses

C

By telling the patient that he needs to go back to school

D

By expecting the patient to be flexible in decision making

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Question 3
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Which goal is priority when the nurse is caring for a middle-aged adult?

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A

Maintain immediate family relationships.

B

Maintain future generation relationships.

C

Maintain personal career relationships.

D

Maintain work relationships.

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Question 4
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A nurse is teaching young adults about health risks. Which statement from a young adult indicates a correct understanding of the teaching?

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A

"It's probably safe for me to start smoking. At my age, there's not enough time for cancer to develop."

B

"My mother had appendicitis so this increases my chance for developing appendicitis."

C

"Controlling the amount of stress in my life may decrease the risk of illness."

D

"I don't do drugs. I do drink coffee, but caffeine is not a drug."

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Question 5
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A nurse is choosing an appropriate topic for a young-adult health fair. Which topic should the nurse include?

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A

Retirement

B

Menopause

C

Climacteric factors

D

Unplanned pregnancies

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Question 6
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A nurse is assessing the risk of intimate partner violence (IPV) for patients. Which population should the nurse focus on most for IVP?

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A
White males
B
Pregnant females
C
Middle-aged adults
D
Nonsubstance abusers
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Question 7
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A patient states that she is pregnant and concerned because she does not know what to expect, and she wants her husband to play an active part in the birthing process. Which information should the nurse share with the patient?

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A
Lamaze classes can prepare pregnant women and their partners for what is coming.
B
The frequency of sexual intercourse is key to helping the husband feel valued.
C
After the birth, the stress of pregnancy will disappear and will be replaced by relief.
D
After the baby is born, the wife should accept the extra responsibilities of motherhood.
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Question 8
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Which information from the nurse indicates a correct understanding of emerging adulthood?

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A
It is a type of young adulthood.
B
It is a type of extended adolescence.
C
It is a type of independent exploration.
D
It is a type of marriage and parenthood.
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Question 9
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A nurse is planning care for a 30 year old. Which goal is priority?

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A
Refine self-perception.
B
Master career plans.
C
Examine life goals.
D
Achieve intimacy.
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Question 10
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A nurse is planning care for young-adult patients. Which information should the nurse consider when planning care?

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A
Fertility issues do not occur in young adulthood.
B
Young adults tend to suffer more from severe illness.
C
Substance abuse is easy to observe in young-adult patients.
D
Young adults are quite active but are at risk for illness in later years.
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Question 11
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During a routine physical assessment, the nurse obtaining a health history notes that a 50-year-old female patient reports pain and redness in the right breast. Which action is best for the nurse to take in response to this finding?

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A
Assess the patient as thoroughly as possible.
B
Explain to the patient that breast tenderness is normal at her age.
C
Tell the patient that redness is not a cause for concern and is quite common.
D
Inform her that redness is the precursor to normal unilateral breast enlargement.
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Question 12
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A 55-year-old female presents to the outpatient clinic describing irregular menstrual periods and hot flashes. Which information should the nurse share with the patient?

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A
The patient's assessment points toward normal menopause.
B
Those symptoms are normal when a woman undergoes the climacteric.
C
An assessment is not really needed because these problems are normal for older women.
D
The patient should stop regular exercise because that is probably causing these symptoms.
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Question 13
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The nurse is teaching a class to pregnant women about common physiological changes during pregnancy. Which information should the nurse include in the teaching session?

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A
Pregnancy is not a time to be having sexual activity.
B
Urinary frequency will occur early in the pregnancy.
C
Breast tenderness should be reported as soon as possible.
D
Late in the pregnancy Braxton Hicks contraction may occur.
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Question 14
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A nurse discusses the risks of repeated sun exposure with a young-adult patient. Which response will the nurse most expect from this patient?

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A
"I should consider participating in a health fair about safe sun practices."
B
"I'll make an appointment with my doctor right away for a full skin check."
C
"I've had this mole my whole life. So what if it changed color? My skin is fine."
D
"I have a mole that has been bothering me. I'll call my family doctor for an appointment to get it checked."
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Question 15
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Upon assessment of a middle-aged adult, the nurse observes uneven weight bearing and decreased range of joint motion. Which area is priority?

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A
Abuse potential
B
Fall precautions
C
Stroke prevention
D
Self-esteem issues
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Question 16
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A young-adult patient is brought to the hospital by police after crashing the car in a high-speed chase when trying to avoid arrest for spousal abuse. Which action should the nurse take?

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A
Question the patient about drug use.
B
Offer the patient a cup of coffee to calm nerves.
C
Discretely assess the patient for sexually transmitted infections.
D
Deal with the issue at hand, not asking about previous illnesses.
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Question 17
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A nurse determines that a middle-aged patient is a typical example of the "sandwich generation." What did the nurse discover the patient is caught between?

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A
Job responsibilities or family responsibilities
B
Stopping old habits and starting new ones
C
Caring for children and aging parents
D
Advancing in career or retiring
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Question 18
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A nurse is assessing a middle-aged patient's barriers to change in eating habits. Which areas will the nurse assess that are external barriers? (Select all that apply.)

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A
Lack of facilities
B
Lack of materials
C
Lack of knowledge
D
Lack of social supports
E
Lack of short- and long-term goals
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Question 19
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A home health nurse is providing care to a middle-aged couple with children at home. The patient has a debilitating chronic illness. Which areas will the nurse need to assess? (Select all that apply.)

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A
Adherence to treatment and rehabilitation regimens
B
Coping mechanisms of patient and family
C
Need for community services or referrals
D
Knowledge base of patient only
E
Use of a doula for care
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Question 20
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A nurse is providing prenatal care to a first-time mother. Which information will the nurse share with the patient? (Select all that apply.)

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A
Regular trend for postpartum depression
B
Protection against urinary infection
C
Strategies for empty nest syndrome
D
Exercise patterns
E
Proper diet
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