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Which model is most useful in examining the cause of disease in an
individual and is based upon external factors?
c) The Agent-Host-Environment Model
The nurse is preparing to talk to a local community group regarding
chronic illness. The nurse informs the group that both external and
internal factors influence a person's health. When discussing the fact
that the male client has a higher chance of developing lung cancer due
to his gender, which of the following dimensions is the nurse
c) Physical dimension
The nurse's community outreach class is giving a presentation on seat
belts and child safety seats at the local firehouse every weekend in
October. What level(s) of health promotion is this an example
The definition of chronic conditions can be complex. Which factors would you expect to be included in the definition of chronic conditions? Mark all that apply.
• Diseases where complete cures are rare.
An exacerbation refers to the reactivation of a disease. Which of the
following conditions is associated with exacerbation?
A) Chronic illness
A client says to the nurse, “Why don't you wear a white cap like
nurses do on the soap operas?” This is an ethnocentric statement based
A Malaysian client is admitted to the health care facility with
complaints of cramping pain in the abdomen and loose stools. Where
should the nurse be seated when interviewing the client?
b) At more than one arm's distance
Which of the following nursing actions displays linguistic
a) Learning pertinent words and phrases in the client's language
Which of the following is a cultural norm of the health care system?
There is the use of a systematic approach and problem-solving methodology.
Cultural norms of the health care system include the use of a
systematic approach and problem-solving methodology; the omnipotence
of technology; the dislike of tardiness, disorder ... (more)
A new client comes to the primary care clinic and asks for help treating head lice. The nurse assesses that the client lives in low-income housing, and nine other people live with her in a one-bedroom apartment. Which of the following is a primary nursing concern?
The client receives government assistance.
The client does not have running water.
A client has smoked most of his life and has labored respiration's.
He is experiencing:
Dyspnea describes respirations that require excessive
A nurse is assessing an apical pulse on a cardiac client. The client is taking digoxin, which is a cardiac medication. The nurse can anticipate that the digoxin will do what?
Decrease the apical pulse.
Some cardiac medications, such as digoxin, whose action is specific
to the work of the heart, slow the heart rate while also strengthening
the force of contraction
A nurse needs to measure the blood pressure of a client who has just undergone a bilateral mastectomy. How should the nurse measure the blood pressure?
Over the client's thigh
The nurse should measure the blood pressure over the client's thigh
or the popliteal artery behind the knee. It is inadvisable following a
mastectomy to assess blood pressure at th ... (more)