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Primary Care Art and Science of Advanced Practice Nursing - Test Bank, Chapter 32. Lung Cancer

Primary Care Art and Science of Advanced Practice Nursing - Test Bank, Chapter 32. Lung Cancer Primary Care Art and Science of Advanced Practice Nursing - Test Bank, Chapter 32. Lung Cancer MULTIPLE CHOICE 1.A client states, I dont know why I should quit smoking. It cant improve anything. The nurse responds by informing the client about the decrease in lung cancer rates over time after a person quits smoking. Which of the following is correct? 1. The lung cancer rate corresponds to that of nonsmokers 1 year after quitting smoking. 2. The lung cancer rate corresponds to that of nonsmokers 2 years after quitting smoking. 3. The lung cancer rate corresponds to that of nonsmokers 5 years after quitting smoking. 4. The lung cancer rate corresponds to that of nonsmokers 10 years after quitting smoking. 2. A patient with lung cancer is receiving chemotherapy. Why should the nurse closely monitor the patients white blood cell (WBC) count? a. Chemotherapy drugs cause polycythemia and can precipitate thrombosis. b. Chemotherapy drugs attack WBCs and shorten their life span, which increases risk for infection. c. Chemotherapy drugs cause proliferation of blood cells, which can lead to sluggish circulation. d. Chemotherapy drugs depress the bone marrow, which can lead to infection and an increase in WBC count. 3. The nurse is caring for a patient with lung cancer who is receiving chemotherapy. Which assessment finding suggests that the patient is experiencing pericardial effusion? a. Bruising and tarry stools b. Edema and shortness of breath c. Nausea and decreased bowel sounds d. Peripheral numbness and tingling

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