← NCLEX: Cancer Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- What are S&S of ovarian CA?
- What are risk factors for larynx CA?
- What are risk factors for prostate CA?
- What are S&S of bladder CA?
- What is important to know about adverse reactions of external radiation to pelvis?
- a High fat diet and high testosterone level
- b Smoking and alcohol
- c Painless hematuria
- d Increased girth, constipation, vague abd discomfort, urinary frequency.
- e Diarrhea, Cystitis, vaginal stenosis, and dyspareunia (vagina is dry like prune so intercourse is painful (H20 based moisturizers).
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Men, smokers, and high fat diets
- Family Hx, >50, no children, 1st baby after 35, period before 12 yo, menopause after 55, high animal fat diet, exogenous estrogen, hx ovary/colon/or endometrial CA
- Women, Smokers, and alcohol use.
- BURNS=Breathing, Urine output, Resuscitation of fluid, Nutrition, and shock.
- Smoked foods, men>40 yo, low intrinsic factor
5 True/False Questions
Are breast and ovarian cancer linked? Who is at greatest risk for getting these types of CA? → Yes linked and nuns at high risk bc don't bear children.
What are S&S of pancreas CA? → Non tender mass, dimpling, inverted nipple, and discharge from nipple.
What should you teach to someone undergoing chemo about chemo-induced N&V? → Aniemetic must be taken for 72 hours even in the absence of symptoms to be effective, avoid caffeine and rich/spicy/or fatty foods 24 hours before and 72 hours after chemo, try six small meals instead of three normal, don't try to eat or prepare food when nauseated, to avoid unpleasant tastes brush teeth before and after meals, if have anticipatory N&V try avoid the stimuli if can't be avoided then explore systematic desensitization a technique used to relax and neutralize the stimuli.
What kind of diet should a CA patient be on? → 1 palm=1% of the body (use to measure smaller areas).
Platelets at what level for a CA patient allow them to be discharged? → 100,000