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NURS 3130: Test 4 - Unit 12 (Female Genitourinary System)
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Nurses need to know what is abnormal specifically for the _________ genitalia.
term for external genitalia
term for internal genitalia
location where a catheter is inserted
structures on sides of vaginal openings that secrete lubricating mucous during intercourse
opening that leads to cervix then to uterus
opening to uterus
muscular organ superior to the bladder that normally tilts interiorly
tubes and ovaries
2 structures that release the ova to be fertilized during conception
normal age range of first period
term for very heavy periods and could lead to anemia
abnormality associated with anemia
term for abnormally painful periods
term for the number of pregnancies
age range in which the onset of menopause appears
term for leakage when laughing, coughing, and sneezing, which are also symptoms of bladder prolapse
white and clear
2 characteristics of normal discharge
term for painful intercourse and is a sign of infection
position that a female should be in before an examination
position where hands are at sides and patient is relaxed
area between the vagina and anus
tool used for examinations
For a pap smear, scrape walls of vagina in a __________ motion.
Lubricant that is _______-based is safe to use during vaginal exams.
pseudohormonal menstruation effect
normal occurrence at birth when the labia is swollen with some discharge
breasts and pubic hair
2 physical changes that are the first signs of puberty in females
It is normal for younger girls to have abnormal periods because they are not ________ yet.
age range in which puberty begins in females
term for first period
Menarche begins during ________ half of development.
structure that should be assessed and intact in school-age children
age at which puberty is considered delayed if pubic hair has not grown
vaccine about which nurses should educate adolescents
virus responsible for most types of cervical cancer
age range for which the HPV vaccine is recommended
The HPV vaccine is recommended for girls 11-12 but can be started at age ___.
age range that receives a catch up series of the HPV vaccine for those who did not receive it previously
most common infection in females
to be given prior to first intercourse
goal for the HPV vaccine
The HPV vaccine is given over a ___ month period in a series of 3 shots.
pregnancy and breastfeeding
2 events that contraindicate the HPV vaccine
term for the cervix being very soft during pregnancy
term for the cervix and vagina having a bluish color because of increased blood flow during pregnancy
term for the softening of the lower uterine segment during pregnancy
All changes during pregnancy are related to the huge surge of __________ that occurs.
protective mechanism during pregnancy that is a protective mechanism against bacteria
type of discharge that seals off the cervix during pregnancy and usually removes itself just before labor
The rapid decrease of __________ initiates menopause.
Uterine function declines _____ years before actual menopause begins.
structure that can atrophy easily during menopause
hormone that has decreased levels during menopause that cause a decrease in many structures' size, occurrence, and functionality
After a couple years following menopause, _________ could be a sign of cancer.
problem helped by Kegal exercises
abnormal finding on the external genitalia that are dark spots on the thighs
herpes simplex virus
abnormal finding on the external genitalia that are lesions on the labia or internal genitalia
abnormal finding on the external genitalia that is the redness and itching related to a cholinergic response
abnormal finding on the external genitalia that are fleshy, painful lesions in cauliflower-like patches anywhere in between the external genitalia and anus
term for bladder prolapse, which causes significant incontinence and a lot of pressure
Uterine and bladder prolapse are common after _________.
type of infection classifying:
- atrophic vaginitis
- bacterial vaginosis
vulvovaginal infection that is common in women going through menopause atrophy in muscles, resulting in painful intercourse and dry areas in the vagina
vulvovaginal infection that is a.k.a. a yeast infection, which causes itching and a white discharge
vulvovaginal infection that causes a fishy odor and a yellowish-green discharge
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