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cancer and immune, nursing, chapter 19
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how do the wbcs know to respond at the site of injury?
chemotaxins draw wbcs to the area.
nurse caring for a client who has undergone kidney transplant. the client asks the nurse how his body realizes that the kidney came from another person. what is the nurses best response?
proteins on the surface of your new kedney cells alert your immune system
what is the most accurate statment about the inflammatory response and immunity?
the inflammatory response is nonspecific and no long lasting immunity is provided
the nurse assesses a cut that is 24 hours old and finds that the site is swollen, red, and tender to touch. which cell types are responsible for these assessment findings?
basophils and eosinophils
the nurse is caring for a client who has undergone heart transplant surgery 2 weeks ago the client reports that he has developed fatigue and chest pain over the last few days. the nurse notes crackles in the clients lungs and an irregular heart rate, which type of cell is primarily responsible for causing the clients symptoms?
which is the most important precaution to teach the client who has had a splenectomy regarding his immune function
You will need to avoid people with the flu because it is harder now for you to develop antibodies
a clients wbc count value is 10,000mm/3. The nurse then reviews the differential. Which counts or percentages should the nurse be sure to report to the physician?
which health problem would the nurse expect to see in a client who cannot synthesize t-suppressor lymphocytes
increased seasonal allergies
an older ault client tells the nurse that her granddaughter has chickenpox. the client is afraid to visit because she is afraid of getting shingles from her granddaughter. what is the nurses best response
shingles is caused by the firus that is left over from when you had chickenpox
a client recovering from hep a asks if he should take the vaccine to avoid contracting the disease again. what will the nurse say?
no having the infection has done the same thing a vaccination would.
the nurse notes that the client has a "left shift of their wbc count" which lab result supports this conclusion?
the bands outnumber of segmented neutrophils.
the client has been diagnosed with a deficiency of complement proteins. which health problem would the nurse expect to see with this client as a result?
the nurse prepares to admin a tetanus toxoid vaccination to a client who has suffered a punture wound. The client reports that he had a tetanus shot just one year ago. what is the nurses best response?
you probably do not need another vaccination now.
the nurse is providing dc teaching for a client following liver transplant sx. which statment indicates that additional teaching is needed?
if I develop an infection, I should stop taking my prednisone.
the nurse is caring for a client who feels depressed because of acute rejection following kidney transplant. which is the nurses best response?
one acute rejections episode does not mean that you will lose the new kidney. you can get better with the right treatment.
the client has undergone kidney transplant 6 weeks ago and is being seen by the home health care nurse. the client has a low grade fever, elevated bun and creatinine levels and decreased urine output. which condition does the nurse suspect.
acute graft rejections.
which type of immunity will the hep b immune globulin provide for the nurse
the nursing student doesnt know if she has had a chickenpox when and antibody titer to varicella zoster is performed the titer is negative. what is the correct interpretation of this finding?
the student nurse has never been infected with the varicella zoster virus and is susceptible to chickenpox
the nurse is teaching the client who has recently given birth about immunity that has been passed to the baby in utero. which statement by the client indicates that additional teaching is needed?
I had chickenpox and am immune to it, so my baby will not need to have the chickenpox vaccine.
the nurse is caring for a client who is hospitalized with abd pain and a rash. the physician suspects that the client may have ringworm infection and orders laboratory tests to be done. Which laboratory finding would the nurse expect to find with this type of infection?
the nurse reviews the lab results of a client scheduled to receive cancer chemotherapy and finds that the wbc count is 1500mm/3 what is the priority action of the nurse?
institutes reverse isolation precautions
the nurse is working with a student who has had a needlestick and has recieved a dose of hep b immunoglobin. the nurse is counseling the student about vaccination against hep be. which statment by the student indicates understanding?
I need to start the hep b vaccination series asap
the nurse is teaching a commuinity health class about inflammation. the nurse asks the class to list factors that can cause inflammation which responses by students are correct?
the nurse is teaching a commuinity health class about immune system. the nurse asks class to list various functions of bcells in immunity. which responses by students are correct?
they create antibodies
they turn inot memory cells that keep the person immune
they make all sorts of antibodies
the nurse is teaching a commuinity health class about immune system. the nurse asks class to list ways in which neutrophils are different from macrophages. which responses by students are correct?
macrophageslive longer then neutrophils
neutrophils arrive at the site of injury first
macrophages are effective against firuses while neutrophils are not
the nurse is teaching a commuinity health class about immune system. the nurse asks class to list various functions of antibodies. which responses by students are correct?
they deactivate toxins that are relased in an infection
they tag bacteria so the macrophages know to eat them up
they turn on the complement system
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