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Through the use of the nursing process, holistic health care rendered by nurses includes all but one of the stated activities:
A. Health promotion
B. Health maintenance
C. Illness accentuation
D. Restorative rehabilitative care
Healing environments can be created by nurses with the use of:
A. Holistic nursing practices
B A cure-based nursing focus
C. Transpersonalized care
D. Prescription drugs
Holistic nursing practices
The relative health and well-being of the nurse in relation to helping patients constitutes a vital force in the healing process. A method that would be helpful to nurses in fostering their own health is:
B. Clarify values and beliefs
C. Work and act in isolation
D. Setting unrealistic goals
Clarify values and beliefs
Massage, acupressure, reflexology, and Reiki all share a common characteristic in how their therapeutic intervention is managed. This characteristic involves:
A. Touch therapy
B. Mind--body therapy
C. Music therapy
D. Meditation therapy
The nurse has been invited to talk to the Women's Guild in your community about the cautions of aromatherapy. Which of the following would be correctly presented to the audience?
A. Aromatic oils are produced by a standard quality formula.
B. The oils can be stored in any type of container.
C. The skin should always be tested for allergies by applying a small amount of oil to the area before treatment.
D. Oils should not be used in pregnancy.
The skin should always be tested for allergies by applying a small amount of oil to the area before treatment.
Herbal products are very popular worldwide and in the United States for prevention and treatment of illness. It is believed that the health practitioner should:
A. Study and include them in questions when taking a patient's history
B. Study them just for the knowledge
C. Not bother studying them
D. Use them for himself
Study and include them in questions when taking a patient's history
The nurse has been asked to share information about music therapy with a group of high school students who are studying the effects of alternative treatment methods in health care. Which statement below most accurately reflects strength of this therapy?
A. Music can serve as a vehicle for altering ordinary levels of consciousness to achieve the mind's fullest potential.
B. Music therapy can only be used in a limited practice setting.
C. Any type of music will help the body restore regulatory functions in times of stress or illness.
D. Only the right side of the brain is active when utilizing this therapy.
Music can serve as a vehicle for altering ordinary levels of consciousness to achieve the mind's fullest potential.
A class project's objective is to prepare a speech on the functions of humor in nursing situations for students. Following the presentation, the nurse knows the message was understood by the participants when they respond that humor:
A. Increases the social distance between persons and assists in putting people at ease
B. Facilitates learning
C. Holds in anger and aggression
D. Aggravates coping mechanisms
A nervous client scheduled for heart surgery the next day calls his pastor. During this conversation, he asks the pastor to pray for him. After completing the encounter, the client calmly says, "Now I know I'll be in good hands." This sense of calmness by the client can be explained through which of the following?
A. The action has increased his well-being.
B. The action has decreased his well-being.
C. The action has a questionable action on his well-being.
D. The action assured him people will know he is sick.
The action has a questionable action on his well-being.
Choose the appropriate mind-body therapies. (Select all that apply.)
B. Therapeutic touch and meditation
D. Music therapy
Yoga, Hypnosis, Music therapy