Chapter 18 Providing Care for People with Specific Illnesses Vocabulary is in a separate card file

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Chapter 18 Providing Care for People with Specific Illnesses Vocabulary is in a separate card file
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- Describe the nature of acute and chronic conditions and explain what it can be like to live with a chronic condition. - Describe the characteristics of several common conditions that people receiving health care may have. - Describe the nurse assistant's role in caring for a person with one of these common conditions. NOTE: Read all the observations to actions!!! :)
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  1. 1. A person with arthritis should be encouraged to:

    a. Avoid the pain by not moving.

    b. Take cold showers to reduce swelling of joints.

    c. Exercise strenuously to keep joints flexible.

    d. Do active or passive range-of-motion exercises regularly.
    d. Do active or passive range-of-motion exercises regularly.
  2. 2. A person with chronic heart failure generally is most comfortable when:

    A. Lying flat
    B. Lying on the left side
    C. Lying on the right side
    D. Sitting up
    D. Sitting up
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. 3. A person with diabetes:

    A. Needs to eat extra sugar and protein to maintain her strength.
    B. May have reduced sensation in his feet
    C. Needs to eliminate exercise completely.
    D. Needs to have the nurse assistant cut his toenails daily so that they do not become to long.
    B. May have reduced sensation in his feet
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. 4. A person with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) should be encouraged to:

    a. Eat one large meal per day instead of several smaller meals

    b. Lie flat after eating.

    c. Breath deeply often during the day.

    d. Smoke to relieve tension.
    c. Breath deeply often during the day.
  5. 5. When you provide care for someone who has had a stroke, you must:

    a. Place the person's method of calling for help with reach on the person's unaffected side.

    b. Position the person so that he lies flat when he eats, because he may be paralyzed and my drool.

    c. Place food in the person's mouth on the affected side.

    d. Keep the paralyzed arm or leg lower than the rest of the body to keep blood flowing into it.
    a. Place the person's method of calling for help with reach on the person's unaffected side.
  6. 6. A person can get human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) by:

    a. Sharing eating utensils with an infected person.

    b. Getting bitten by an infected dog.

    c. Sharing needles with an infected drub user.

    d. Coming into contact with someone's sweat during a basketball game.
    c. Sharing needles with an infected drub user.
  7. 7. Which of he followin statements about depressing is true?

    a. Depression is a normal consequence of aging.

    b. There is no treatment for depression.

    c. A person who is severely depressed may try to commit suicide.

    d. A person who is depressed just wants extra attention.
    c. A person who is severely depressed may try to commit suicide.
  8. 8. All of the following statements about chemotherapy are true EXCEPT:

    a. Chemotherapy makes the person less susceptible to infection.

    b Chemotherapy can affect the person's senses of taste and smell.

    c. Chemotherapy can cause the person to feel very tired.

    d. Chemotherapy can be combined with radiation therapy.
    a. Chemotherapy makes the person less susceptible to infection.
  9. 9. Mrs Knight is recovering from a broken hip.  Which of the following most accurately describes Mrs. Knight's care needs?

    a. Mrs. Knight may have weight-bearing restrictions and will need help with reposition.

    b. Mrs. Knight will need warm tub baths to promote healing of the bone.

    c. When Mrs. Knight is sitting down, her hips should be flexed more than 90 degrees.

    d. All of the above
    a. Mrs. Knight may have weight-bearing restrictions and will need help with reposition.

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