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1

Known for a goiter?

Grave’s disease (hyperthyroidism)

2

List 4 characteristics of breast cancer tumor?

Hard, painless, irregular edges, fixed

3

2 nursing care recommendations for patient with mastitis?

Cold compresses and supportive bra

4

HPV most important risk factor for?

Cervical cancer

5

Vaginal birth contraindicated for what disease?

Active herpes

You would need to do C- section

6

Rapid transit from stomach to intestines causing diaphoresis, discomfort, etc?

Dumping syndrome

7

Continuous dull ache in RUQ, epigastric or back is what?

Liver cancer

8

2 things you assess on dialysis fistula?

Bruit and thrill

9

Explain the difference between paraphimosis and phimosis?

Paraphimosis is foreskin is retracted backward and stuck there, phimosis is unable to retract over glans

10

Monistat is used for what condition?

Yeast infection (candidiasis)

11

The foremost factor that may influence the development of disease is what?

Genetic makeup

12

What medication used for genital herpes?

Acyclovir (Zithromax); Valtrex

13

What kind of surgery to fix large bowel obstruction?

Surgical resection

14

Too much or build-up of what by-product contributes to hepatic encephalopathy?

Ammonia

15

Priority post organ transplant is implementing?

Infection control measures

16

Raising hands during breast examination will increase chance of finding or detecting what?

Dimpling

17

To prevent recurrent vaginal infections?

Do not douche

18

Life threatening complication of gallstones is what?

Gangrene of the gallbladder

19

Pain related to first tampon use is called what?

Vulvodynia

20

What patient population most likely to be associated with hypothyroidism?

Elderly

21

What condition includes a complaint of painful and/or bloody ejaculation?

Prostatitis

22

Increasing what at home will decrease incidence of kidney stones?

Increased fluid intake

23

With peptic ulcer disease (PUD) physician order test to check for presence of what?

H. pylori

24

People who do this have 2x increase of bladder cancer?

Smoking

25

Man and women both have sickle cell trait (they are carriers); what chance does child have of inheriting condition?

25% kid will HAVE sickle cell, 50% chance of having trait → autosomal recessive 25%; autosomal dominant 50%

26

What lab work expect to be abnormal when diagnosing cholecystitis?

Bilirubin and WBC

27

Who should you call if a patient has catheter removed and a few hours later has urgency and 2 small volume voids?

No one- that is normal

28

How many years earlier than youngest family member with breast cancer should screening and mammography start?

5-10 years earlier

29

Name the 2 important screening tests for prostate cancer?

PSA, DRE

30

Impaired wound healing is a risk associated with what type of therapy?

Radiation