Chapter 9 - A B C D Ans A B C D Ans The nurse is explaining...

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1. The nurse is explaining the process of fertilization to a patient who has just learned of being pregnant. On which day during pregnancy should the nurse explain that the embryo implants on the uterine surface? A) Four days after fertilization B) Eight to 10 days after fertilization C) The 14th day of a “typical” menstrual cycle D) Ten days after the start of the menstrual flow Ans: B Feedback: Implantation, or contact between the growing structure and the uterine endometrium, occurs approximately 8 to 10 days after fertilization. Four days after fertilization the structure is a zygote. Implantation does not occur on the 14th day of a typical menstrual cycle or 10 days after the start of a menstrual flow. 2. A patient who learns of being 9 weeks pregnant asks the nurse to explain the changes that are occurring with her body. Which nursing diagnosis should the nurse identify as being appropriate for the patient at this time? 3. The nurse is teaching a patient in the first trimester of pregnancy about the
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importance of folic acid in the diet and how folic acid supplements might be beneficial. For which reason is the nurse teaching the patient about this vitamin?
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