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QUESTION 1A newborn baby is diagnosed with a blood disorder in which her platelet count is low. Which of the following does the nurse suspect could be the reason?a.Increased megakaryocytesb.Increased platelet cell divisionc.Decreased thrombopoietind.Decreased spleen functionQUESTION 2During an infection, the nurse assesses the lymph nodes. Lymph nodes enlarge and become tender because:QUESTION 3The people from which country have the lowest risk for Hodgkin lymphoma?QUESTION 4A 10-year-old male is diagnosed with sickle cell anemia. When the parentsask who is responsible for this disease, what is the nurse’s best response?He most likely inherited it from:
QUESTION 5A 35-year-old female is diagnosed with vitamin B12 deficiency anemia (pernicious anemia). How should the nurse respond when the patient askswhat causes pernicious anemia? A decrease in ______ is the most likely cause.a.Ferritinb.Gastric enzymesc.Intrinsic factord.ErythropoietinQUESTION 6A 25-year-old female has a heavy menses during which she loses a profuse amount of blood. Which of the following adaptations should the nurse expect?QUESTION 7A 62-year-old female tells her health care provider she has been experiencing regular night sweats that cause her to wake up drenched. She also remarks that she has been unintentionally losing weight. Physicalexam reveals enlarged lymph nodes on her neck that do not appear to be painful. She should be screened for which of the following cancers?QUESTION 8A 65-year-old male experienced loss of appetite, weight loss, lemon-yellow skin, liver enlargement, and a beefy red tongue shortly before his death. Autopsy suggested pernicious anemia, and the cause of death would most likely reveal: