A female patient age 59 has lost 10 lb in the first 3

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18.A female patient, age 59, has lost 10 lb in the first 3 weeks of her chemotherapy and does not eat because nothing tastes good. What would be the appropriate nursing diagnosis for the plan of care?a.Ineffective health maintenance, related to lack of knowledge of nutritional requirements during radiation therapyb.Risk for infection, related to poor nutritionc.Imbalanced nutrition: less than body requirements, related to anorexiad.Ineffective therapeutic regimen management, related to refusal to eatANS: CNursing diagnosis includes imbalanced nutrition: less than body requirements, related to anorexia from changes in taste and smell.
DIF:Cognitive Level: AnalysisREF:Page 805 , NCPOBJ:13TOP:ChemotherapyKEY:Nursing Process Step: DiagnosisMSC:NCLEX: Physiological Integrity19.What measures would the home health nurse, designing nursing interventions for a patient receiving external radiation treatments for a malignancy, recommend to protect the patient’s skin?
DIF:Cognitive Level: ApplicationREF:Page 802OBJ:13TOP:External radiation therapyKEY:Nursing Process Step: ImplementationMSC:NCLEX: Physiological Integrity20.Which statement is most appropriate for a nurse to tell a patient before insertion of the radioactive implant?
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DIF:Cognitive Level: AnalysisREF:Page 802OBJ:13TOP:Internal radiation therapyKEY:Nursing Process Step: ImplementationMSC:NCLEX: Safe, Effective Care Environment

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