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19.The nurse understands that when an Asian patient refers toyin, the patient is referring to a balancing force that is repre-sented by:a.light.b.a masculine force.c.cold and feminine elements.d.harmony.ANS:CYinis the balancing force to yang that is represented by ele-ments that are dark, cold, and feminine.
DIF:Cognitive Level: ComprehensionREF:p. 192|Table14-3OBJ: Theory #7TOP:Nutritional PracticesKEY: Nursing Process Step: PlanningMSC:NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Basic Care andComfort20.The nurse understands that acupuncture and acupressureare alternative therapies based on:
DIF:Cognitive Level: ComprehensionREF:p. 192|Table14-3OBJ: Theory #5TOP:Alternative TreatmentsKEY: Nursing Process Step: PlanningMSC:NCLEX: Psychosocial Integrity: Coping andAdaptation21.A nurse is caring for a Catholic patient who has just givenbirth to a nonviable fetus. When considering the religion ofthis patient, the nurse should:
the fetus is nonviable.b.baptize the fetus if a priestis not immediately available.c.encourage the mother toconsider tubal ligation.d.discuss hormonal contracep-tion with the mother.ANS:BWithin the Catholic religion, infants must be baptized soonafter birth because of the belief that babies not baptized willnot go to Heaven. Even aborted fetuses must be baptized. Ifa priest is not immediately available, the nurse may baptizeby pouring holy water on the head and saying, “I baptize youin the name of the Father, of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.”DIF:Cognitive Level: ApplicationREF:p. 186|Box 14-1OBJ: Clinical Practice #6TOP:Religious Influencein Health CareKEY: Nursing Process Step: ImplementationMSC:NCLEX: Psychosocial Integrity: Coping andAdaptation22.A nurse caring for a patient who is a practicing Jehovah’sWitness and who has had surgery confirms that ___________ ison hand to be infused.
fused.DIF:Cognitive Level: ApplicationREF:p. 186|Table 14-1OBJ: Clinical Practice #1TOP:Religious Influencein Health CareKEY: Nursing Process Step: PlanningMSC:NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Basic Care andComfort

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