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Rationale 2: Exercise helps to increase circulation to the muscles and is recommended therapy for fibromyalgia.Rationale 3: There is no particular diet that has been shown to improve fibromyalgia.Rationale 4: Anxiety and depression must be controlled in order to control fibromyalgia.Global Rationale: Cognitive Level: AnalyzingClient Need: Physiological IntegrityClient Need Sub: Physiological AdaptationNursing/Integrated Concepts: Nursing Process: EvaluationLearning Outcome: 49-5Question 27Type: MCMAA patient diagnosed with fibromyalgia is interested in alternative and complementary therapies to treat the disorder. The nurse suggests the patient examine which types of therapy?Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.Standard Text: Select all that apply.1. Acupuncture2. Reflexology3. Prescription antidepressants4. Electrical stimulation5. PrayerCorrect Answer: 1,2,4,5Rationale 1: Acupuncture is used in the treatment of fibromyalgia.
Rationale 2: Reflexology has been used to treat fibromyalgia.Rationale 3: Prescription antidepressants are standard medical treatment for fibromyalgia.Rationale 4: Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is used in the treatment of fibromyalgia.Rationale 5: Meditation and prayer have been helpful in the treatment of fibromyalgia.Global Rationale: Cognitive Level: ApplyingClient Need: Health Promotion and MaintenanceClient Need Sub: Nursing/Integrated Concepts: Nursing Process: ImplementationLearning Outcome: 49-5Question 28Type: MCSAA patient states, “I am in such pain. Do you think I might have fibromyalgia?” Which response by the nurse is indicated?1. “Have you been in pain over 2 months?”2. “You must stop smoking before a diagnosis of fibromyalgia can be made.”3.
“Have you considered having the blood test for fibromyalgia?”4. “In which areas do you have pain?”
1. “Pregabalin will cure my fibromyalgia.”2. “I should not drive until I see how this drug affects me.”3. “It is okay for me to relax with a glass of wine in the evening before bed.”4. “If this drug doesn’t help me, I can quit taking it and try something else.”Correct Answer: 2Rationale 1: There is no cure for fibromyalgia. Pregabalin will help control symptoms.