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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: Analyzing Client Need: Physiological Integrity Client Need Sub: Physiological Adaptation Nursing/Integrated Concepts: Nursing Process: Evaluation Learning Outcome: 49-5 Question 27 Type: MCMA A 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. Acupuncture 2. Reflexology 3. Prescription antidepressants 4. Electrical stimulation 5. Prayer Correct Answer: 1,2,4,5 Rationale 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: Applying Client Need: Health Promotion and Maintenance Client Need Sub: Nursing/Integrated Concepts: Nursing Process: Implementation Learning Outcome: 49-5 Question 28 Type: MCSA A 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: 2 Rationale 1 : There is no cure for fibromyalgia. Pregabalin will help control symptoms.

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