6. Which of the following statements made by a client regarding complementary therapy indicates a need for further clarification? A. “My doctor said it was okay to use complementary therapy for cancer treatment, so I will cancel my radiation treatments.”B. “I’m hoping that massage therapy will help reduce the amount of pain medication I use for my myalgia.”C. “I think it helps me get better faster when I picture the drugs punching out the germs in my body.”D. “Prayer is a form of therapy.”ANS: A Complementary therapies are intended to be used with, rather than to replace, traditional forms of therapy to integrate the mind, body, and spirit into the healing process. DIF: Cognitive Level: Application or higher TOP: Nursing Process Step: Evaluation MSC: Client Needs Category: Physiological Integrity
7. Which of the following types of complementary therapy is considered low risk? DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge TOP: Nursing Process Step: N/A MSC: Client Needs Category: Safe, Effective Care Environment; 8. Which of the following therapies could be initiated by the medical-surgical nurse without special training? DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge TOP: Nursing Process Step: N/A MSC: Client Needs Category: Psychological Integrity
9. Which activity by the nurse would be appropriate in caring for a client using complementary therapies as a supplement to traditional treatment for cancer?
- Spring '17
- Nursing, Nursing Process Step, Client Needs Category, Complementary and Alternative Therapies, Alternative Therapy