DEWITS FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS AND SKILLS FOR NURSING 5TH EDITION WILLIAMS TEST BANK

Chapter 02: Concepts of Health, Illness, Stress, and Health Promotion Williams: deWit's Fundamental Concepts and Skills for Nursing, 5th Edition MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. The nurse is aware that any description of health would include the concept that: a. health is the absence of illness, and illness is the presence of chronic disease. b. culture, education, and socioeconomic status influence one’s definition of health or illness. c. illness is a biological malfunction, and health is biological soundness. d. lifestyle factors are the major determinants of health or illness. ANS: B The concept of health is influenced by culture, education, and socioeconomic factors. DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: p. 15 OBJ: Theory #1 TOP: Views of Health and Illness KEY: Nursing Process Step: Planning MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance: Prevention and Detection of Disease 2. The nurse takes into consideration that the patient with an admitting diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes mellitus and influenza is described as having: a. two chronic illnesses. b. two acute illnesses. c. one chronic and one acute illness. d. one acute and one infectious illness. ANS: C NURSINGTB.COM Chronic illnesses can be controlled but not cured, and are long-lasting. Acute illnesses develop suddenly and resolve in a short time. Type 2 diabetes mellitus would be considered chronic, whereas influenza would be considered acute. DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: p. 15 OBJ: Theory #1 TOP: Classification of Illnesses KEY: Nursing Process Step: Planning MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance: Prevention and Detection of Disease 3. The nurse explains that an idiopathic disease is one that: a. is caused by inherited characteristics. b. develops suddenly, related to new viruses. c. results from injury during labor or delivery. d. has an unknown cause. ANS: D Idiopathic disease is defined as disease whose cause is unknown. DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: p. 15 OBJ: Theory #1 TOP: Classification of Illnesses KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance: Prevention and Detection of Disease 4. The nurse assesses a terminal illness in: a. a 76-year-old admitted to a nursing home with Alzheimer disease who is pacing and asking to go home.

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  • Pages 12
  • Category Test banks
  • School / University Harvard University
  • Course Nursing
  • Course Level University level
  • Year 2022
  • Keywords DEWITS FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS AND SKILLS FOR NURSING 5TH EDITION, WILLIAMS, DEWITS, FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS AND SKILLS FOR NURSING, NURSING, NURSING TEST BANK
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