1. The nurse is preparing to teach the patient about maintaining his health. Which whole medical system would best aid the nurse in guiding the patient?
C Holistic nursing
D Traditional Chinese medicine 2. The patient describes methods he has been using for affordable health care. Which ones are complementary and alternative therapies (CATs) (select all that apply)?
D Healing Touch
E Chiropractic therapy 3. Which concepts are part of the focus of the integrative model of health care (select all that apply)?
A Fix the ailing body part.
B Health is a personal responsibility.
C Diseases must be treated for healing.
D Use natural, less invasive modalities.
E Join the mind-body-spirit for healing.
F Health care focuses on the physical body. 4. The nurse is teaching the patient about the use of herbs. What key concept needs to be included when teaching about the use of herbs?
A There may be an increased risk of bleeding.
B Take as much as needed to improve symptoms.
C Report any side effects to the clerk at the health food store.
D Be aware of the risks such as drug reactions when taken in combination with other drugs. 5. A nurse is counseling a patient about dietary supplements normally used for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Which supplement has strong scientific evidence for its use?
B Green tea
D Omega-3 fatty acids 6. The nurse responds to a patient's question regarding the safety and efficacy of glucosamine for the treatment of osteoarthritis based on what knowledge?
A All dietary supplements are controlled by the FDA and thus are deemed safe and effective.
B There is weak scientific evidence for the use of this supplement in the treatment of osteoarthritis.
C There is good scientific evidence for the use of this supplement in the treatment of osteoarthritis.
D There is unclear scientific