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Women's Health_Ch 33

Foundations of Maternal-Newborn Nursing Ch 33

Fecal occult blood testing is used in early identification of _____. colon or rectal cancer
S/S of MI in women fatigue, nausea, vomiting, sweating, & dizziness.
Pap tests can be used to identify _____. early changes in cervical tissue that may lead to cervical cancer
Risk factors for developing breast cancer advancing age, prior hx. or family hx. of breast cancer, & genetic mutations BRCA1 & BRCA2 & p53 genes.
Lifestyle factors related to breast cancer high intake of dietary fat, smoking, alcohol
Adjuvant therapy for breast cancer radiation, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, and immunotherapy.
Hormone replacement therapy is contraindicated for women who have _______. thromboembolic disease, undiagnosed vaginal bleeding, previous episodes of breast cancer or untreated uterine cancer, or chronic liver disease.
What is the purpose of hormone replacement therapy? Manage the symptoms of estrogen deficit(i.e. hot flashes, atrophic vaginitis) & to decrease bone mineral loss that results in osteoporosis.
Created by: amysfenton