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Health Promotion Throughout The Life Span 7th Edition by Carole Lium Edelman -Test Bank

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Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span, 7th Edition

Chapter 07: Health Promotion and the Family Test Bank


1. Which of the following theories is an attempt to explain families as a set of interacting individuals with patterns of living that influence health decisions? a. Feminist theory b. Systems theory c. Developmental theory d. Resiliency theory ANS: B Systems theory is an attempt to explain patterns of living among the individuals who make up the family system. DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: 173 2. Which of the following would be described as a family structural component? a. Breadwinner of house b. Socialization of children c. Immunization of children d. Launching of children ANS: A Structural components of the family refer to family roles and relationships. DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: 174 3. Your clients are a middle-age married couple, with a son who has just graduated from college. Which developmental tasks would you expect from your clients? a. Involvement in after-school activities for their son b. Strengthening the marital relationship for future family stages c. Acting as a launching center for their son d. Responding to the prospect of a sharp reduction in income ANS: C Families with young adults act as launching centers for children ready to leave home. DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: 191 4. The ecomap of a client’s family has slashed lines drawn from the son to the family church. This lets the nurse know: a. That the son is deceased b. That the son is actively involved with the family church c. That the son has a stressful relationship with the church d. That the son has no relationship with the church ANS: C Slashed lines on an ecomap signify stressful relationships. DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: 182 5. A client reports that her husband is taking a new job in another city. She is very depressed about the move and does not want to go. The nurse should: a. Assess the client’s and family’s coping mechanisms in handling stress b. Encourage the client to act excited about the move c. Talk to the husband to get his perspective on the move d. Tell her that all families must cope with new situations from time to time ANS: A The family’s ability to cope with demands of everyday living determines its level of success. The nurse needs to assess how the family usually copes with stressful situations to find ways that might be available to the family now to cope with the current situation. DIF: Cognitive Level: Synthesis REF: 186 6. In a blended family in which the mother and the father differ on how to spend and save money, the parents are constantly arguing with each other. The nurse knows that her plan of care for this couple must include which of the following? a. Assisting the couple in developing strategies that are congruent with their values b. Recognizing that the couple will be most effective if each partner defends his or her own values c. Focusing the couple on outcomes that each wants to accomplish d. Diverting the couple’s attention to areas in which they are successful ANS: A When strategies are used that are congruent with each individual’s values, the couple adjusts. DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: 188 7. A blended family has six children, ages 2, 4, 4, 5, 7, and 10. During a visit to the home, you notice that the 7-year-old seems quiet and withdrawn, whereas the other children are playing loudly in the garage. You suspect that the child’s quiet state may result from: a. Having been abused b. Being one of multiple children closely spaced in age c. Low family self-esteem d. Having received a spanking before your arrival ANS: B Risks associated with role relationships in blended families include multiple closely spaced children, which limits the parents’ time for interaction to meet individual children’s needs. DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: 189 8. Your clients have 2-year-old twins. Health promotion advice to be included in your plan of care for this couple should include: a. Wearing bicycle helmets for safety b. Caution around the family swimming pool c. Education on crossing the street at lights d. Advocating day care for adequate socialization ANS: B Two-year-olds are prone to wandering to where water is and could fall into a swimming pool without being noticed. DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: 189 9. Health promotion assessment for a family with a 9-month-old should be most concerned about questions relating to which of the following? a. The age of the house in which the family lives b. Genetic diseases in the family c. Driving practices in the family d. Toilet training for the child ANS: A A typical 9-month-old is beginning to crawl. Houses built before 1974 may contain lead-based paint, to which a crawling baby might have access. Lead causes neurological damage and anemia. DIF: Cognitive Level: Synthesis REF: 189


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