Chapter 47 Herbal and Dietary Supplement Therapy

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Chapter 47  Herbal and Dietary Supplement Therapy

 

 

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MULTIPLE CHOICE

1. What is black cohosh used for?
a.
Preventing miscarriage during the first trimester
b.
Reducing symptoms of premenstrual syndrome
c.
Providing antispasmodic activity of the gastrointestinal (GI) system
d.
Controlling migraine headaches

ANS: B
Black cohosh is used to reduce symptoms of premenstrual syndrome, dysmenorrhea, and menopause. Therapy is not recommended for longer than 6 months. Because of its effect of relaxing the uterus, black cohosh is not used in pregnant women. Black cohosh does not affect the GI system or relieve migraines.

DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: Page 758 OBJ: 1
TOP: Nursing Process Step: Implementation
MSC: NCLEX Client Needs Category: Physiological Integrity
NOT: CONCEPT(S): Clinical Judgment; Health Promotion

2. Which herbal medicine may improve a patient’s short-term memory loss and cognitive function?
a.
Ginger
b.
Green tea
c.
Feverfew
d.
Ginkgo biloba extract

ANS: D
Ginkgo biloba extract is used primarily for increasing cerebral blood flow, particularly in geriatric patients. Conditions treated are short-term memory loss, headache, dizziness, tinnitus, and emotional instability with anxiety. Ginger is used to relieve nausea. Green tea has antioxidant effects. Feverfew is used to relieve migraines.

DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: Page 762 OBJ: 1
TOP: Nursing Process Step: Implementation
MSC: NCLEX Client Needs Category: Physiological Integrity
NOT: CONCEPT(S): Clinical Judgment; Health Promotion; Cognition; Perfusion

3. Which statement about dietary supplements is true?
a.
Dietary supplements are considered safe and effective.
b.
Dietary supplements have not been tested for safety or efficacy.
c.
There are no serious adverse effects to taking dietary supplements.
d.
Dietary supplements have full FDA and USP approval.

ANS: B
Labels and advertisements of dietary supplements must contain a statement that the product has not yet been evaluated by the FDA for the treatment, cure, or prevention of disease. Legally, dietary supplements are not required to be safe and effective, and unfounded claims of therapeutic benefits abound. There can be serious adverse effects when taking dietary supplements. Dietary supplements are not fully approved by the FDA or the United States Pharmacopeia (USP).

DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: Page 755 OBJ: 1
TOP: Nursing Process Step: Evaluation
MSC: NCLEX Client Needs Category: Safe, Effective Care Environment
NOT: CONCEPT(S): Clinical Judgment; Safety

4. Which dietary supplement should be used with extreme caution if the patient is on a platelet inhibitor?
a.
Aloe
b.
Ephedra
c.
Green tea
d.
Garlic

ANS: D
Garlic reduces platelet aggregation and should be used with extreme caution in patients receiving platelet inhibitors (e.g., aspirin, ticlopidine, dipyridamole, clopidogrel).

DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: Page 761 | Page 762
OBJ: 2 TOP: Nursing Process Step: Evaluation
MSC: NCLEX Client Needs Category: Health Promotion and Maintenance
NOT: CONCEPT(S): Clinical Judgment; Safety; Clotting

5. What is St. John’s wort used to treat?
a.
Rheumatoid arthritis
b.
Asthma
c.
Depression
d.
Viral infections

ANS: C
St. John’s wort is used to treat mild depression and heal wounds. The action of St. John’s wort is unknown. Studies have shown a prolonged effect of serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine as a result of decreased reuptake. Aloe is used to treat arthritis. Ephedra is used to treat asthma. Goldenseal is used to treat viral infections.

DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: Page 765 OBJ: 1
TOP: Nursing Process Step: Evaluation
MSC: NCLEX Client Needs Category: Psychological Integrity
NOT: CONCEPT(S): Clinical Judgment; Health Promotion; Mood and Affect

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