Chapter 9 Genetics Perspectives in Nursing

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Chapter 9  Genetics Perspectives in Nursing

 

 

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1.
Individuals have multiple DNA sequences. A patient with ABO blood type has:

A) Multiple alleles B) Single alleles C) Antigens D) Increased immunity

2.
A patient is admitted with a diagnosis of trisomy. This patient has three number 21 chromosomes. What factor describes this genetic change?
A)
The mother also has genetic mutation of chromosome 21.
B)
The patient has a nondisjunction occurring during meiosis.
C)
During meiosis a reduction of chromosomes results in 23.
D)
The patient will have a single X chromosome and infertility.

3.
While reading a chart the nurse notes the patient has a gene mutation that affects protein structure, producing hemoglobin S. The patient will experiences symptoms of:
A)
Edema
C)
Metastasis of a glioblastoma
B)
Thrombotic organ damage
D)
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

4.
Huntington’s Disease is an autosomal dominant disorder with progressive neural degeneration and dementia. The gene mutation of this disorder is a(n):

A) Deletion B) Insertion C) Triplet D) Rearrangement

5.
During the admission assessment the nurse notes many café-au-lait spots on the patient’s trunk, back, neck, and legs. The patient has a diagnosis of neurofibromatosis type 1. Based on nurse’s knowledge of neurofibromatosis the nurse understands that a single family member has a(n):
A)
Spontaneous mutation
C)
Nondisjunction
B)
Germline mutation
D)
Monosomy

 

Answer Key

1.
A
2.
B
3.
B
4.
C
5.
A

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