Lung Cancer/Signs of Approaching Death True and False

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  • 1
    Taste is usually the last sense to go before death.
  • 2
    Small cell lung cancers have less than a 5% 5 year prognosis.
  • 3
    Periods of apnea are normal nearing the time of death.

  • 4
    All lung cancers are terminal.
  • 5
    Large cell tumours tend to grow slowly.
  • 6
    Fluids should be encouraged until the end of life.

  • 7
    Lights should be dimmed towards death.
  • 8
    Patients may want to get out of bed towards the end of life with a surge of energy.
  • 9
    Stage I non-small cell carcinomas have only spread to nearby lymph nodes.
  • 10
    Stage IV non-small cell carcinoma has metastasized to other parts of the body.

  • 11
    A carcinogen is something that irritates the lungs.
  • 12
    There is increased incidence of lung cancer in men (than in women).
  • 13
    Lung cancer generally arises from the alveolar sacs.
  • 14
    If a patient is experiencing chest pain, the nurse should initially try changing his position.
  • 15
    Adenocarcinomas are the most prevalent form of lung cancer.

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