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Friday 25 March 2022

Cancer and Oncology Q 101

The nurse is instructing the client to perform a testicular self-examination. The nurse tells the client:
    A. That testicular examination should be done at least every 6 months
    B. To gently feel the testicle with one finger to feel for a growth
    C. To examine the testicles while lying down
    D. The best time for the examination is after a shower

Correct Answer: D. The best time for the examination is after a shower

Option D: The testicular-self examination is recommended monthly after a warm shower or bath when the scrotal skin is relaxed. The client should stand to examine the testicles. Using both hands, with the fingers under the scrotum and the thumbs on top, the client should gently roll the testicles, feeling for any lumps.

Option A: Testicular self-examination is done at least once a month.
Option B: Testicles are examined using both hands by placing the index and middle fingers under the scrotum.
Option C: To do the exam, the patient should stand in front of a mirror.

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