NCLEX-RN Question 13

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Q: Which patient is at greatest risk for pancreatic cancer?
1. An elderly African American man with a history of smoking and alcohol use
2. A young white obese woman with gallbladder disease
3. A young African American man with juvenile-onset diabetes
4. An elderly white woman with a history of pancreatitis

Correct Answer: 1
Pancreatic cancer is more common in African American, males, and smokers. Others associated factors include alcohol use, diabetes, obesity, history of pancreatitis, exposure to organic chemicals, consumption of a high-fat d…iet, and previous abdominal irradiation. Focus: Prioritization

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