QOD 74: Tumors and Sleep (Oncology/Basic Care and Comfort)

QOD 74: Tumors and Sleep (Oncology/Basic Care and Comfort)

Question:

A 37-year-old patient with a spinal tumor has been having a difficult time sleeping. Which best explains how a tumor can make sleep more difficult for a patient with cancer?

Answer:

B.  The tumor may place pressure on parts of the body that can be uncomfortable

Rationale . . .