QUESTION 1 1. A 29-year-old female patient has been prescribed orlistat (Xenical) for morbid obesity. The nurse is providing patient education concerning the drug. An important instruction to the patient would be to A . omit the dose if the meal does not contain protein. B . omit the dose if the meal does not contain fat. C . take orlistat in one dose at breakfast. D . take orlistat and multivitamins together. 1 points QUESTION 2 1. Following an endoscopy, a 66-year-old man has been diagnosed with a duodenal ulcer resulting from Helicobacter pylori infection. Which of the following medications will likely be used in an attempt to eradicate the patient's H. pylori infection? (Select all that apply.) A . Aluminum hydroxide B . Antibiotics C . Ondansetron (Zofran) D . Cisapride (Propulsid) E. A PPI 1 points QUESTION 3 1. A nurse is overseeing the care of a young man whose ulcerative colitis is being treated with oral prednisone. Which of the following actions should the nurse take in order to minimize the potential for adverse drug effects and risks associated with prednisone treatment? A . Carefully assess the patient for infections B . Avoid OTC antacids for the duration of treatment C . Advocate for intravenous, rather than oral, administration D . Teach the patient strategies for dealing with headaches 1 points QUESTION 4
1. A woman with an inflammatory skin disorder has begun taking prednisone in an effort to control the signs and symptoms of her disease. The nurse who is providing care for this patient should prioritize which of the following potential nursing diagnoses in the organization of the patient's care? A . Acute Confusion B . Impaired Gas Exchange C . Fluid Volume Excess D . Constipation 1 points QUESTION 5 1. A 42-year-old man is being treated for a peptic ulcer with ranitidine (Zantac) taken PO at bedtime. Even though few adverse effects are associated with this drug, one common adverse effect that can be severe is A . irritability. B . headache. C . dry mouth. D . heart palpitations. 1 points QUESTION 6 1. Prior to administering a dose of 5-FU to a patient with pancreatic cancer, the nurse is conducting the necessary drug research. The nurse is aware that 5-FU is a cell cycle–specific chemotherapeutic agent. Which of the following statements best describes cell cycle–specific drugs? A . They follow a specific sequence of cytotoxic events in order to achieve cell death. B . They affect cancerous cells and normal body cells in a similar manner. C . They affect cancerous cells during a particular phase of cellular reproduction. D . They achieve a synergistic effect when administered in combination with cell cycle–nonspecific drugs. 1 points QUESTION 7 1. A nurse is providing discharge instructions to a patient who will be taking fludrocortisone at home. The nurse will encourage the patient to eat a diet that is
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