Compiled quiz questions no repeats - Compiled quiz questions no repeats Yellow Fabiola Blue Yanette Green Azahely Pink Gestel Red IDK A patient with a

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Compiled quiz questions no repeats Yellow – Fabiola Blue – Yanette Green – Azahely Pink – Gestel Red – IDK A patient with a history of heart failure is being treated with digoxin (Lanoxin). The nurse knows that this medication increases the force of contractions of the heart. What effect improves the contractility of the heart? Positive inotropic effect A patient has an elevated BUN and creatinine. The patient has been prescribed digoxin (Lanoxin) for heart failure. What aspect of care is the priority regarding this patient? The dose should be decreased in this patient. The home care nurse sees a patient for the first time. The patient has crackles in the lower lobes of the lungs, an audible S3, and pitting edema in the feet and ankles. What condition is the patient most likely experiencing? A. Myocardial infarction B. Liver disease C. Pneumonia D. Heart failure A patient is being treated for heart failure. Which of the following is most indicative of improved health status? A. Decreased pedal edema B. Increased skin turgor C. Improved sensorium D. Heart rate of 52 An older adult patient has been receiving treatment for heart failure and has been experiencing frequent episodes of peripheral edema. As a result, her care provider has added furosemide (Lasix) to her medication regimen. What assessment should the nurse perform on a daily basis for the duration of treatment? A. Pupillary response B. Magnesium level C. Body weights D. Arterial blood gasses A patient is experiencing nausea and visual disturbances when taking digoxin (Lanoxin). Which of the following medications will be administered? Digoxin immune fab (Digibind)
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A gerontological nurse is aware that increased aldosterone is a major factor in the pathophysiology of heart failure. Which of the following medications reduces aldosterone-induced retention of sodium and water? Spironolactone A patient is being administered digoxin (Lanoxin) for treatment of heart failure. At what level should the serum potassium level be maintained? 3.5 to 5.0 mEq/L When instructing a patient on the use of a nitroglycerin patch, what should the patient be taught regarding the advantage of the nitroglycerin patch? It has a longer duration of action. A patient is admitted to the emergency department with chest pain that is unrelieved with sublingual organic nitrates. What medication will most likely be administered? Intravenous Nitroglycerin A medical nurse has administered an oral dose of 30 mg nifedipine long-acting to a patient with a diagnosis of angina. What principle should guide the nurse's follow-up assessment after administering this drug? A. The patient’s blood pressure, heart rate, and oxygen saturation level should be assessed 30 minutes after administration of nifedipine B. Nifedipine has the potential to induce prodysrhythmic effects C. Nifedipine does not affect heart rate, so assessment after administration is not normally necessary D. The patient’s heart rate will be at the lowest; approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour after
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  • Fall '15
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