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Review Test Submission: Week 4 - Quiz ContentCourseNURS-6521N-15,Advanced Pharmacology.2016 Winter Qtr 11/28-02/19-PT27 TestWeek 4 - Quiz StatusCompleted Attempt Score30 out of 30 points InstructionsPlease answer each question below and click Submit when you have completed the Quiz.Results DisplayedFeedbackQuestion 16 1 out of 1 pointsA 20-year-old woman calls the clinic at 5 PM and reports to the nurse that she forgot to take her morning dose of fexofenadine (Allegra). She usually takes her evening dose at 8 PM. She wants to know what she should do. The nurse will instruct her toResponse Feedback: Since it is only 3 hours until her evening dose, the nurse will instruct her to forget about the morning dose and take the evening dose as scheduled. It is not advisable to take two doses at the same time, and there is no need to skip the evening dose as well.Question 17 1 out of 1 points
A man who smokes one pack of cigarettes daily has been diagnosed with chronic bronchitis. He has been prescribed theophylline by his family doctor. What effect will the patient's smoking status have on the therapeutic use of theophylline?Response Feedback: Smoking cigarettes may decrease serum theophylline levels. In fact, some patients who smoke require an increase in theophylline dosage of up to 50%. Theophylline is not associated with a risk of anaphylactoid reaction. Theophylline doses do not need to be concurrent with the use of bronchodilators.Question 18 1 out of 1 pointsThe parents of a 7-year-old boy who has just been diagnosed with allergic asthma are being taught about their son's medication regimen by the nurse. The nurse is currently teaching the parent's about the appropriate use of a “rescue drug” for acute exacerbations of their son's asthma. What drug should the nurse suggests the parents to use in these situations?Response Feedback: Albuterol is a rescue drug that should be used first for all acute symptoms of shortness of breath or wheezing. Theophylline does not produce rapid symptom relief and beclomethasone is a maintenance drug. Acetylcysteine is not used in the treatment of asthma because itis used to manage secretions, which are not associated with asthma.