Week 10 quiz NURS 6521 Pharm - NURS 6521week 10 quiz Question 1 1 out of 1 points A patient is being discharged from the hospital and will be taking

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NURS 6521week 10 quiz Question 1 1 out of 1 points A patient is being discharged from the hospital and will be taking oxybutynin (Ditropan) for overactive bladder. The nurse will instruct the patient that she will be taking a medication Response Feedback: Oxybutynin is available as a transdermal patch and causes dry mouth approximately 60% of patients. The drug is not noted to cause palpitations or lightheadedness and it is not administered as an IM injection. Question 2 1 out of 1 points Alprostadil (Caverject), a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction, has been prescribed to a 42-year-old patient. When providing education to the patient and his wife, the nurse should inform the wife about which of the following adverse effects? Response Feedback: Vaginal burning, itching, or both can occur in the female partner of a man using intraurethral alprostadil. The nurse will advise the wife to be aware that this is a possibility. The pharmacodynamics of alprostadil may lead to hemodynamic changes such as low blood pressure and increased heart rate in the man. However, these changes are not clinically important and would not affect the female partner. The drug is not known to decrease sexual desire in either men or women. Question 3 1 out of 1 points A pregnant patient asks the nurse what over-the-counter medication she can take for recurring headaches. The nurse should recommend Response Feedback: Tylenol, which is acetaminophen, is the only analgesic recommended for use during pregnancy. Question 4 1 out of 1 points A 36-year-old woman with a history of dysmenorrhea has begun treatment with progesterone, which she will be receiving by the intramuscular route. The nurse participating in the woman's care should prioritize which of the following potential nursing diagnoses? Response Feedback: Progesterone therapy carries risks of thrombotic events and vision loss. It is not associated with fluid loss, incontinence, or cognitive changes. Question 5 1 out of 1 points
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A woman who is in the second trimester of her first pregnancy has been experiencing frequent headaches and has sought advice from her nurse practitioner about safe treatment options. What analgesic can the nurse most safely recommend? Response Feedback: Acetaminophen is the analgesic of choice during pregnancy. Question 6 1 out of 1 points After 6 months of unsuccessfully trying to conceive, a 31-year-old woman and her husband have sought a referral to a fertility specialist in order to explore their options. A nurse at the clinic should recognize that the woman may benefit from Response Feedback: Clomiphene is used in treating ovulatory failure in patients who want to become pregnant and have a fertile partner. Estrogen and progesterone are contraindicated in women who may become pregnant and neither drug increases the chance of conception. Mifepristone is used to end an early pregnancy.
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  • Fall '13
  • Pharmacology, progesterone, Therapeutic effect, estrogen

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