NUR Quizzes Review Test Submission: Week 10 - Quiz Review Test Submission: Week 10 - Quiz Review Test Submission: Week 10 - Quiz User Billy Joe Dycus Course NURS-6521N-28,Advanced Pharmacology.2016 Winter Qtr 11/28-02/19-PT27 Test Week 10 - Quiz Started 1/30/17 6:22 AM Submitted 1/30/17 6:52 AM Status Completed Attempt Score 40 out of 40 points Time Elapsed 29 minutes out of 1 hour and 40 minutes Instructions Please answer each question below and click Submit when you have completed the Quiz. Results Displayed Feedback Question 1 A woman is receiving prolonged drug therapy during her complicated pregnancy, and it may pose a risk to both the mother and the fetus. The primary care physician has made dosage adjustments to minimize adverse effects and prevent toxicity. The nurse should make sure Response Feedback: If prolonged drug use is necessary and poses a risk to the woman or the fetus, the pregnant woman and the fetus need to be monitored for both therapeutic and adverse effects of drug therapy. Serum levels of the drug should be monitored to detect elevations that may lead to adverse effects and the need for dosage adjustments. The FDA would not need to be informed that the woman is receiving drug therapy. At this point, with the patient already taking the drug, it is not necessary to check the FDA category of the drug. The use of nonpharmacologic alternatives is a good idea but would not be as critical as monitoring drug levels. Question 2 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. My Home Page Courses Help 1 out of 1 points 1 out of 1 points Billy Dycus 35
Question 3 A nurse is providing patient education to a 50-year-old woman who is taking methotrexate (MTX) for breast cancer. The nurse will instruct the patient to avoid which of the following drugs? Response Feedback: Because MTX is secreted by the renal tubules, certain drugs that follow the same pathway, such as salicylates, sulfonamides, phenytoin, and penicillin, may compete with MTX excretion, resulting in accumulation and increased toxicity. Therefore, if these drugs cannot be avoided, they should be discontinued 2 days before and restarted 2 days after MTX therapy. Acetaminophen, furosemide, and digoxin do not cause drug–drug interactions with MTX. Question 4 A 20-year-old woman will soon begin taking oral contraceptives for the first time. What advice should the nurse provide to this patient? Response Feedback: An important nursing intervention is teaching about signs and symptoms of potential complications of estrogen and progestin contraceptives. These may include headaches, vision changes or pain in the calves, abdomen or chest and should be reported promptly. The use of oral contraceptives does not preclude future pregnancy. There is not a 10 to 12 week time span between the initiation of oral contraceptives use and the prevention of pregnancy.
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