Nurs6521 Advance Pharmacology WK8 Quiz.docx

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QUESTION 1 1. Which of the following would a nurse assess for in a patient who is taking polymyxin B systemically? A . Nephrotoxicity and hepatotoxicity B . Endocarditis and hypertension C . Peripheral neuropathy D . Hyperkalemia and hyponatremia 1 points QUESTION 2 1. An immunocompromised cancer patient has developed cryptococcal meningitis and been admitted to the intensive care unit for treatment with amphotericin B. How should the nurse most safely administer this drug? A . Place the patient on a constant infusion of amphotericin B at a rate determined by the patient's body weight. B . Infuse the drug over 2 to 4 hours into a central line using an infusion pump C . Flush the patient's central line with normal saline and infuse the amphotericin B by intravenous push over 5 to 7 minutes. D . Hang the drug by piggyback with lactated Ringer's and infuse over several hours to minimize the risk of infusion reaction 1 points QUESTION 3 1. A 20-year-old female patient is receiving topical clindamycin for acne vulgaris. She develops a rash and urticaria along with severe itching where the medication is applied. The nurse will formulate which of the following nursing diagnoses for the patient? A . Risk of Injury related to blood dyscrasia B . Diarrhea C . Risk for Injury related to allergic reactions D . Imbalanced Nutrition: Less than Body Requirements
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1 points QUESTION 4 1. A 15-year-old patient has meningitis caused by Haemophilus influenzae . She is being treated with chloramphenicol. The most important nursing action for this patient would be to monitor A . plasma concentrations regularly. B . urine output daily. C . blood sugar levels daily. D . liver enzymes monthly. 1 points QUESTION 5 1. A patient has been prescribed oral tetracycline. The nurse will instruct the patient to take the drug A . on an empty stomach 1 hour before or 2 hours after taking any meals or other drugs. B . with a meal. C . at bedtime only. D . with milk or fruit juice. 1 points QUESTION 6 1. A 7-year-old child has tonsillitis and is prescribed penicillin V, which is to be administered at home. The nurse will instruct the parents to administer the drug A . immediately before or with a meal. B . with a glass of water 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal. C . intravenously with the assistance of a home health nurse. D . with a sip of water 1 hour before mealtime.
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1 points QUESTION 7 1. A patient is receiving long-term clindamycin therapy for a life-threatening infection. The nurse will begin by monitoring this drug therapy by obtaining A . blood glucose levels daily for 1 week. B . liver enzymes weekly until the drug therapy is completed. C . a baseline complete blood count. D . establishing the patient's auditory abilities. 1 points QUESTION 8 1. A patient has endocarditis and is taking gentamicin. The nurse will be sure to monitor which of the following?
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  • Fall '13
  • Blood sugar, ciprofloxacin, amphotericin B., QU ESTI

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