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Review Test Submission: Week 5 - Quiz User Course NURS-6521N-14,Advanced Pharmacology.2018 Fall Quarter 08/27-11/18-PT27 Test Week 5 - Quiz Started 9/28/18 8:58 PM Submitted 9/28/18 9:35 PM Due Date 10/1/18 1:59 AM Status Completed Attempt Score 30 out of 30 points Time Elapsed 37 minutes out of 1 hour and 15 minutes Instructions Please answer each question below and click Submit when you have completed the Quiz. Results Displayed Feedback Question 1 1 out of 1 points A postsurgical patient has been provided with a morphine patient-controlled analgesic (PCA) but has expressed her reluctance to use it for fear of becoming addicted. How can the nurse best respond to this patient's concerns? Response Feedback : Addiction to opioids is a rare occurrence among hospital patients who do not have a history of drug abuse. It would be inappropriate to downplay the patient's concerns, however. A more appropriate response would be to explain the phenomenon of dependence and to differentiate it from addiction. Question 2 1 out of 1 points A nurse is caring for a patient who has been admitted with acute cocaine intoxication. Which of the following vital signs would the nurse expect to find initially when assessing the patient? Response Feedback : CNS stimulants like cocaine initially increase heart rate and blood pressure. Cocaine impairs the uptake of norepinephrine and epinephrine by presynaptic nerve endings, thus activating the adrenergic systems and causing hypertension, tachycardia, and
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vasoconstriction. Question 3 1 out of 1 points A nurse works in a sleep disorder clinic and is responsible for administering medications to the patients. Which of the following patients would be most likely to receive zaleplon (Sonata)? Response Feedback : The nurse will most likely administer the zaleplon to the 35-year-old man who is having difficulty falling asleep, but once asleep can stay asleep. Zolpidem would most likely be administered to the 20-year-old who will take a sleep aid only once a week. Eszopiclone (Lunesta) will be given to the 52-year-old woman who needs to fall asleep quickly and has trouble staying asleep. The 46-year-old man will likely receive trazodone (Desyrel). This drug is given as a sleep aid for a patient who is taking an antidepressant. Question 4 1 out of 1 points A 59-year-old woman has presented to a clinic requesting a prescription for lorazepam (Ativan) in order to treat her recurrent anxiety. Her care provider, however, believes that a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) would be more appropriate. What advantage do SSRIs have over benzodiazepines in the treatment of anxiety? Response Feedback : SSRIs are generally well tolerated with few adverse effects. Unlike the benzodiazepines, they do not cause diminished alertness or ataxia.
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