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Review Test Submission: Week 6 -Quiz User Course NURS-6521N-14,Advanced Pharmacology.2018 Fall Quarter 08/27-11/18-PT27 Test Week 6 -Quiz Started 10/5/18 8:24 PM Submitted 10/5/18 9:21 PM Due Date 10/8/18 1:59 AM Status Completed Attempt Score 30 out of 30 points Time Elapsed 56 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 Which of the following would be the most important safety-related instruction for a nurse to give to a patient taking baclofen (Lioresal)? Response Feedback : In a patient experiencing spasticity, the nurse should advise the patient to stop drinking alcohol. Alcohol consumption may increase the adverse effect of sedation, causing sleepiness, dizziness, and blurred vision. The patient should not drive or walk after taking the drug; he should learn to self-administer the drug; and constipation is a concern. However, the most important safety concern is to avoid alcohol. Question 2 1 out of 1 points A clinic nurse is following a 9-year-old boy who is taking somatropin. Which of the following will the nurse monitor periodically? Response Feedback : Somatropin is used for the long-term treatment of pediatric patients who have growth failure due to an inadequate secretion of endogenous growth hormone; therefore, the nurse should check the patient's height. If the patient's growth rate does not exceed the pretreatment rate by at least 2 cm per year, nonadherence to therapy, antibody
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formation, malnutrition, or hypothyroidism may be considered as possible causes. Somatropin would not significantly affect antidiuretic hormone (ADH) levels, or cause dehydration or water retention. Question 3 1 out of 1 points A nurse will monitor which of the following when assigned to a patient taking allopurinol for chronic gout who visits the clinic every 2 months? Response Feedback : The most common adverse effects of allopurinol include pruritus, maculopapular rash, nausea and vomiting, elevated liver function tests, and acute gout symptoms. Blood sugar levels, blood pressure, and body temperature are not associated with adverse effects of allopurinol. Question 4 1 out of 1 points A 66-year-old woman has experienced a significant decline in her quality of life as a result of worsening rheumatoid arthritis. Her physician has prescribed etanercept and the nurse is responsible for facilitating this new aspect of the patient's drug regimen. This will involve the administration of Response Feedback: Etanercept is a weekly subcutaneous injection. Question 5 1 out of 1 points A diabetic patient being treated for obesity tells the nurse that he is having adverse effects from his drug therapy. The patient has been taking dextroamphetamine for 2 weeks as adjunct therapy. Which of the following adverse effects would need the nurse's immediate attention?
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