NURS 6521 Week 11 QUESTION 1 1. A 21-year-old female has a history of irregular menses. She recently became sexually active, and would like to begin taking oral contraceptives (OCs). The nurse practitioner recognizes that most likely this patient would benefit from taking which category of OCs. 2. A . Triphasic OC B . Ortho Tri- Cyclen C . Biphasic OC D . Monophasic 1 points QUESTION 2 1. A 5-year-old boy needs an IM injection. The least painful and most effective injection site would be the 2. A . rectus femoris muscle. B . ventrogluteal muscle. C . dorsogluteal muscle. D . deltoid muscle. 1 points QUESTION 3 1. A nurse is obtaining baseline physical data from a 7-year-old patient who is to be started on dextroamphetamine for ADHD. After obtaining vital signs, height, and weight, the nurse will prepare the patient for an 2. A . electrocardiogram (ECG). B . electrophysiologic study (EPS). C . electromyelogram (EMG). D . electroencephalogram (EEG). 1 points QUESTION 4 1. A school nurse has been teaching high school students about the risks associated with marijuana use. However, the nurse has been met with
considerable skepticism on the part of students, most of whom believe that marijuana is a benign drug. Which of the following teaching points should the nurse provide? 2. A . “Every year, thousands of Americans end up in emergency departments with marijuana overdoses.” B . “Most people don't know that marijuana can be just as addictive as heroin or cocaine over time.” C . “Smoking marijuana is just as bad, or worse, for your lungs as smoking cigarettes.” D . “Marijuana can easily interact with other drugs and cause potentially fatal reactions.” 1 points QUESTION 5 1. A 30-year-old man with a BMI of 59 has recently been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus. In light of the man's lack of success with weight loss programs in the past, his care provider has prescribed sibutramine (Meridia). What instructions should the nurse consequently provide to this patient? 2. A . “Take this drug once each day on an empty stomach.” B . “It's best to take a dose of sibutramine after each meal.” C . “This drug will help you to lose weight without having to exercise or change your normal diet.” D . “Take a dose when you feel like you are tempted to binge on food.” 1 points QUESTION 6 1. A preterm neonate received caffeine for the treatment of apnea. The nurse should monitor the neonate for which of the following? 2. A . Constipatio n B . Hypoglyce mia C . Bloody stools D . Bradycardi a 1 points QUESTION 7 1. A nurse who provides care on a pediatric unit of a hospital is aware that the potential for harm as a result of drug errors is higher among infants and children than adults. This fact is primarily due to
2. A . increased heart rate and subsequently rapid drug distribution among infants and children.
- Fall '13
- Pharmacology, Adverse drug reaction, Dextroamphetamine