NURS-6521C-4/NURS-6521D-4/NURS-6521N-4-Advanced Pharmacology2018 FallQuarter 08/27-11/18-PT27QuizzesReview Test Submission: Week 4 - QuizReview Test Submission: Week4 - QuizUserGene DoughertyCourseNURS-6521C-4/NURS-6521D-4/NURS-6521N-4-AdvancedPharmacology2018 Fall Quarter 08/27-11/18-PT27TestWeek 4 - QuizStarted9/23/18 4:40 PMSubmitted9/23/18 4:59 PMDue Date9/24/18 1:59 AMStatusCompletedAttemptScore30 out of 30 points TimeElapsed18 minutes out of 1 hour and 15 minutesInstructionsResultsDisplayedFeedbackPlease answer each question below and click Submitwhen you have completed theQuiz.Question 1ResponseA 72-year-old man is prescribed theophylline for symptomatic relief of bronchial asthma.Which of the following findings would alert the nurse to the need for close monitoring?Older men taking theophylline should be carefully assessed for an enlargedCOURSES??HELPMY HOME PAGE1 out of 1 pointsGene Dougherty54
Feedback:prostate gland because this drug may lead to urinary retention in personswith prostate enlargement. These patients should be monitored closely forany prostate changes. Assessing the need for additional bronchodilation,signs of an active lung infection, and hypersensitivity to povidone would notconcern the nurse related to the use of this drug.Question 2ResponseFeedback:The parents of a 7-year-old boy who has just been diagnosed with allergic asthma are beingtaught about their son's medication regimen by the nurse. The nurse is currently teachingthe parent's about the appropriate use of a “rescue drug” for acute exacerbations of theirson's asthma. What drug should the nurse suggests the parents to use in these situations?Albuterol is a rescue drug that should be used first for all acute symptoms ofshortness of breath or wheezing. Theophylline does not produce rapidsymptom relief and beclomethasone is a maintenance drug. Acetylcysteine isnot used in the treatment of asthma because it is used to manage secretions,which are not associated with asthma.Question 3ResponseFeedback:A nurse is assigned to a patient who is receiving IV aminophylline. The nurse is aware thatthe IV infusion rate should beAminophylline is more soluble than theophylline and is therefore preferredwhen IV administration is recommended. It is important to administer IVaminophylline no faster than 25 mg/minute.Question 4ResponseFeedback:A female patient calls the clinic and reports that since she has been takingdextromethorphan (Robitussin), she has been extremely drowsy and dizzy. The nurse willquestion the patient about which of the following?The nurse should assess the amount of grapefruit or orange juice ingestion,because these juices can substantially increase the concentration ofdextromethorphan and cause an increase in the frequency and severity ofthe adverse effects of the drug. Tea, soft drinks, coffee, or water would notincrease the drowsiness or dizziness that is often associated with the use ofthis drug.
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