Module 8 Post Quiz (Pharm).docx - Module 8 Post Quiz Pharmacology 1 In instructing a client about methyldopa therapy the nurse stresses that the client

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Module 8 Post Quiz Pharmacology 1. In instructing a client about methyldopa therapy, the nurse stresses that the client should pay particular attention to watching for the development of: Drowsiness and orthostatic hypotension 2. Probably the most common reason that clients stop taking antihypertensive medication is: Belief that control of blood pressure means cure 3. Before obtaining the client’s blood pressure (BP), the nurse should: Obtain the appropriate size cuff for taking the BP for this client. 4. The nurse knows that osmotic diuretics are most often used to treat: Increased intracranial pressure 5. A client is prescribed aldactazide. When preparing to teach the client about the medication, the nurse understands that this agent is a: Combination potassium-sparing and thiazide diuretics. 6. When involved in treating a client experiencing a hypertensive emergency, the nurse prepares to administer: Intravenous sodium nitroprusside 7. A client is prescribed captopril and asks the nurse if this is like the atenolol that a neighbor takes for hypertension. The nurse’s best response would be: No, they both treat hypertension but works in different ways 8. A client is prescribed HCTZ, 25 mg by mouth daily. The pharmacy sends HCTZ 50 mg/5 mL. The client should receive: 2.5 mL 9.
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