NURS 6521 Week 10 Quiz.docx - NURS 6521 WEEK 10 QUIZ 1 A patient is being discharged from the hospital and will be taking oxybutynin(Ditropan for

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NURS 6521 – WEEK 10 QUIZ 1. A patient is being discharged from the hospital and will be taking oxybutynin (Ditropan) for overactive bladder. The nurse will instruct the patient that she will be taking a medication: - That may be prescribed as a patch and which may cause dry mouth 2. Alprostadil (Caverject), a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction has been prescribed to a 42 year old patient. When providing education to the patient and his wife, the nurse should inform the wife about which of the following adverse effects? – Vaginal burning 3. A pregnant patient asks the nurse what over-the-counter medication she can take for recurring headaches. The nurse should recommend: - Tylenol 4. A 36 year old woman with a history of dysmenorrhea has begun treatment with progesterone, which she will be receiving by the intramuscular route. The nurse practicing in the woman’s care should prioritize which of the following potential nursing diagnoses? – Risk for injury related to loss of vision or thrombotic events 5. A woman who is in the second trimester of her first pregnancy has been experiencing frequent headaches and has sought advice from her nurse practitioner about safe treatment options. What analgesic can the nurse most safely recommend? – Acetaminophen 6. After 6 months of unsuccessfully trying to conceive, a 31 year old woman and her husband have sought a referral to a fertility specialist in order to explore their options. A nurse at the clinic should recognize that the woman may benefit from: - Clomiphene 7. A 20 year old woman will soon begin taking oral contraceptives for the first time. What advice should the nurse provide to this patient? – “Make sure to seek care quickly if you experience bad headaches, calf pain, or changes in vision.” 8. A man has demonstrated history of androgen deficiency and the consequences of this health problem include an inability to maintain an erection. Which of the following medications would best address this patient’s erectile dysfunction (ED)? – Exogenous testosterone 9. A female patient has been prescribed estrogen therapy. Which of the following will the nurse advise the patient is a common adverse effect of estrogen therapy? – Breakthrough bleeding 10. A pregnant patient who has diabetes has been admitted to the hospital to begin labor. Since the patient has diabetes, the physician has decided to use oxytocin (Pitocin) to initiate labor contractions.
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