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NURS6521 WEEK 7 QUIZ QUESTION 11.A patient comes to the clinic asking for help to quit drinking alcohol. She has a 21-year history of heavy drinking and is worried about developing cirrhosis of the liver. The patient agrees to take disulfiram (Antabuse). The nurse will teach the patient that the combination of alcohol and Antabuse will cause which of the following?A.NauseaB.DiarrheaC.Slight headacheD.Bradycardia1 points QUESTION 21.A 22-year-old male college senior has lived with a diagnosis of Crohn's disease for several years and has undergone several courses of treatment with limited benefit. Which of the following targeted therapies has the potential to alleviate the symptoms of Crohn's disease?A.Infliximab (Remicade)B.Eculizumab (Soliris)C.Tositumomab plus 131I (Bexxar)D.Muromonab-CD3 (Orthoclone OKT3)1 points QUESTION 31.To maximize the therapeutic effect of diphenoxylate HCl with atropine sulfate, the nurse will instruct the patient to take the medicationA.every 2 hours.B.once a day.C.four times a day.D.twice a day.1 points QUESTION 41.A 33-year-old woman has irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The physician has prescribed simethicone (Mylicon) for her discomfort. Which of the following will the nursemonitor most closely during the patient's drug therapy?A.Increased urine output
B.AnorexiaC.Increased abdominal pain and vomitingD.Drug toxicity1 points QUESTION 51.A clinic nurse is planning care for a 68-year-old man who has been on omeprazole (Prilosec) therapy for heartburn for some time. Regarding the patient's safety, which of the following would be a priority nursing action?A.Coordinate bone density testing for the patient.B.Teach the patient to take omeprazole 1 hour before meals.C.Emphasize that the drug should not be crushed or chewed.D.Monitor the patient for the development of diarrhea.1 points QUESTION 61.A 73-year-old woman has scheduled an appointment with her nurse practitioner to discuss her recurrent constipation. The woman states that she experiences constipation despite the fact that she takes docusate on a daily basis and performs cleansing enemasseveral times weekly. How should the nurse best respond to this patient's statements?A.“Try using a different over-the-counter laxative and see that if you resolves your problem.”B.“Taking too many laxatives can make your bowels dependent on them, making you more susceptible to constipation.”C.“Because we become more prone to constipation as we age, you'll likely need to increase the number of stool softeners you take.”D.“I'll refer you to a specialist because it could be that you have a disease affecting your bowels or stomach.”1 points QUESTION 71.A nurse is overseeing the care of a young man whose ulcerative colitis is being treated with oral prednisone. Which of the following actions should the nurse take in order to minimize the potential for adverse drug effects and risks associated with prednisone treatment?