Review Test Submission: Week 5 - Quiz Content User Deborah Lucero Course NURS-6521N-26,Advanced Pharmacology.2017 Fall Qtr 08/28-11/19-PT27 Test Week 5 - Quiz Started 10/1/17 11:29 PM Submitted 10/1/17 11:50 PM Due Date 10/2/17 1:59 AM Status Completed Attempt Score 30 out of 30 points Time Elapsed 20 minutes out of 1 hour and 15 minutes Instructions Please answer each question below and click Submit when you have completed the Quiz. Results Displayed Feedback Question 1 1 out of 1 points A patient is su ff ering from acute inhalant intoxication. The priority nursing intervention will be to Response Feedback: Patients su ff ering from acute inhalant intoxication may experience hypoxia from CNS depression; therefore, the patient will most likely be receiving oxygen therapy. Epinephrine is contraindicated because of possible cardiac stimulation. Arrhythmias may occur. Monitoring blood pressure
and pulse is important; however, the patient could be short of breath due to the hypoxia. Therefore, monitoring respirations would be the priority. Nausea and vomiting could be present, and the nurse would need to provide the patient with an emesis basin, but it would not be the most important nursing intervention. Question 2 1 out of 1 points A 26-year-old professional began using cocaine recreationally several months ago and has begun using the drug on a daily basis over the past few weeks. He has noticed that he now needs to take larger doses of cocaine in order to enjoy the same high that he used to experience when he first used the drug. A nurse should recognize that this pattern exemplifies Response Feedback: With drug use over time, tolerance develops. Tolerance occurs when the body develops a natural resistance to the drug's physical or euphoric e ff ects, making it necessary to take increasing doses more frequently to achieve the desired e ff ect. Question 3 1 out of 1 points An elderly woman is slated for a hemiarthroplasty (hip replacement surgery) after falling and breaking her hip on the stairs outside her home. The woman's pain in the time since her injury has been severe, and her care team has been treating it with morphine. Which of the following administration schedules is most likely to control the patient's pain?
Response Feedback: The use of long-acting analgesia combined with short-acting opioids for breakthrough pain is a proactive pain management technique that maximizes therapeutic benefit while minimizing the risks of adverse e ff ects. Question 4 1 out of 1 points A patient has been admitted to the ICU because of multiple traumas due to a motor vehicle accident. The physician has ordered propofol (Diprivan) to be used for maintenance of sedation. Before administration of propofol, a priority assessment by the nurse would be to check for a history of Response Feedback: Propofol is relatively contraindicated in patients with a history of seizure disorders because they are at risk of developing convulsions during the recovery phase. This drug should be used with caution in patients with low blood pressure because it can aggravate this condition. Also, it should
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