Question 1 1 out of 1 points Which of the following would the nurse include in a teaching plan about the signs and symptoms of thrombophlebitis and thromboembolism that should be reported by a patient taking estrogen? Selected Answer: Headaches and chest pain Question 2 1 out of 1 points A 38-year-old pregnant patient admits to the nurse that she is an alcoholic and has been consuming alcohol during her pregnancy. The nurse knows that using alcohol during pregnancy may result in a child who presents with Selected Answer: microcephaly. Question 3 1 out of 1 points A nurse practitioner orders 150 mg of oral fluconazole for a patient with vulvovaginal candidiasis. The patient should expect to take medication Selected Answer: once a day. Question 4 1 out of 1 points A nurse works at a weight management clinic. To which of the following overweight patients could the nurse safely administer dextroamphetamine? Selected Answer: A 48-year-old Caucasian man who has adult-onset diabetes Question 5 1 out of 1 points A 71-year-old man has just been prescribed finasteride (Proscar). Which of the following complaints by this patient most likely indicated a need for this drug? Selected Answer: "Lately, I have to get up three or four times a night to go to the bathroom." Question 6 1 out of 1 points 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 Selected clomiphene.
Answer: Question 7 1 out of 1 points An oncology nurse is reviewing the pathophysiology of cancer and is discussing with a colleague the factors that contribute to the success or failure of a patient's chemotherapy. Which of the following cancerous cells is most susceptible to the effects of chemotherapeutic drugs? Selected Answer: Cells that have a rapid mitotic rate Question 8 1 out of 1 points A middle-aged patient has received a diagnosis of GI stromal tumor following an extensive diagnostic workup. Imatinib has been recommended as a component of the patient's drug regimen. What patient education should the nurse provide to this patient? Selected Answer: "It's important that you let us know if you develop any significant swelling or puffiness." Question 9 1 out of 1 points A 12-year-old boy is being discharged from the hospital after major surgery. The boy will be taking two medications at home for an extended period. The nurse who is discharging the patient should provide medication teaching specifically to Selected Answer: both the boy and his mother regarding all medication issued. Question 10 1 out of 1 points A patient has been admitted to the critical care unit with a diagnosis of peritonitis that has necessitated treatment with gentamicin. As a result, the care team should be cautious when concurrently administering other medications that may cause Selected Answer: ototoxicity or nephrotoxicity.
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