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Respiratory Medications1. A client has a prescription to take guaifenesin. The nurse determines that the client understands the proper administration of this medication if the client states that he or she will perform which action?1. Take an extra dose if fever develops.2. Take the medication with meals only.3. Take the tablet with a full glass of water.4. Decrease the amount of daily fluid intake.Correct answer: 3Rationale: Guaifenesin is an expectorant and should be taken with a full glass of water to decrease the viscosity of secretions. Extra doses should not be taken. The client should contact the health care provider if the cough lasts longer than 1 week or is accompanied by fever, rash, sore throat, or persistent headache. Fluids are needed to decrease the viscosity of secretions. The medication does not have to be taken with meals.2. The nurse is preparing to administer a dose of naloxone intravenously to a client with an opioid overdose. Which supportive medical equipment should the nurse plan to have at the client's bedside if needed?KEY:All un-highlighted questions are required for Patho-Pharm 1Red Text = Should UnderstandGreen Text = Absolutely Should KnowYellow Highlight = Patho-Pharm 2 Material (Skip in Patho-Pharm 1)Blue Highlight = Skip (In both Patho-Pharm 1 & 2)
3. The nurse teaches a client about the effects of diphenhydramine, which has been prescribed as a cough suppressant. The nurse determines that the client needs further instructionif the client makes which statement?