Pharmacology Midterm Test.docx - A physician has ordered subcutaneous injections of morphine a narcotic every 4 hours as needed for pain for a motor

Pharmacology Midterm Test.docx - A physician has ordered...

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A physician has ordered subcutaneous injections of morphine, a narcotic, every 4 hours as needed for pain for a motor vehicle accident victim. The nurse is aware that there is a high abuse potential for this drug and that it is categorized as a Selected Answer: C-II drug. Question 2 1 out of 1 points Glargine (Lantus) is an insulin analog that essentially has no peak and is usually administered: Selected Answer: Once a day. Question 3 0 out of 1 points The NP is examining a 34-year-old obese man with a body mass index (BMI) of 35 who complains of almost daily indigestion and heartburn for the past year with a strong acid taste in the mouth about an hour after meals, and frequent belching and awakening at night with choking. The history is negative for chronic illnesses and alarm symptoms. A diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is made. What is the best initial treatment for the patient? Selected Answer: Ranitidine (Zantac) 150 mg bid. Question 4 1 out of 1 points 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? Selected Answer: Nausea Question 5 1 out of 1 points Typical adverse reactions to oral calcium-channel blockers include: Selected Answer: ede ma Question 6 1 out of 1 points Mr. Contreras is a 64-year-old patient with Type 2 diabetes. He has recently been diagnosed with hypertension. Which antihypertensive drug is the recommended choice to treat hypertension in patients with diabetes?
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Selected Answer: ACE Inhibitor Question 7 1 out of 1 points Mr. Johnson is an 80 year old male who is on Digoxin therapy. The Nurse Practitioner knows they should monitor the older adult patient for which of the most common adverse reactions of digoxin? Selected Answer: confusi on Question 8 1 out of 1 points /Jillian is a Nurse Practitioner. She recognizes that Nurse Practitioner prescriptive authority Is regulated by: Selected Answer: The state board of nursing for each state Question 9 1 out of 1 points A Nurse Practitioner is conducting an assessment of a patient who has recently had several changes made to her drug regimen. What assessment question most directly addresses the safety implications of the patient's drug regimen? Selected Answer: "Do you take any herbal supplements or alternative medications?" Question 10 0 out of 1 points A patient has been started on a treatment regimen that includes levothyroxine. Select the dosage regimen that is most appropriate for a mean replacement dosage. The patient has been started on a treatment regimen that includes levothyroxine. Select the dosage regimen that is most appropriate for a mean replacement dosage.
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