A Nurse Practitioner who provides care for older adults is aware of the high incidence of drug interactions in this population. When educating a group of seniors about the prevention of drug interactions, the Nurse Practitioner should encourage them to
Question 20 out of 1 pointsA 46-year-old white American has been prescribed a drug that binds to acid glycoproteins. The nurse understands that white Americans usually receive
Question 31 out of 1 pointsA patient with a recent diagnosis of acute renal failure has a long-standing seizure disorder which has been successfully controlled for several years with antiseizure medications. The nurse should recognize that the patient's compromised renal function will likely
Question 40 out of 1 pointsA Nurse Practitioner is providing patient education to a 35-year-old man who has been prescribed clonidine (Catapres) as part of step 2 antihypertensive therapy. TheNurse Practitioner should anticipate that the drug will be administered
Question 50 out of 1 pointsA patient has been prescribed a histamine-2 (H2) receptor antagonist for the treatment of GERD. Why are H2RAs more effective than H1 receptor antagonists in the treatment of diseases of the upper GI tract?
Question 61 out of 1 pointsA Nurse Practitioneris caring for a female patient who has developed atelectasis because of thick mucus secretions. The Nurse Practitioneris monitoring IV administration of acetylcysteine (Mucomyst) and notices that the patient's face is flushed. The appropriate nursing action would be to