drug therapy across lifespan- pharm

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Unformatted text preview: this time because of which of the following factors? a. Decreased membrane separation b. Decreased proportion of free drug available c. Increased drug in the maternal circulation 63 d. Enhanced uteroplacental blood flow Emphasizing to a patient to keep a diary of adverse effects from prescribed medications is important. This nursing intervention may be crucial to the older adult client because of altered pharmacokinetics such as a. increased gastric pH, resulting in more adverse effects. b. decreased liver blood flow, altering metabolism of drugs. c. increased renal excretion, leading to enhanced protein binding. d. decreased adipose store, making drug distribution more stable. 64 A nurse is evaluating the kidney function of an 82-year-old patient before the administration of medications. Which laboratory result would provide the best index of renal function? A. B. B. C. C. D. D. Serum creatinine Serum Blood urea nitrogen Blood Urinalysis Urinalysis Creatinine clearance 65 A breast-feeding patient is prescribed an antimicrobial medication. To minimize risk to the infant, the nurse teaches the patient to: A. increase fluid intake to dilute the medication passed into breast milk. B. take the dose at night with a full glass of water. C. use a breast pump and discard breast milk while taking the medication. D. take the dose immediately after breastfeeding. 66...
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