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Avoid You are assigned to care for Tina, a 14-year-old who received a kidney
transplant yesterday. She was fortunate to have received the kidney
very quickly; she was not on the transplant list long. Tina’’s grandmother,
who is her guardian, states that she is concerned about taking Tina
home because of all of the medications Tina will be taking. Tina tells
you, “The other nurses keep trying to teach me about this medication
called cyclosporine. My grandmother is nervous about my coming home.
I wish I knew more about this drug.
1. Tina asks you why she had so much blood taken. She says that when
Tina she asked the laboratory technician, he told her that they had to monitor
how her body is doing. What is your best response to Tina’s question?
1. We are looking for WBC count and cyclosporine has a certain level it needs to be at to
be therapeutic. 2. Tina complains...
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This document was uploaded on 03/25/2014.
- Spring '14