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D. Block inflammatory reaction and initial
Block damage to transplanted cells
damage A patient asks the nurse to explain how antibodies
protect the body against bacterial diseases.
Which statement is an accurate response by
A. “Antibodies that destroy bacteria are part of the body’s
natural immunity. No prior exposure to the bacteria is
needed for the body to respond.”
B. “Antibodies attach to the antigens (or large molecules)
on the bacteria surface, creating a way for white blood
cells to attach and destroy the bacteria.”
C. “Antibodies are large molecules that are present on the
surface of bacteria. White blood cells are able to
neutralize these antibodies and destroy the bacteria.”
D. “Most antibodies that protect against bacteria are called
immunoglobulin A. These antibodies are found on the
surface of mature B cells.”
surface The production of memory T and B cells will:
The A. slow the immune response.
B. augment the release of specific cytokines.
C. iincrease the intensity of the immune
C. ncrease response.
D. provide the code for major histocompatibility
complexes. A patient is prescribed sirolimus
(Rapamune) and cyclosporine
(Sandimmune) after a renal transplant.
The nurse will closely monitor:
D. serum creatinine.
partial thromboplastin time. A patient who takes diphenhydramine
(Benadryl) for seasonal allergy
symptoms complains of drowsiness.
The nurse should:
A. iinstruct the patient to ingest caffeinated
B. recommend taking the medication with
C. ask the patient’’s healthcare provider to
prescribe hydroxyzine (Vistaril).
D. tell the patient to take cetirizine (Zyrtec)
instead of diphenhydramine. A patient taking pharmacologic doses of
glucocorticoids should be
instructed to: A.
D. increase intake of dietary sodium.
take antibiotics to prevent infections.
never abruptly withdraw therapy.
have an eye examination every year....
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