The importance of vigilant hygiene for the boy and the other members of the family Question 42 A patient has been admitted to the critical care unit of the hospital with bacterial septicemia that has failed to respond to initial antibiotic treatment. The patient’s most recent blood cultures reveal the presence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the patient’s blood. The nurse vancomycin Question 43 A nurse is working in a women’s hospital where she is caring for a new mother who is experiencing postpartum urinary retention. Bethanechol (Urecholine) has been ordered. The nurse will observe for which of the following? Hypertension Question 44 A patient is pregnant and is at 7 weeks’ gestation. She has type 1 diabetes and has been taking insulin since she was 13 years old. She asks the nurse if the insulin will be harmful to her baby. The best response to the patient by the nurse would be
“ Insulin is usually the drug of choice for controlling blood glucose levels during pregnancy because it does not cross into the placenta.” Question 58 A female patient is prescribed oprelvekin therapy to treat thrombocytopenia. Which of the following should the nurse continuously monitor to determine the efficacy and duration of the ? Fluid retention/weight gain Question 59 Which of the following is critical to helping prevent development of resistant strains of microbes? Maintain the optimum duration of the antimicrobial agent Question 60 A 30-year-old woman who is in the first trimester of pregnancy has presented to her primary care provider with a 4-day history of a reddened, itchy left eye that is … The clinician suspects a bacterial, rather than viral, etiology. How will the patient’s pregnancy affect the potential use …? The use of ciprofloxacin is contraindicated in pregnancy Question 68 A 56-year-old woman will soon begin treatment of her …. What patient teaching should the nurse provide to this woman? you might find that you get a dry mouth or a headache but this does not mean it has to be discontinued Question 69 A nurse is instructing a colleague on how an antimicrobial produces a therapeutic effect. Which of the following should be included in the nurse's teaching? Penicillin interferes with synthesis of the bacteria cell wall. Question 70 A nurse is explaining to the parents of a 6-year-old child suffering from angina why nitroglycerin patch for chest pain would not be appropriate. Which of the following will the nurse include in an explanation? A child has a greater body surface area, creating greater permeability resulting in an increase in absorption of topical agents, which may result in more adverse effects. Question 71 A patient is being discharged from the hospital and will be taking oxybutynin (Ditropan) for overactive bladder. The nurse will instruct the patient that she will be taking a medication that may be prescribed as a patch and which may cause dry mouth.
Question 72 A nurse is aware that the concept of selective toxicity is foundational to antimicrobial therapy. Which of
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