A The patient often takes ginseng when he gets a common cold B The patient has

A the patient often takes ginseng when he gets a

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A . The patient often takes ginseng when he gets a common cold B . The patient has a family history of osteoporosis and has undergone bone density testing C . The patient takes allopurinol for the treatment of gout D . The patient has unstable angina and uses a nitroglycerin patch Question 15 A male patient with a medical background tells the nurse that he is not satisfied with the oral synthetic testosterone that has been prescribed for him and he would like to try a natural form of oral testosterone. Which of the following would be an appropriate response by the nurse? A . “Natural testosterone undergoes a short first-past effect and is less extensively metabolized than what has been prescribed for you.” B . “Natural testosterone would be more effective for you.” C . “Natural testosterone poses a higher risk of gynecomastia.” D . “Natural testosterone undergoes a high first-pass effect and is not used orally.” Question 16 A man is prescribed ciprofloxacin to treat a sexually transmitted infection. The nurse will instruct the patient to A . reduce the dosage of ciprofloxacin gradually. B . take the drug through subcutaneous injection if it tastes bad. C . complete the entire course of drug therapy. D . take the drug only in safe and secure home settings. Question 17 A 68-year-old man is being treated for benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) and began treatment with finasteride (Proscar) 3 months ago. When planning the care of this patient, what desired outcome should the nurse prioritize?
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A . The patient will not experience hematuria B . The patient will experience complete bladder emptying C . The patient will remain free of urethral pain D . The patient will remain free of sexual side effects related to drug therapy Question 18 A 36-year-old woman with a history of dysmenorrhea has begun treatment with progesterone, which she will be receiving by the intramuscular route. The nurse participating in the woman's care should prioritize which of the following potential nursing diagnoses? A . Incontinence, Functional, related to neurosensory and musculoskeletal changes B . Risk for Injury related to loss of vision or thrombotic events C . Fluid Volume Deficit related to metabolic changes secondary to drug therapy D . Confusion, Chronic, related to CNS changes resulting from adverse drug effects Question 19 A 56-year-old woman will soon begin treatment of her overactive bladder with tolterodine (Detrol). What patient teaching should the nurse provide to this woman? A . “You'll probably need to stop taking your hormone replacement therapy when you're taking Detrol.” B . “You'll likely find that you have scant amounts of blood in your urine for the first few days, but this is not unusual or problematic.” C . “It's good to measure your heart rate before you take your Detrol each day, and withhold it if your heart rate is below 60 beats/minute.” D .
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