C . the process of drug elimination will be faster in this patient. D . the therapeutic effect of the drug may be too slow to be effective. 1 points QUESTION 26 1. Which of the following is critical to helping prevent development of resistant strains of microbes in patients? 2. A . Maintain the maximum safe frequency of antimicrobial drug ingestion B . Maintain the optimum duration of the antimicrobial agent C . Keep the antimicrobial drug dosage high D . Limit the exposure of bacteria to an antimicrobial agent
1 points QUESTION 27 1. Sulconazole has been prescribed for a patient with tinea pedis. The nurse will instruct the patient to use the topical agent 2. A . three times a day. B . twice a day. C . as needed. D . once a day. 1 points QUESTION 28 1. A 20-year-old female patient is receiving topical clindamycin for acne vulgaris. She develops a rash and urticaria along with severe itching where the medication is applied. The nurse will formulate which of the following nursing diagnoses for the patient? 2. A . Risk for Injury related to allergic reactions B . Imbalanced Nutrition: Less than Body Requirements C . Risk of Injury related to blood dyscrasia D . Diarrhea 1 points QUESTION 29 1. A patient is receiving long-term clindamycin therapy for a life- threatening infection. The nurse will begin by monitoring this drug therapy by obtaining 2. A . blood glucose levels daily for 1 week. B . liver enzymes weekly until the drug therapy is completed. C . establishing the patient's auditory abilities. D . a baseline complete blood count. 1 points QUESTION 30 1. A child is taking permethrin for head lice. The nurse will instruct her mother to 2. A . wash her hair daily with a good shampoo. B maximize the child's fluid intake.
. C . stop using creams, ointments, and oils on the child's skin and scalp. D . increase her daily intake of milk. 1 points QUESTION 31 1. Which of the following would a nurse assess for in a patient who is taking polymyxin B systemically? 2. A . Peripheral neuropathy B . Nephrotoxicity and hepatotoxicity C . Hyperkalemia and hyponatremia D . Endocarditis and hypertension 1 points QUESTION 32 1. A patient is prescribed ganciclovir to treat a CMV infection. An oral dosage is prescribed. To help increase bioavailability of the drug, the nurse will encourage the patient to take the medication 2. A . with high-fat meals. B . with high-protein meals. C . with orange juice. D . on an empty stomach. 1 points QUESTION 33 1. A patient has been prescribed daptomycin for a complicated skin infection. Which of the following will the nurse advise the patient to report immediately? 2. A . Abdominal pain B . Muscle pain or tingling C . Nausea and vomiting D . Palpitations 1 points
QUESTION 34 1. A nurse is providing education to a patient who is taking INH. The nurse will advise the patient to avoid which of the following foods?
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