Question 24 A patient has been prescribed zolpidem (Ambien) for short-term treatment of insomnia. Which of the following will the nurse include in a teaching plan for this patient? (Select all that apply.) A. The drug does not cause sleepiness in the morning.B. It is available in both quick-onset and continuous-release oral forms.C. The drug should not be used for longer than 1 month.D. It should be taken 1 hour to 90 minutes before going to bed.E. One of the most common adverse effects of the drug is headache. 1 points Question 25 A patient who is experiencing withdrawal from heavy alcohol use have developed psychosis and been treated with haloperidol. Which of the following assessment findings should prompt the care team to assess the patient for neuroleptic malignant syndrome?
1 points Question 26 A nurse is providing care for a patient who suffered extensive burns to his extremities during a recent industrial accident. Topical lidocaine gel has been ordered to be applied to the surfaces of all his burns in order to achieve adequate pain control. When considering this order, the nurse should be aware that 1 points Question 27 Which of the following drugs used to treat anxiety would be appropriate for a patient who is a school teacher and is concerned about feeling sedated at work? 1 points Question 28 A nurse is caring for a patient who is in severe pain and is receiving an opioid analgesic. Which of the following would be the nurse's priority assessments? A. Liver function studies, pain intensity, and blood glucose levelB.Pain intensity, respiratory rate, and level of consciousnessC. Respiratory rate, seizure activity, and electrolytesD. Respiratory rate, pain intensity, and mental status 1 points
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