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theophylline dosage of up to 50%, but increasing the dosage is not a nursing responsibility.Question 301 out of 1 pointsThe lower respiratory system utilizes a number of different mechanisms
that confer protection and maintain homeostasis. Which of the following physiological processes protects the lower respiratory system?ResponseFeedback:During the passage through the bronchi, microorganisms and other foreign bodies are removed from the air by tiny hair-like structures called cilia, which project from the cells that line the bronchial wall. With a wave-like motion, these cilia sweep the foreign material and mucus upward toward the trachea and larynx. Goblet cells do not produce phagocytes and the airway does not close off at the carina when offended. Alveoli are not capable of independently producing positive pressure.Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:56:03 PM EDTQuestion 11 out of 1 pointsA female patient calls the clinic and reports that since she has been taking dextromethorphan (Robitussin), she has been extremely drowsy and dizzy. The nurse will question the patient about which of the following?ResponseFeedback:The nurse should assess the amount of grapefruit or orange juice ingestion, because these juices can substantially increase the concentration of dextromethorphan and cause an increase in the frequency and severity of the adverse effects of the drug. Tea, soft drinks, coffee, or water would not increase the drowsiness or dizziness that is often associated with the use of this drug.Question 21 out of 1 pointsChildren age 6 to 11 are recommended to start with what dosage of Allegra?Question 31 out of 1 pointsA nurse is providing education to a 56-year-old man who is admitted to the emergency department with an acute asthma attack. The nurse's initial assessment reveals that the patient has a history of pneumonia, drinks large quantities of coffee, and eats a high-calorie diet. Albuterol is prescribed for him. The important consideration when the nurse is preparing a teaching plan will be that the patientResponseFeedback:Caffeine has sympathomimetic effects that may increase the risk for adverse effects with albuterol. The nurse should assess the patient's intake of caffeine through coffee, tea, soda, cocoa, candy, and chocolate. The patient's age, history of pneumonia, and preference for high-calorie food would not have important implications for his albuterol drug therapy.Question 4
1 out of 1 pointsA patient is in the clinic for seasonal allergic rhinitis. Loratadine (Claritin) is prescribed. Which of the following statements will the nurse include when providing patient education concerning this drug?ResponseFeedback:Loratadine (Claritin) is a second-generation antihistamine and does not usually cause drowsiness like the first-generation medications; however, the patient should take it for at least a day to determine the drug's effect before driving. Loratadine should be taken on an empty stomach to increase absorption. The drug istaken only once a day. Brompheniramine, a nonselective H1