The nurse is collecting subjective and objective data from a client and notes

The nurse is collecting subjective and objective data

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25. The nurse is collecting subjective and objective data from a client and notes that the client istaking capecitabine. The nurse determines that this medication has been prescribed to treat which condition? 1.Hypothyroidism2.Kidney dysfunction3.Cushing's syndrome
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4.Metastatic breast cancerCorrect answer: 4Rationale: Capecitabine is an antimetabolite used to treat metastatic breast cancer that is resistant to other therapy. It also is used to treat colon cancer. It is not used to treat hypothyroidism, kidney dysfunction, or Cushing's syndrome. 26. Capecitabine has been prescribed for a client, and the client asks the nurse about the action of the medication. The nurse formulates a response based on which mechanism of action of thismedication? 27. The health care provider (HCP) writes a prescription for capecitabine for a client who was admitted to the hospital. The nurse should contact the HCP to verify the prescription if which condition is noted in the assessment data? 28. Capecitabine has been prescribed for a client. The nurse should tell the client that which blood test will be done periodically while the client is taking this medication?
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