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and cottage cheese is a good dietary choice. Patients with liver inflammation or cirrhosis should avoid taking large doses of vitamins and minerals. Vitamin A, iron, and copper can worsen the liver damage, so this patient should not try to increase intake of these vitamins and minerals. MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING CONCEPTS AND PRACTICE 3RD EDITION DEWIT TEST BANK
PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: 707 OBJ: 5 TOP: Cirrhosis: Nutritional Implications KEY: Nursing Process Step: Evaluation MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Physiological Adaptation 14. The physician has prescribed rifaximin (Xifaxan) for a patient with cirrhosis. The patient questions why he must take this medication. Which response by the nurse is most appropriate?
PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: 701, Table 30-4 NURSINGTB.COM
OBJ: 5 (theory) TOP: Cirrhosis: Rifaximin (Xifaxan) KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Pharmacological Therapies 15. The nurse is caring for a patient with esophageal varices with a new order for vasopressin (Pitressin). The nurse reviews the patient’s history and notes that the patient’s comorbidities include coronary artery disease (CAD), type 2 diabetes, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and fibromyalgia. The nurse should immediately notify the physician about which component of the patient’s history?
NURSINGTB.COM PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Analysis REF: 701, Table 30-4, 711 OBJ: 5 (theory) TOP: Vasoconstrictors: Possible MI KEY: Nursing Process Step: Assessment MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance

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