The nurse practitioner recognizes that most likely this patient would benefit

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like to begin taking oral contraceptives (OCs). The nurse practitioner recognizes that most likely this patient would benefit from taking which category of OCs? – Monophasic 10. A 35 year old woman is on a weight-loss program and is to begin taking sibutramine (Meridia). After baseline physical data are obtained, the nurse will assess the patient’s childbearing potential. The nurse will inform the patient that during sibutramine therapy she should: - Use adequate contraception
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11. A 3 year old boy has developed otitis media and requires antibiotics. In order to increase the chance that the boy will take his prescribed medication, the nurse should: - Offer a choice between liquid and chewable medications, if possible 12. A nurse practitioner orders a single dose of 2g Metronidazole orally. How many milligrams will the patient receive in one dose? – 2000mg 13. A 22 year old woman has given birth to an infant who exhibits the signs and symptoms of maternal cocaine use during pregnancy. These signs and symptoms are a result of what pathophysiological effect of opioid use during pregnancy? – Vasoconstriction leading to reduced placental blood flow 14. A 2 year old child is diagnosed with a minor ailment and is to be administered medications at home for 2 weeks. The child lives with his mother, grandmother, and four other children between the gaes of 14 months and 7 years. The home health nurse is asked to assess the home environment to determine if it is appropriate for the child to take his medication at home. Which of the following will have the greatest impact on the nurse’s assessment? – Where the medications will be stored 15. A 12 year old boy is being discharged from the hospital after major surgery. The boy will be taking two medications at home for an extended period. The nurse who is discharging the patient should provide medication teaching specifically to: - Both the boy and his mother regarding all medication issued 16. A nurse works at a weight management clinic. To which of the following overweight patients could the nurse safely administer dextroamphetamine? – A 48 year old Caucasian man who has adult-onset diabetes 17. A nurse who provides care on a pediatric unit of a hospital is aware that the potential for harm as a result of drug errors is higher among infants and children than adults. This fact is primarily due to: -
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  • Fall '13
  • Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical drug, Adverse drug reaction, Dextroamphetamine

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