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29.An immunocompromised 3-year-old has been exposed to avian flu. The patient is broughtto the clinic and the mother reports that the patient has had “flu-like symptoms” for the past 12 hours. What medication would you expect the physician to order for this patient?A)Oseltamivir (Tamiflu)B)Amantadine (Symmetrel)C)Ribavirin (Rebetron)D)Zanamivir (Relenza)
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Ans:AFeedback:Oseltamivir is the only antiviral agent that has been shown to be effective in treating avian flu. Therefore Options B, C, and D are incorrect.
30.The nurse is providing discharge teaching for a patient going home on the medication entecavir (Baraclude). What is the priority teaching point for this patient?
31.The nurse is caring for a patient who is taking adefovir to treat hepatitis B. The nurse would hold the medication and notify the health care provider if assessing the signs and symptoms of what? (Select all that apply.)
32.The nurse is caring for an asymptomatic preschool-aged child who has cystic fibrosis andhas been exposed to influenza A before receiving the appropriate immunization. What antiviral medication might the nurse administer to this child?
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chronic respiratory illness who could die as the result of developing a respiratory virus. Zanamivir is not indicated for children younger than 7 years of age. Rimantadine is administered as prophylaxis against influenza A virus in children older than 10 years of age. Oseltamivir is indicated for patients who are symptomatic for less than 2 days, but this child is asymptomatic.

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