Question 191 out of 1 points An oncology nurse is aware of the risks for injury

Question 191 out of 1 points an oncology nurse is

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Question 19 1 out of 1 points
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An oncology nurse is aware of the risks for injury that exist around the preparation, transportation, and administration of chemotherapeutic agents. In order to reduce these risks of injury, the nurse should take which of the following actions? Selected Answer: Prime the IV tubing with an approved IV solution rather than with the drug itself. Question 20 1 out of 1 points A Nurse Practitioner educator who coordinates the staff education on an oncology unit is conducting an inservice on targeted therapies. What potential benefit of targeted therapies should the nurse highlight in this education session? Selected Answer: Targeted therapies have the potential to damage cancerous cells while leaving normal body cells less affected. Question 21 1 out of 1 points A 5-year-old boy needs an IM injection. The least painful and most effective injection site would be the Selected Answer: ventrogluteal muscle. Question 22 1 out of 1 points The recommended treatment for trichomoniasis is Selected Answer: Flagyl. Question 23 1 out of 1 points A 15-year-old patient has meningitis caused by Haemophilus influenzae. She is being treated with chloramphenicol. The most important nursing action for this patient would be to monitor Selected Answer: plasma concentrations regularly. Question 24 1 out of 1 points A 20-year-old woman has been prescribed estrogen. As with all women taking estrogen, the nurse will carefully monitor the patient for which of the following? Selected Answer: Cardiovascular complications
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Question 25 1 out of 1 points Mr. Singh is a 66-year-old man who is receiving chemotherapy for the treatment of lung cancer that has metastasized to his liver. In an effort to prevent infection, Mr. Singh has been prescribed filgrastim (Neupogen). Which of the nurse's following assessment questions most directly addresses a common adverse effect of filgrastim? Selected Answer: "Do you feel like you're having any pain in your bones?" Question 26 1 out of 1 points A postmenopausal patient is prescribed bisphosphonates to treat osteoporosis. The nurse will instruct the patient to take the drug Selected Answer: first thing in the morning. Question 27 1 out of 1 points Alendronate (Fosamax) is prescribed for a 67-year-old postmenopausal woman. In order to help prevent gastrointestinal distress, the nurse will advise the patient to Selected Answer: stand or sit upright for at least 30 minutes after taking alendronate.. Question 28 1 out of 1 points A 16-year-old boy is prescribed cromolyn sodium nasal spray to treat a nasal allergy. To maximize the therapeutic effects of the drug, which of the following will the nurse include in instructions to the patient? Selected Answer: Take the drug for one full week before coming in contact with allergens Question 29 1 out of 1 points A 34-year-old male has been diagnosed with TB and will be started on INH therapy. The medication history reveals that he currently takes antacids on a regular basis. The nurse will instruct the patient to take Selected Answer: antacids not less than 1 hour before or 2 hours after taking INH.
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