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Question 191 out of 1 points
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 thanwith the drug itself.Question 201 out of 1 pointsA Nurse Practitionereducator 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 211 out of 1 pointsA 5-year-old boy needs an IM injection. The least painful and most effective injection site would be theSelected Answer:ventrogluteal muscle.Question 221 out of 1 pointsThe recommended treatment for trichomoniasis isSelected Answer:Flagyl.Question 231 out of 1 pointsA 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 monitorSelected Answer:plasma concentrations regularly.Question 241 out of 1 pointsA 20-year-old woman has been prescribed estrogen. As with all women takingestrogen, the nurse will carefully monitor the patient for which of the following?Selected Answer:Cardiovascular complications
Question 251 out of 1 pointsMr. 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 addressesa common adverse effect of filgrastim?Selected Answer:"Do you feel like you're having any pain in your bones?"Question 261 out of 1 pointsA postmenopausal patient is prescribed bisphosphonates to treat osteoporosis. The nurse will instruct the patient to take the drugSelected Answer:first thing in the morning.Question 271 out of 1 pointsAlendronate (Fosamax) is prescribed for a 67-year-old postmenopausal woman. In order to help prevent gastrointestinal distress, the nurse will advisethe patient toSelected Answer:stand or sit upright for at least 30 minutes after taking alendronate..Question 281 out of 1 pointsA 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 followingwill the nurse include in instructions to the patient?Selected Answer:Take the drug for one full week before coming in contact with allergensQuestion 291 out of 1 pointsA 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 takeSelected Answer:antacids not less than 1 hour before or 2 hours after taking INH.