Question 13A 51-year-old female patient has been receiving doxorubicin (Adriamycin) for metastatic breast cancer. Her medical record indicates she has cardiomyopathy and a cumulative dose of 300 mg/m2 of doxorubicin. Which of the following measures would help limit the severity of the cardiomyopathy in this patient? A.A reduced doseB.Meticulous monitoring during drug administrationC.The use of dexrazoxane in conjunction with doxorubicinD.A single large dose instead of multiple doses Question 14A patient is pregnant and is at 7 weeks' gestation. She has type 1 diabetes and has been taking insulin since she was 13 years old. She asks the nurse if the insulin will be harmful to her baby. The best response to the patient by the nurse would be
Question 15A pregnant patient asks the nurse what over-the-counter medication she can take for recurring headaches. The nurse should recommend Question 16A man is prescribed ciprofloxacin to treat a sexually transmitted infection. The nurse will instructthe patient to Question 17Alprostadil (Caverject), a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction, has been prescribed to a 42-year-old patient. When providing education to the patient and his wife, the nurse should inform the wife about which of the following adverse effects? A.Increased heart rateB.Vaginal burningC.Reduced desire for sexual activityD.Low blood pressure Question 18After 6 months of unsuccessfully trying to conceive, a 31-year-old woman and her husband have sought a referral to a fertility specialist in order to explore their options. A nurse at the clinic should recognize that the woman may benefit from
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- Fall '13
- Pharmacology, early pregnancy, prepregnancy medication regimen of a patient