Selected Answer: Anxiety related to perceived danger of drug therapy to fetus or infant Question 47 1 out of 1 points Which of the following patients will be at the greatest risk for anemia and would be the most likely candidate for epoetin alfa therapy? Selected Answer: A 62-year-old male with cancer Question 48 1 out of 1 points A 54-year-old woman with a history of osteoporosis has been prescribed ciprofloxacin for recurrent cystitis. Because of the patient's history, the nurse would be sure to discuss with the woman the use of Selected Answer: food containing iron or calcium. Question 49 1 out of 1 points A Nurse Practitioner is aware that the concept of selective toxicity is foundational to antimicrobial therapy. Which of the following statements most accurately describes selective toxicity? Selected Answer: A drug harms microbes without harming human cells. Question 50
1 out of 1 points A patient with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) will be starting a course of doxorubicin shortly. When planning this patient's care, what nursing diagnosis should the nurse prioritize? Selected Answer: Risk for Infection related to suppressed bone marrow function Question 51 1 out of 1 points A Nurse Practitioner is reviewing the prepregnancy medication regimen of a patient who has just had a positive pregnancy test. The nurse should be aware of which of the following changes in pharmacokinetics that accompanies pregnancy? Selected Answer: Increased drug distribution resulting from hemodynamic changes Question 52 1 out of 1 points A 6-month-old child has developed skin irritation due to an allergic reaction. He has been prescribed a topical skin ointment. The nurse will consider which of the following before administering the drug? Selected Answer: That the infant's skin has greater permeability than that of an adult Question 53 1 out of 1 points A Nurse Practitioner is explaining the use of acyclovir therapy to a 72-year-old man. Nephrotoxicity is discussed as a major adverse effect in older patients. To minimize the risk of the patient developing this adverse effect, the nurse will advise him to Selected Answer: stay well hydrated by drinking at least eight 8-oz glasses of water daily. Question 54 1 out of 1 points An elderly woman is slated for a hemiarthroplasty (hip replacement surgery) after falling and breaking her hip on the stairs outside her home. The woman's pain in the time since her injury has been severe, and her care team has been treating it with morphine. Which of the following administration schedules is most likely to control the patient's pain? Selected Answer: Twice-daily doses of long-acting morphine, with short- acting morphine available for breakthrough pain Question 55 1 out of 1 points
A 73-year-old woman has osteoporosis and is prescribed alendronate. She takes calcium and vitamin D supplements, drinks lots of water, and has just quit smoking. The nurse should advise the patient to also Selected Answer: perform light-weight exercises and go for walks.
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