Level of Cognitive Ability Applying Client Needs Physiological Integrity

Level of cognitive ability applying client needs

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Level of Cognitive Ability: ApplyingClient Needs: Physiological IntegrityIntegrated Process: Nursing Process/Implementation Content Area: PharmacologyReference: Lehne, R. (2010). Pharmacology for nursing care (7th ed., p. 593). St. Louis: Saunders. Awarded 0.0 points out of 1.0 possible points. 50.ID: 383694328A client has been taking metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol-XL). Which of the following findings indicates to the clinic nurse that the medication is effective? The client’s ankles are swollen. The client’s weight has increased.
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The client’s blood pressure has decreased. Correct The client has wheezes in the lower lobes of the lungs. Rationale: Metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol-XL) is a cardioselective beta-blocking agent used after myocardial infarction, as well as for hypertension and angina. Side effects include bradycardia and such symptoms of congestive heart failure as weight gain and increased edema.Test-Taking Strategy: Note the words “medication is effective.” Remember that beta-adrenergic–blocking agents end with -lol and recall the action and use of these medications. Eliminate the options that are side effects, not intended effects, of the medication. Review the intended effects of this medication if you had difficulty with this question.Level of Cognitive Ability: EvaluatingClient Needs: Physiological IntegrityIntegrated Process: Nursing Process/EvaluationContent Area: PharmacologyReference: Hodgson, B., & Kizior, R. (2010). Saunders nursing drug handbook 2010 (pp. 745, 746). St. Louis: Saunders. Awarded 0.0 points out of 1.0 possible points. 51.ID: 383696362A nurse has taught a client taking a methylxanthine bronchodilator about beverages that must be avoided. Which beverage choices by the client indicate to the nurse that the client needs further education? Select all that apply.
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Reference: Edmunds, M. (2010). Introduction to clinical pharmacology (6th ed, p. 148). St. Louis: Mosby. Awarded 0.0 points out of 1.0 possible points. 52.ID: 383694370A client taking hydrochlorothiazide reports to the clinic for follow-up blood tests. For which side effect of the medication does the nurse monitor the client’s laboratory results?
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  • pn, Intravenous therapy, cognitive ability, W. B. Saunders

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