The patch should stay in place for 7 days before replacement. Question 38 1 out of 1 pointsWhich of the following would the nurse include in a teaching plan about the signs and symptoms of thrombophlebitis and thromboembolism that should be reported by a patient taking estrogen?Response Feedback: Pain in the groin, headaches, dizziness, and chest pain are symptoms of thrombophlebitis and thromboembolism, which are two common adverse effects of taking estrogen. Cholestatic jaundice is an adverse effect of estrogen. Amenorrhea is an indication for progesterone therapy. Breast tenderness is an adverse effect of progesterone. Question 39 1 out of 1 pointsOn the advice of her sister, a 52-year-old woman has visited her nurse practitioner to discuss the potential benefits of hormone replacement therapy in controlling the symptoms of menopause. Which of the following responses by the nurse is most appropriate?
Response Feedback: Research from the WHI trial indicates that estrogen given to postmenopausal women in combination with progestin significantly increases the risk of strokeand coronary heart disease (CHD). HRT is associated with increased, not decreased, risk of breast cancer and it may complicate early diagnosis of the disease. HRT does not exacerbate low bone density or constitute a risk factor for osteoporosis. Question 40 1 out of 1 pointsA 71-year-old man has just been prescribed finasteride (Proscar). Which of the following complaints by this patient most likely indicated a need for this drug?Response Feedback: Nocturia is a characteristic symptom of BPH. Strong smelling urine that is cloudy is suggestive of a urinary tract infection. Finasteride is not used for the treatment of ED.
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