suspects A 2-year-old child is diagnosed with a minor ailment and is to be administered medications at home for 2 weeks. The child lives with his mother, grandmother, and four other children between the ages of 14 months and 7 years. The home health nurse is asked A nurse who provides care on a pediatric unit of a hospital is aware that the potential for harm as a result of drug errors is higher among infants and children than adults. This fact is primarily due toimmature liver and kidney function in infants and childrenTo which of the following patients would a medication nurse most likely administer caffeine as part of the treatment plan? A nurse practitioner orders a single dose of 2 g Metronidazole orally. How many milligrams will the patient receive in one dose? A 22-year-old woman has given birth
to an infant who exhibits the signs andsymptoms of maternal cocaine use during pregnancy. These signs and symptoms are a result of what pathophysiological effect of opioid use during pregnancy? 12-year-old boy is being discharged from the hospital after major surgery. The boy will be taking two medicationsat home for an extended period. The nurse who is discharging the patient should provide medication teaching specifically toBOTH boy and motherA 3-year-old boy has developed otitis media and requires antibiotics. In order to increase the chance that the boy will take his prescribed medication, the nurse shouldoffer a choice between liquid and chewable medications, if possible.A 35-year-old woman is on a weight-loss program and is to begin taking sibutramine (Meridia). After baseline physical data are obtained, the nurse will assess the patient's childbearing potential. The nurse will inform the patient that during sibutramineuse adequate contraception A nurse is explaining to the parents of a 6-year-old child suffering from angina why nitroglycerin patches for chest pain would not be appropriate. Which of the following will the nurse include in an explanation?
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