When providing education to the patient and his wife the nurse should inform

When providing education to the patient and his wife

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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? – Vaginal burning 3. A pregnant patient asks the nurse what over-the-counter medication she can take for recurring headaches. The nurse should recommend: - Tylenol 4. A 36 year old woman with a history of dysmenorrhea has begun treatment with progesterone, which she will be receiving by the intramuscular route. The nurse practicing in the woman’s care should prioritize which of the following potential nursing diagnoses? – Risk for injury related to loss of vision or thrombotic events
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5. A woman who is in the second trimester of her first pregnancy has been experiencing frequent headaches and has sought advice from her nurse practitioner about safe treatment options. What analgesic can the nurse most safely recommend? – Acetaminophen 6. After 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: - Clomiphene 7. A 20 year old woman will soon begin taking oral contraceptives for the first time. What advice should the nurse provide to this patient? – “Make sure to seek care quickly if you experience bad headaches, calf pain, or changes in vision.” 8. A man has demonstrated history of androgen deficiency and the consequences of this health problem include an inability to maintain an erection. Which of the following medications would best address this patient’s erectile dysfunction (ED)? – Exogenous testosterone 9. A female patient has been prescribed estrogen therapy. Which of the following will the nurse advise the patient is a common adverse effect of estrogen therapy? – Breakthrough bleeding 10. A pregnant patient who has diabetes has been admitted to the hospital to begin labor. Since the patient has diabetes, the physician has decided to use oxytocin (Pitocin) to initiate labor contractions. When talking to the patient about the adverse effects of the drug, the nurse should understand that the most common adverse effects of the drug include: - Uterine tachysystole 11. A nurse is working with a 16 year old pregnant teen and assessing for behavior that may put the baby at risk. The most important assessment the nurse can make is: - Whether the pregnant woman uses illegal substances 12. A nurse is providing patient education to a 50 year old woman who is taking methotrexate (MTX) for breast cancer. The nurse will instruct the patient to avoid which of the following drugs? – Salicylates 13. A nurse is caring for a 46 year old female patient who is taking paclitaxel for ovarian cancer. Two or three days after the infusion of the drug, the nurse must closely monitor for which of the following? – Neurotoxicity 14. A 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/m of doxorubicin. Which of the following measures would help limit the severity of the
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