Question 221 out of 1 pointsMr. Lepp is a 63-year-old man who was diagnosed with colon cancer several weeks ago and who is scheduled to begin chemotherapy. He reports to the nurse that he read about the need for erythropoietin in an online forum for cancer patients and wants to explore the use of epoetin alfa with his oncologist. Which of the following
facts should underlie the nurse's response to Mr. Lepp? Question 231 out of 1 pointsA 67-year-old man who is being treated for prostate cancer is taking epoetin alfa. The nurse will instruct the patient to Question 241 out of 1 pointsA patient with chronic heart failure has begun treatment with epoetin alfa, which she will receive in her own home from a home health nurse. The nurse should teach the patient to supplement this treatment with a diet that is high in Question 251 out of 1 pointsA nurse has completed a medication reconciliation of a patient who has been admitted following a motor vehicle accident. Among the many drugs that the patient has received in the previous year is rituximab. The nurse would be justified in suspecting the patient may have received treatment for which of the following diseases?
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- Oncology, Chemotherapy, Leukemia, Rituximab, epoetin alfa