The nurse notes the presence of gross hematuria and large areas of bruising on

The nurse notes the presence of gross hematuria and

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The nurse notes the presence of gross hematuria and large areas of bruising on the client's body. The nurse notifies the health care provider and ensures that which prescribed medication is available? 1. Heparin sulfate 2. Protamine sulfate 3. Phytonadione (vitamin K) 4. Oral potassium supplements 3. Phytonadione (vitamin K) 26. The home care nurse has given instructions to a client who is beginning therapy with digoxin (Lanoxin). The nurse determines a need for further teaching of the instructions if the client makes which statement? 1. "If I miss a dose, I should just take two the next day." 2. "I shouldn't change brands without asking the health care provider first." 3. "I should call the health care provider if my daily pulse rate is under 60 or over 100."
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4. "The pills should be kept in their original container so they don't get mixed up with my other medicines." 1. "If I miss a dose, I should just take two the next day." 27. A client who began medication therapy with prazosin hydrochloride (Minipress) 1 week earlier arrives at the health care clinic for follow-up evaluation and care. The nurse interprets that the client is experiencing the expected benefit of therapy if which is noted? 1. Increased pulse 2. Increased platelet count 3. Decreased blood pressure 4. Decreased blood glucose level 3. Decreased blood pressure 28. A hypertensive client has been prescribed clonidine hydrochloride (Catapres-TTS), a transdermal patch. The nurse provides written instructions to the client on the use of the patch. Which statement by the client indicates the need for further instruction? 1. "I need to change the patch every 24 hours." 2. "I need to apply the patch to a hairless body site." 3. "I need to apply the patch to skin areas that are not broken." 4. "I need to apply the patch to the skin on the upper arm or body." 1. "I need to change the patch every 24 hours." 29. A client with hypertension has begun taking spironolactone (Aldactone). The nurse teaches the client to limit intake of which food? 1. Rice 2. Salad 3. Oatmeal 4. Citrus fruits 4. Citrus fruits 30. A client with hypertension has a new prescription for a medication called moexipril (Univasc). The nurse plans to provide written directions that tell the client to take the medication at which time? 1. At bedtime 2. With meals 3. 1 hour before meals 4. With a snack in late afternoon 3. 1 hour before meals 31. A health care provider (HCP) prescribes warfarin sodium (Coumadin) for a client. The home care nurse visits the client at home and teaches the client about the medication and
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its administration. Which statement by the client indicates a need for further teaching? 1. "The urine normally changes to orange." 2. "This medicine will still be working 4 to 5 days after it is discontinued." 3. "This medication will require frequent blood work to monitor its effects." 4. "I cannot take aspirin or any aspirin-containing medications while I'm on this medication." 1. "The urine normally changes to orange." 32. The nurse has been given a medication prescription to administer intravenous (IV) hydralazine (Apresoline). The nurse obtains which priority piece of equipment needed for use during administration of this medication?
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  • Summer '16
  • Nursing, Health care provider

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