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increases the chance of conception. Mifepristone is used to end an early pregnancy. Question 24 0 out of 1 pointsA nurse is working in a women's hospital where she is caring for a new mother who is experiencing postpartum urinary retention. Bethanechol (Urecholine) has been ordered. The nurse will observe for which of the following? Response Feedback: The nurse will monitor the patient's blood pressure for possible hypertension. Adverse effects of bethanechol are the same as with pilocarpine, which are hypertension, tachycardia, bronchiolar spasm, pulmonary edema, salivation, sweating, and nausea and vomiting. Bradycardia and decreased salivation are not identified adverse effects. If the drug is taken with a ganglionic blocking agent, a decrease in blood pressure could result. Question 25
1 out of 1 pointsA female patient has been prescribed estrogen therapy. Which of the following will the nurseadvise the patient is a common adverse effect of estrogen therapy? Response Feedback: The nurse will advise the patient that common adverse effects include breakthrough bleeding, changes in menstrual flow, dysmenorrhea, premenstrual-like syndrome, headache, nausea and vomiting, bloating, abdominal cramps, chloasma, and photosensitivity. Migraine headaches, dizziness, and changes in libido are less common adverse effects. Question 26 1 out of 1 pointsA 29-year-old pregnant patient is extremely upset about having to take medication for a pre-existing medical condition. She is consumed with fear that her baby will be born with a physical deformity or a congenital anomaly but knows that she has to take the medication. She talks constantly about this and is unable to sleep most nights. Which of the following is the most appropriate nursing diagnosis for this patient is? Response Feedback: The nurse has assessed that the patient is anxious and fearful that her baby will suffer because of her drug therapy. The nurse should work with the mother to design a plan of care to help decrease the mother's anxiety. Even though the other nursing diagnoses are plausible, the most appropriate nursing diagnosis is anxiety related to perceived danger of drug therapy to fetus or infant. Question 27 1 out of 1 pointsA man is prescribed ciprofloxacin to treat a sexually transmitted infection. The nurse will instruct the patient to Response Feedback: To maximize the therapeutic effects of the drug, the nurse should encourage the patient to complete the entire drug therapy as prescribed. The dosage of ciprofloxacin is not reduced gradually but taken in the same dosage throughout the treatment period, and there is no indication that it is necessary for the patient to take the drug only at home. The prescriber would be the only person who could change the form of the drug to be used,and subcutaneous injection is not an identified route of administration for ciprofloxacin.
Question 28 0 out of 1 pointsA male patient is experiencing climacteric symptoms secondary to androgen deficiency. His physician has prescribed testosterone. The nursing assessment reveals that the patient has