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Question 771 out of 1 pointsA clinic Nurse Practitioneris planning care for a 68-year-old man who has been on omeprazole (Prilosec) therapy for heartburn for some time. Regarding the patient's safety, which of the following would be a priority nursing action?Question 781 out of 1 pointsMrs. Houston is a 78-year-old woman who resides in an assisted living facility. Her doctor prescribed digoxin at her last visit to the clinic and she has approached the nurse who makes regular visits to the assisted-living facility about this new drug. What teaching point should the nurse emphasize to Mrs.Houston?Question 791 out of 1 pointsIn light of her recent high blood pressure readings, a patient has been started on a thiazide diuretic and metoprolol (Lopressor), which is a beta-adrenergic blocker. What is the most likely rationale for using two medications to addressthe patient's hypertension?Question 801 out of 1 pointsA 70-year-old woman has a complex medical and a current drug regimen thatincludes calcium and vitamin D supplements for osteoporosis, metformin (Glucophage) for type 2 diabetes, phenelzine (Nardil) for depression, and
metoprolol (Lopressor) and furosemide (Lasix) for hypertension. The woman is requesting dextromethorphan for the treatment of a recurrent cough. What component of her drug regimen contraindicates the use of dextromethorphan?Question 811 out of 1 pointsA 68-year-old man complains of a chronic, nonproductive cough. He states that he has to have relief, that he has been coughing every 2 to 3 minutes, and he is worn out. Dextromethorphan is prescribed for him. Before he leavesthe clinic he asks how long it will take for the medicine to work. The nurse will advise him that he should experience therapeutic effects inQuestion 821 out of 1 pointsWhich of the following statements best defines how a chemical becomes termed a drug?