26. A patient is at risk for aspiration. Which nursing action is most appropriate? a.Give the patient a straw to control the flow of liquids. b.Have the patient self-administer the medication. c.Thin out liquids so they are easier to swallow. d.Turn the head toward the stronger side.
27. A patient refuses medication. Which is the nurse’s first action? 28. A patient who is being discharged today is going home with an inhaler. The patient is to administer 2 puffs of the inhaler twice daily. The inhaler contains 200 puffs. When should the nurse appropriately advise the patient to refill the medication? 29. The supervising nurse is watching nurses prepare medications. Which action by one of the nurses will the supervising nurse stop immediately? 30. Which patient does the nurse most closely monitor for an unintended synergistic effect? a.The 4 year old who has mistakenly taken a half bottle of vitaminsb.The 35 year old who has ingested meth mixed with several household chemicals c.The 50 year old who is prescribed a second blood pressure medication d.The 72 year old who is seeing four different specialists 31. Which patient using an inhaler would benefit most from using a spacer?
32. The prescriber wrote for a 40-kg child to receive 25 mg of medication 4 times a day. The therapeutic range is 5 to 10 mg/kg/day. What is the nurse’s priority?
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