Question 23 1 out of 1 points A 22 year old male college senior has lived with

Question 23 1 out of 1 points a 22 year old male

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Question 23 1 out of 1 points A 22-year-old male college senior has lived with a diagnosis of Crohn's disease for several years and has undergone several courses of treatment with limited benefit. Which of the following targeted therapies has the potential to alleviate the symptoms of Crohn's disease? Response Feedback: Infliximab (Remicade) is a monoclonal antibody, a chimeric human-murine IgG antibody that acts by blocking tumor necrosis factor (TNF). It is licensed for treating moderate to severe Crohn's disease. The other listed drugs are not indicated for the treatment of Crohn's disease. Question 24 1 out of 1 points A woman with an inflammatory skin disorder has begun taking prednisone in an effort to control the signs and symptoms of her disease. The nurse who is providing care for this patient should prioritize which of the following potential nursing diagnoses in the organization of the patient's care? Response Feedback: Treatment with glucocorticoids such as prednisone is associated with numerous adverse effects, including the risk for excess fluid volume. Constipation and impaired gas exchange are not among the most common adverse effects and CNS effects are normally
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limited to anxiety, mood swings, and insomnia rather than acute confusion. Question 25 1 out of 1 points A patient who takes aluminum hydroxide with magnesium hydroxide (Mylanta) frequently for upset stomach, heartburn, and sour stomach is seen regularly in the clinic. The nurse should assess which of the following? Response Feedback: The nurse should monitor the patient's serum phosphate level because aluminum binds with phosphate. This can lower phosphate levels and cause an electrolyte imbalance. Blood glucose, urine specific gravity, and aspartate transaminase levels are not affected by this drug combination. Question 26 1 out of 1 points A nurse is overseeing the care of a young man whose ulcerative colitis is being treated with oral prednisone. Which of the following actions should the nurse take in order to minimize the potential for adverse drug effects and risks associated with prednisone treatment? Response Feedback: It is important to monitor patients who are taking prednisone carefully for signs of infection, because prednisone's immunologic activity may mask the symptoms of infection. Antacids may normally be used alongside prednisone. Headaches are not associated with the use of prednisone and IV administration is not typical. Question 27 0 out of 1 points A patient who is postoperative day one following a metatarsal amputation is experiencing nausea and vomiting. Consequently, the nurse has administered an intravenous dose of metoclopramide. This drug will relieve the patient's nausea by Response Feedback: Metoclopramide's mechanism of action is unclear. However, it appears to sensitize tissues to the effect of acetylcholine. It has the cholinergic-like effect on the upper GI tract of stimulating motility but does not stimulate gastric, pancreatic, or gallbladder secretions. The drug does not affect gastric pH, inhibit proton pumps, or eradicate H. Pylori .
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