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Question 20 1 out of 1 pointsThe wife of a patient who is taking haloperidol calls the clinic and reports that her husband has takenthe first dose of the drug and it is not having a therapeutic effect. An appropriate response by the nurse would be Question 21 1 out of 1 pointsA patient has been admitted to the ICU because of multiple traumas due to a motor vehicle accident.The physician has ordered propofol (Diprivan) to be used for maintenance of sedation. Before administration of propofol, a priority assessment by the nurse would be to check for a history of
Question 22 1 out of 1 pointsA patient has been prescribed lithium therapy. Which of the following signs and symptoms will the nurse tell the patient to report immediately? Question 23 1 out of 1 pointsA nurse who provides care on an acute medicine unit has frequently recommended the use of nicotine replacement gum for patients who express a willingness to quit smoking during their admission or following their discharge. For which of the following patients would nicotine gum be contraindicated? Question 24 1 out of 1 pointsA 64-year-old-patient has been prescribed lorazepam (Ativan) because of increasing periods of anxiety. The nurse should be careful to assess for