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Question 621 out of 1 pointsA patient is receiving long-term clindamycin therapy for a life-threatening infection. The nurse will begin by monitoring this drug therapy by obtainingSelected Answer:a baseline complete blood count.Question 631 out of 1 pointsA Nurse Practitioneris explaining to the parents of a 6-year-old child suffering from angina why nitroglycerin patches for chest pain would not be appropriate. Which of the following will the nurse include in an explanation?Selected Answer:A child has a greater body surface area, creating greater permeability resulting in an increase in absorption of topical agents, which may result in more adverse effects.Question 64
1 out of 1 pointsA 30-year-old African-American woman tested positive for TB and is prescribed isoniazid. The nurse will plan the patient's care to include close monitoring of the drug therapy becauseSelected Answer:the patient is at greater risk for high serum levels of the drug.Question 650 out of 1 pointsWhen planning care for a patient who is receiving filgrastim (Neupogen) for a nonmyeloid malignancy, the nurse should formulate which of the following patient outcomes? (Select all that apply.)Selected Answers:The patient will not develop an infection.The patient will not experience bone pain.The patient will not develop febrile neutropenia.Question 661 out of 1 pointsA Nurse Practitionerwho provides care on a pediatric medicine unit has conducted a medication reconciliation of a recently-admitted patient. In light of the fact that the child takes methylphenidate (Ritalin), the nurse is justified in considering a history of what health problem?Selected Answer:ADHDQuestion 671 out of 1 pointsA patient is prescribed ganciclovir to treat a CMV infection. An oral dosage is prescribed. To help increase bioavailability of the drug, the nurse will encourage the patient to take the medicationSelected Answer:with high-fat meals.Question 681 out of 1 points
A Nurse Practitioneris caring for a patient who is at 28 weeks' gestation and is receiving terbutaline (Brethine) to control preterm labor. Which of the following assessment parameters should the nurse prioritize?Selected Answer:Fetal heart rate (FHR)Question 691 out of 1 pointsA Nurse Practitionerwho provides care on a pediatric unit of a hospital is aware thatthe potential for harm as a result of drug errors is higher among infants and children than adults. This fact is primarily due toSelected Answer:immature liver and kidney function in infants and children.Question 701 out of 1 pointsA 15-year-old boy who has been taking dextroamphetamine for the treatment of ADHD has been experiencing a depressed mood and a sense of hopelessness. He confides in the school nurse that he has begun taking his stepfather's antidepressantto improve his mood. After immediately phoning the boy's stepfather, the nurse learns that the drug in question is phenelzine (Nardil), a monoamine oxidase inhibitor(MAOI). The nurse should recognize that this combination of drugs creates a serious