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Question 580 out of 1 pointsAn adult male comes to the clinic with complaints that he is experiencing increased difficulty breathing over the past few days. He has a history of asthma and coronary artery disease. He was recently diagnosed with hypertension. Examination reveals no jugular vein distention and no productive cough. Breath sounds are present, but expiratory wheezes are noted bilaterally, and he denies any chest pain. His vital signs are pulse of 74 beats/min, respirations of 32 breaths/min, and BP of 160/100 mm Hg. His current medications are albuterol (Proventil) inhaler 2 puffs every 4 hours prn forwheezing, nitroglycerin transdermal patch, and propranolol (Inderal) 60 mg PO bid. What is the best treatment for this patient?Question 591 out of 1 pointsA patient with type 1 diabetes has been admitted to the hospital for orthopedic surgery and the care team anticipates some disruptions to the patient's blood glucose levels in the days following surgery. Which of the following insulin regimens is most likely to achieve adequate glycemic control?Question 601 out of 1 pointsWhich of the following conditions is a contraindication for pioglitazone (Actos).
Question 611 out of 1 pointsThe Family nurse practitioner prescribed losartan 50 mg PO daily for a hypertensive patient. This medication promotes vasodilation by:Question 621 out of 1 pointsA patient has a history of tonic-clonic seizures that have been successfully treated with phenytoin (Dilantin) for several years. Phenytoin achieves a therapeutic effect byQuestion 631 out of 1 pointsThe Nurse Practitioner is teaching a patient about the role of medications in the treatment of asthma. Which statement by the patient would require further teaching?Question 641 out of 1 pointsWhich of the following oral medications is the safest to use during pregnancy?Question 651 out of 1 pointsA Nurse Practitioneris providing care for a patient who suffered extensive burns to his extremities during a recent industrial accident. Topical lidocaine gel has been ordered to be applied to the surfaces of all his burns in order to achieve adequate pain control. When considering this order, the Nurse Practitionershould be aware
Question 661 out of 1 pointsGinger, a 25 year old female presents at the clinic with known history of depression. She reports taking an SSRI with only partial relief. Which of the following drugs can be used safely at any dose in conjunction with an SSRI?