Question 251 out of 1 pointsThe wife of a patient who is taking haloperidol calls the clinic and reports that her husband has taken the first dose of the drug and it is not having a therapeutic effect. An appropriate response by the nurse would be
Question 261 out of 1 pointsA nurse is caring for a patient who is in severe pain and is receiving an opioid analgesic. Which of the following would be the nurse's priority assessments? Question 271 out of 1 pointsA nurse who works at an outpatient mental health clinic follows numerous clients who have schizophrenia, many of whom are being treated with olanzapine (Zyprexa). Which of the following clients likely has the highest susceptibility to the adverse effects of olanzapine? Question 281 out of 1 pointsMorphine has been prescribed for a 28-year-old man with severe pain due to a back injury. The nurse will advise the patient to avoid
Question 291 out of 1 pointsA nurse is caring for a patient who abuses marijuana. The treatment for marijuana abuse consists mainly of Question 301 out of 1 pointsA patient who is experiencing acute alcohol withdrawal is being treated with intravenous lorazepam (Ativan). This drug achieves a therapeutic effect by
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