Question 25 1 out of 1 points A 30 year old woman is taking phenelzine Nardil

Question 25 1 out of 1 points a 30 year old woman is

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Question 251 out of 1 pointsA 30-year-old woman is taking phenelzine (Nardil) 30mg PO tid. The nurse knows that at that dosage, the patient will need to be carefully monitored forResponse Feedback:The nurse will closely monitor for the adverse effects of phenelzine related to the anticholinergic effect of the drug, such as dizziness that tends to be more pronounced at dosages above 45 mg/day. Dizziness is also a sign of a phenelzine drug overdose. Constipation and dry mouth are also adverse effects, not diarrhea and increased
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secretions. Facial flushing is not an identified adverse effect of phenelzine.Question 261 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 beResponse Feedback:The nurse should instruct the wife to continue offering her husband the drug and thatit will probably take several days to reach its full therapeutic effect. The dosage wouldnot be increased, decreased, or discontinued.Question 271 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 forResponse Feedback:The patient who has history of alcohol or substance abuse may be a poor candidate forlorazepam because the patient is more likely to develop dependence on the drug. Alcohol will also have an additive effect with lorazepam. A diet high in fat and carbohydrates or nicotine use should not affect the use of lorazepam.Question 281 out of 1 pointsA trauma patient has been receiving frequent doses of morphine in the 6 days since his accident. This pattern of analgesic administration should prompt the nurse to carefully monitor the patient'sResponse Feedback:Morphine, like most opioid analgesics, creates a risk for constipation. The drug is unlikely to influence the patient's temperature, skin integrity, or urine specific gravity.Question 291 out of 1 pointsWhich of the following would be an expected outcome in a patient who has been given atropine during a medical emergency?Response Feedback:Atropine is used to help restore normal sinus rhythm in emergency situations, such as symptomatic bradycardia, pulseless electrical activity, ventricular asystole, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation. It does not resolve acid-based imbalances or decreasedlevel of consciousness and atropine increases, rather than decreases, blood pressure.
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Question 301 out of 1 pointsA middle-aged patient was diagnosed with major depression after a suicide attempt several months ago and has failed to respond appreciably to treatment with SSRIs. As a result, his psychiatrist has prescribed phenelzine. When planning this patient's subsequent care, what nursing diagnosis should the nurse prioritize?Response Feedback:MAOIs such as phenelzine carry a significant risk of injury that results from the multiple interactions associated with these drugs. Infection, impaired tissue perfusion, and constipation are less common, and less serious, adverse effects.Question 310 out of 0 pointsWhen completing this quiz, did you comply with Walden University’s Code of Conduct including the expectations for academic integrity?
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  • Summer '15
  • Pharmacology, Morphine, Benzodiazepine, Phenytoin, Benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome

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