92 A client with muscle spasms is taking an oral maintenance dose of baclofen

92 a client with muscle spasms is taking an oral

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92. A client with muscle spasms is taking an oral maintenance dose of baclofen (Lioresal). Which represents a safe maintenance dose for this medication? 1. 15 mg four times daily 2. 25 mg four times daily 3. 30 mg four times daily 4. 40 mg four times daily 1. 15 mg four times daily 93. A client is to receive a prescription for methocarbamol (Robaxin). The nurse provides instructions to the client about the medication. Which client statement would indicate a need for further education? 1. "My urine may turn brown or green." 2. "I might get some nasal congestion from this medication." 3. "This medication is prescribed to help relieve my muscle spasms." 4. "If my vision becomes blurred, I don't need to be concerned about it." 4. "If my vision becomes blurred, I don't need to be concerned about it." 94. A client is receiving baclofen (Lioresal) for muscle spasms because of a spinal cord injury. Which side/adverse effect related to this medication should the nurse monitor the client for? 1. Muscle pain 2. Hypertension 3. Slurred speech 4. Photosensitivity 3. Slurred speech 95. Calcium carbonate (Os-Cal) is prescribed for a client with hypocalcemia. How should the nurse instruct the client to take the medication? 1. With meals 2. Every 4 hours 3. Just before meals 4. 1 hour after meals 4. 1 hour after meals 96. A nurse is teaching a client who will be discharged on alendronate (Fosamax) about the medication. Which should be included in the teaching plan? Select all that apply.
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1. Take the medication at the same time. 2. Report musculoskeletal pain immediately. 3. Take the medication on an empty stomach. 4. Consume coffee when taking the medication. 5. Remain upright for 30 minutes following ingestion. o 1. Take the medication at the same time. o 3. Take the medication on an empty stomach. o 5. Remain upright for 30 minutes following ingestion. 97. The nurse asks a nursing student about the uses of the medication dantrolene (Dantrium). The nursing student correctly states that dantrolene is used to manage hypermetabolism of skeletal muscle that occurs in which condition? 1. Low back pain 2. General anesthesia 3. Malignant hyperthermia 4. Hyperplasia of the prostate 3. Malignant hyperthermia 98. The nurse teaches the client with hypocalcemia to take calcium carbonate (Os-Cal) at which time? 1. With breakfast 2. At lunch time 3. Just before a meal 4. One hour after a meal 4. One hour after a meal 99. A client with a history of spinal cord injury is beginning medication therapy with baclofen (Lioresal). The nurse determines that the client understands the side effects of the medication if the client makes which statement? 1. "The medication may make me drowsy." 2. "The medication can cause high blood pressure." 3. "The medication may cause me to have some muscle pain." 4. "The medication may increase my sensitivity to bright light." 1. "The medication may make me drowsy." 100. A client with a new medication prescription for allopurinol (Zyloprim) asks the nurse, "I know this is for gout, but how does it work?" In formulating a response, the nurse understands that which is the action of allopurinol?
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