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Question 711 out of 1 pointsA 47-year-old woman has been diagnosed with open-angle glaucoma. Pilocarpine drops are prescribed. The nurse's assessment reveals that the patient has worn soft contact lenses for 15 years. The nurse will instruct the patient toQuestion 721 out of 1 pointsSeveral months of treatment with a statin accompanied by lifestyle modifications have failed to appreciably improve a patient's cholesterol levels.Consequently, the patient has been prescribed cholestyramine. The nurse should recognize that this drugs achieves its therapeutic effect byQuestion 731 out of 1 pointsA male patient is to begin treatment for pneumonia with an albuterol (Ventolin)inhaler. The nurse will advise the patient that he will most likely experience which of the following common adverse effects of the drug?Question 741 out of 1 pointsA 77-year-old patient has a long-standing history of hypertension, a health problem that is being treated with metoprolol and a thiazide diuretic. Before administering the 8 AM dose of these medications, what assessments should the nurse perform and document? (Select all that apply.)Question 751 out of 1 pointsA female patient with a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes mellitus has been experiencing increasing neuropathic pain in recent months, a symptom that has not responded appreciably to conventional analgesics. The patient's careprovider has begun treatment with gabapentin (Neurontin). How is the addition of this drug likely to influence the management of the patient's existing drug regimen?
Question 761 out of 1 pointsA Nurse Practitioner who provides care on an acute medicine unit has frequently recommended the use of nicotine replacement gum for patients who express a willingness to quit smoking during their admission or following their discharge. For which of the following patients would nicotine gum be contraindicated?