A. “It's important to discuss what herbs you'll be taking with your doctor or the pharmacist to make sure there aren't any interactions.” B. “It's likely best to begin taking herbal remedies after you've completed this round of chemotherapy.” C. “Unfortunately, your current chemotherapy program will likely preclude the use of herbs.” D. “If that's something in which you and your family see potential benefit, I'd encourage you to pursue it.” 1 points Question 13 Which of the following will a nurse inform the patient is one of the most common adverse effects of guaifenesin (Robitussin)? A. Increased blood glucose B. Urinary retention C. Gastrointestinal distress D. Increased blood pressure 1 points Question 14 A 72-year-old female patient is prescribed ipratropium aerosol for pulmonary emphysema. The nurse will instruct her to “test spray” the new metered-dose inhaler (MDI) three times before using it to prevent which of the following? A. Asymptomatic elevated hepatic enzymes levels B.
Anaphylactoid reaction C. Symptomatic hepatitis with hyperbilirubinemia D. Paradoxic acute bronchospasm 1 points Question 15 A 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 to A. stop wearing the contact lenses during the pilocarpine therapy. B. apply the contact lenses and wait 5 minutes before applying the drops. C. remove the contact lenses before applying the drops. D. apply the drops directly on the contact lenses. 1 points Question 16 A 57-year-old male patient who has been prescribed doxorubicin for small-cell lung cancer is advised by the nurse to avoid taking aspirin or drugs that contain aspirin because it may A. cause extravasation injury. B. cause acute nausea and vomiting. C. cause a radiation recall reaction. D. promote bleeding. 1 points Question 17 A 20-year-old woman calls the clinic at 5 PM and reports to the nurse that she forgot to take her morning dose of fexofenadine (Allegra). She usually takes her evening dose at 8 PM. She wants to know what she should do. The nurse will instruct her to A.
skip the evening dose and start back in the morning. B. forget about the morning dose and take the evening dose. C. take the morning dose now and the evening dose at the regular time. D. double her evening dose. 1 points Question 18 A 68-year-old man complains of a chronic, nonproductive cough. He states that he has to have relief, that he has been coughing every 2 to 3 minutes, and he is worn out. Dextromethorphan is prescribed for him. Before he leaves the clinic he asks how long it will take for the medicine to work. The nurse will advise him that he should experience therapeutic effects in A.
- Fall '13
- Dextromethorphan, Theophylline