A . Citrus fruits B . Cheese, dairy products, and bananas C . Chicken and fish D . Potatoes and root vegetables 1 points QUESTION 7 1. A 43-year-old man has been diagnosed with active TB. He is prescribed a multiple drug therapy, including INH and rifampin. A priority assessment by the nurse will be to monitor which combination of laboratory test results? A . Fasting blood sugar and 2-hour postprandial blood sugar B . Thyroid-stimulating hormone, thyroxine, and triiodothyronine levels C . Red blood count, white blood count, and differential D . Serum alanine transaminase, aspartate transaminase, and bilirubin 1 points QUESTION 8 1. An immunocompromised patient with a diagnosis of candidiasis has failed to respond to conservative therapy and has consequently begun treatment with amphotericin B. The nurse is aware that this drug achieves a therapeutic effect by way of its influence on A . the production and maturation of CD4+ T-cells. B . the osmolarity of fungal intracellular fluid. C . the permeability of fungal cell walls. D . protein synthesis of fungal cells. 1 points QUESTION 9 1. A nurse has questioned why a patient's physician has prescribed a narrow-spectrum antibiotic rather than a broad-spectrum drug in the treatment of a patient's infection. Which of the following facts provides the best rationale for the use of narrow-spectrum antibiotics whenever possible? A The use of broad-spectrum antibiotics can create a risk for a
. superinfection. B . The efficacy of most narrow-spectrum antibiotics has not been proven. C . Broad-spectrum antibiotics confound the results of subsequent culture and sensitivity testing. D . Narrow-spectrum antibiotics normally require a shorter duration of treatment. 1 points QUESTION 10 1. A patient is prescribed ganciclovir to treat a CMV infection. An oral dosage is prescribed. To help increase bioavailability of the drug, the nurse will encourage the patient to take the medication A . with high-protein meals. B . with high-fat meals. C . on an empty stomach. D . with orange juice. 1 points QUESTION 11 1. A 34-year-old male has been diagnosed with TB and will be started on INH therapy. The medication history reveals that he currently takes antacids on a regular basis. The nurse will instruct the patient to take A . antacids during the day and INH only at night. B . INH before meals and antacids 1 or 2 hours after meals. C . antacids not less than 1 hour before or 2 hours after taking INH. D . antacids before meals and INH 1 or 2 hours after meals. 1 points QUESTION 12 1. A patient is being treated for Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia. She is allergic to penicillin and is being given azithromycin (Zithromax) in capsule form. The nurse will inform the patient that she will need to take the capsule A . with or without food. B .
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