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Christy has exercise and mild persistent asthma and is prescribed two puffs of albuterolfifteen minutes before exercise and as needed for wheezing.One puff per day ofbeclomethasone (Qvar) is also prescribed. Teaching regarding her inhalers includes whichone of the following?Used in the treatment of asthma39)When prescribing montelukast (Singulair) for asthma, patients or parents of patientsshould be instructed as follows:Aggression, anxiety, depression, and/or suicidalthroughts may occur when taking montelukast40)Montelukast (Singulair) may be prescribed for:A two-year-old with moderate persistentasthma
41)Patients with allergic rhinitis may benefit from a prescription of:Any of the above(Fluticasone (Flonase); Cetrizine (Zyrtec); OTC cromolyn nasal spray (Nasalcrom))42)Howard is a seventy-two-year-old male who occasionally takes diphenhydramine for hisseasonal allergies.Monitoring for this patient takin diphenhydramine would includeassessing for:Urinary retention43)Second-generation antihistamines such as loratadine (Claritin) are prescribed for seasonalallergies because they:Are less sedating than first-generation antihistamines44)Decongestants such as pseudoephedrine (Sudafed):Should not be prescribed orrecommended for children under four years of age45)The first-line treatment for cough related to a upper respiratory infection in a five-year-old is:Fluids and symptomatic care46)Prior to developing a plan for the treatment of asthma, the patient’s asthma should beclassified according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) ExpertPanel 3 guidelines.In adults, mild-persistent asthma is classified as asthma symptomsthat occur:More than twice a week and less than once a day47)In five- to eleven-year-old children, mild-persistent asthma is diagnosed when asthmasymptoms occur:At nighttime three to four times a month48)A stepwise approach to the pharmacologic management of asthma:Begins withdetermining the severity of the asthma and assessing asthma control49)Monitoring a patient with persistent asthma includes:Evaluating the patient every one tosix months to determine whether the patient needs to step up or down in his or hertherapy50)Asthma exacerbations at home are managed by the patient by:Increasing the frequencyof beta 2 agonists and contacting his or her provider51)One goal of asthma management in children is:They should participate in school andsports activities52)A patient with a COPD exacerbation may require:systemic corticosteroid bursts53)Education of patients with COPD who use inhaled corticosteroids includes the following:

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