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Selected Answer:“The salmeterol that I take provides me with long-term control.”Question 591 out of 1 pointsA primary therapy for patients with mild ulcerative colitis is:Selected Answer:Mesalamine (Pentasa).Question 601 out of 1 pointsWhich of the following conditions is a contraindication for pioglitazone (Actos). Selected Answer:Severe congestive heartfailure
Question 610 out of 1 pointsThenurse practitioner has prescribed elemental iron 6 mg/kg/day in three divided doses for a toddler diagnosed with iron-deficiency anemia. What instructions would the family nurse practitioner include for the parents?Selected Answer:Give the iron with food to increase the absorption of the medicationQuestion 620 out of 1 pointsAn adult male comes to the clinic with complaints that he is experiencing increased difficulty breathing over the past few days. He has a history of asthma and coronary artery disease. He was recently diagnosed with hypertension. Examination reveals no jugular vein distention and no productive cough. Breath sounds are present, but expiratory wheezes are noted bilaterally, and he denies any chest pain. His vital signs are pulse of 74 beats/min, respirations of 32 breaths/min, and BP of 160/100 mm Hg. His current medications are albuterol (Proventil) inhaler 2 puffs every 4 hours prn for wheezing, nitroglycerin transdermal patch, and propranolol (Inderal) 60 mg PO bid. What is the best treatment for this patient?Selected Answer:Start beclomethasone (Beclovent) inhaler 2 puffs 3 to 4 times dailyQuestion 631 out of 1 pointsGlucocorticoids affect the metabolism of carbohydrates, protein, and fats.Selected Answer:TrueQuestion 640 out of 1 pointsA 39 y/o female is diagnosed with Graves disease. She also has a small goiter =. Her symptoms are not deemed to be severe and propylthiouracil is prescribed. Whare is the most serious potential adverse effect of this medication?Selected Answer:HematouriaQuestion 651 out of 1 pointsThe Family nurse practitioner prescribed losartan 50 mg PO daily for a hypertensive patient. This medication promotes vasodilation by:Selected Answer:Blocking the action of angiotensin IIQuestion 661 out of 1 pointsWhen prescribing an antihypertensive medication for a type 2 diabetic patient, the drug classifications that would tend to reduce insulin sensitivity are:
Selected Answer:Diuretics and beta blockers.Question 670 out of 1 pointsMs. Neely was placed on fluoxetine about 8 weeks ago and is doing well on the medication. When initially prescribed the medication, she asks you about the common side effects of this type of medication. Which choice below is correct?Selected Answer:weight lossQuestion 681 out of 1 pointsA Nurse Practitioneris providing discharge planning for a 45-year-old woman who has aprescription for oral albuterol. The Nurse Practitionerwill question the patient about her intake of which of the following?