Question 171 out of 1 pointsMorphine has been prescribed for a 28-year-old man with severe pain due to a back injury. The nurse will advise the patient to avoid Question 181 out of 1 pointsAn elderly woman is slated for a hemiarthroplasty (hip replacement surgery) after falling and breaking her hip on the stairs outside her home. The woman's pain in the time since her injury has been severe,
and her care team has been treating it with morphine. Which of the following administration schedules is most likely to control the patient's pain? Question 191 out of 1 pointsA trauma patient has been receiving frequent doses of morphine in the 6 days since his accident. This pattern of analgesic administration should prompt the nurse to carefully monitor the patient's Question 201 out of 1 pointsA 59-year-old woman has presented to a clinic requesting a prescription for lorazepam (Ativan) in order to treat her recurrent anxiety. Her care provider, however, believes that a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) would be more appropriate. What advantage do SSRIs have over benzodiazepines in the treatment of anxiety? Question 211 out of 1 pointsA 26-year-old professional began using cocaine recreationally several months ago and has begun using the drug on a daily basis over the past few weeks. He has noticed that he now needs to take larger doses of cocaine in order to enjoy the same high that he used to experience when he first used the drug. A nurse should recognize that this pattern exemplifies
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- Summer '15
- Pharmacology, Morphine, Benzodiazepine, Response Feedback, Phenytoin