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Calcitonin is available in IM, subcutaneous, and nasal forms. Other adverse effects include skinrash, nausea and vomiting, urinary frequency, and local inflammation at the site of injection.Headache anddiarrheaare common in bisphosphonates.5. This is a genetically-linked condition with parathyroid dysfunction characterized bydeep bone pain, headaches, and hearing loss.A. Tay-Sachs diseaseB. Paget’s diseaseC. Gaucher disorderD. Marfan Syndrome5. Answer: B. Paget’s diseasePaget’s disease is a genetically linked disorder characterized by overactive osteoclasts that areeventually replaced by enlarged and softened bony structures. Manifestations include deepbone pain, headaches, and hearing loss.1. This is the most common type of thyroid dysfunction.A. CretinismB. Myxedema comaC. HyperthyroidismD. Hypothyroidism1. Answer: D. HypothyroidismHypothyroidism is a lack of sufficient levels of thyroid hormones to maintain a normalmetabolism. This is the most common type of thyroid dysfunction and is common among olderwomen and men. Symptoms include obesity and fatigue, among others.2. Thyroid hormones can:A. stimulate overproduction of TSHB. increase oxygen consumptionC. increase the heart rate without affecting the respirationsD. retard growth and maturation2. Answer: B. increase oxygen consumption
Thyroid hormones increase the metabolic rate of body tissues, increasing oxygen consumption,respiration, heart rate, growth and maturation, and the metabolism of fats, carbohydrates, andproteins.3. All of the following should be included in the nursing interventions for patients takingthyroid hormones, except:A. consistent administration before breakfast each dayB. monitor cardiac responseC. advise patient to frequently exercise to develop the coreD. provide for temperature control and safety precautions3. Answer: C. advise patient to frequently exercise to develop the coreAs much as possible, patients should be provided for rest periods when on this therapy.4. The antithyroid agent of choice for pregnant women.A. methimazoleB. PTUC. levothyroxineD. iodine solution4. Answer: B. PTUOther antithyroid agents can lead to development of cretinism.5. Which of the following historydata will possibly render strong iodine productscontraindicated for the patient?A. 35 years oldB. history of blood-tinged sputum for the past three weeksC. intake of oral anticoagulantsD. both B and C5. Answer: D. both B and CA blood-tinged sputum for the past three weeks may signify tuberculosis. If this is the case,strong iodine products are contraindicated. Also, strong iodine products can change themetabolism and level of anticoagulants and may place the patient at greaterrisk for bleeding.
Lastly, I131is only for patients over 30 years old because of adverse effects associated withradioactivity.

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Pharmacology, Amphotericin B, The Grave,

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