Question 26 1 out of 1 points A clinic nurse is planning care for a 68 year old

Question 26 1 out of 1 points a clinic nurse is

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Question 26 1 out of 1 points A clinic nurse is planning care for a 68-year-old man who has been on omeprazole (Prilosec) therapy for heartburn for some time. Regarding the patient's safety, which of the following would be a priority nursing action? Response Feedback: All of the options would be appropriate for this patient. However, with regard to the patient's safety and the fact that he is a 68-year-old man and has been on omeprazole therapy for some time, the nurse should be concerned about possible hip fractures. Therefore, the priority action by the nurse should be to coordinate bone density testing. Omeprazole decreases the dissolution and
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absorption of calcium, which may increase the risk of hip fracture. Men are more likely to have PPI-associated hip fractures than women. Question 27 1 out of 1 points A patient comes to the clinic asking for help to quit drinking alcohol. She has a 21-year history of heavy drinking and is worried about developing cirrhosis of the liver. The patient agrees to take disulfiram (Antabuse). The nurse will teach the patient that the combination of alcohol and Antabuse will cause which of the following? Response Feedback: The effectiveness of Antabuse relies on a drug interaction between ethanol and disulfiram to produce unpleasant and undesirable symptoms as a deterrent to alcohol ingestion. Symptoms include facial flushing, throbbing headache, hyperventilation, tachycardia, palpitations, nausea and copious vomiting, hypotension, shortness of breath, vertigo, syncope, confusion, and profuse diaphoresis. Question 28 1 out of 1 points A 73-year-old woman has scheduled an appointment with her nurse practitioner to discuss her recurrent constipation. The woman states that she experiences constipation despite the fact that she takes docusate on a daily basis and performs cleansing enemas several times weekly. How should the nurse best respond to this patient's statements? Response Feedback: Chronic use of laxatives may lead to dependency on the laxative to expel a bowel movement. This pattern is especially common among older adults. This phenomenon is more likely than a pathological condition. It would be inappropriate to suggest more (or different) laxatives. Question 29 1 out of 1 points A 22-year-old male college senior has lived with a diagnosis of Crohn's disease for several years and has undergone several courses of treatment with limited benefit. Which of the following targeted therapies has the potential to alleviate the symptoms of Crohn's disease? Response Feedback: Infliximab (Remicade) is a monoclonal antibody, a chimeric human-murine IgG antibody that acts by blocking tumor necrosis factor (TNF). It is licensed for treating moderate to severe Crohn's disease. The other listed drugs are not indicated for the
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treatment of Crohn's disease. Question 30 1 out of 1 points A patient develops diarrhea secondary to antibiotic therapy. He is to receive two tablets of diphenoxylate HCl with atropine sulfate (Lomotil) orally as needed for each loose stool. The nurse should inform him that he may experience Response Feedback: The most common adverse effects of diphenoxylate HCl with atropine sulfate are drowsiness and dizziness related to the drug's chemical similarity to meperidine, an opioid. Tachycardia is an adverse effect, not bradycardia.
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