A Bleeding B Hypothermia C Hypotension D Renal dysfunction 1 points QUESTION 8

A bleeding b hypothermia c hypotension d renal

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A . Bleeding B . Hypothermia C . Hypotension D . Renal dysfunction 1 points QUESTION 8 1. A nurse is caring for a 61-year-old man who has had a severe attack of gout while in the hospital for food poisoning. The nurse administers colchicine intravenously in order to 2. A . ensure quick distribution of the drug. B . avoid aggravating the gastrointestinal tract. C . prevent the risk of infection or bleeding. D . minimize the risk of depressed bone marrow function. 1 points QUESTION 9 1. A patient with diabetes has had a cough for 1 week and has been prescribed a cough syrup (an expectorant). What special instructions should the nurse include in the patient teaching for this situation? 2. A . Note the time the medicine is taken each day B . Wash hands before and after taking the medicine C . Keep track of any gastrointestinal tract infections D . Monitor glucose levels closely 1 points QUESTION 10 1. A nurse is caring for a male patient who has a spinal cord injury due to a motorcycle accident. He has been taking dantrolene (Dantrium) for 2 weeks. The nurse will monitor which of the following? 2. A . Urine specific gravity B . Alanine aminotransferase and total bilirubin levels C . Follicle-stimulating hormone levels
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D . Prothrombin time and partial thromboplastin time 1 points QUESTION 11 1. A male patient is to begin glyburide (Diabeta) for type 2 diabetes. Before the drug therapy begins, a priority action by the nurse will be to assess the patient's 2. A . use of alcohol. B . blood pressure. C . potassium level. D . use of salt in his diet. 1 points QUESTION 12 1. A 32-year-old female patient is taking tizanidine (Zanaflex) for spasticity related to her multiple sclerosis. The nurse will inform the patient and her husband that the adverse effect that poses the greatest safety risk to the patient is 2. A . constipati on. B . hypotensi on. C . fatigue. D . dry mouth. 1 points QUESTION 13 1. A clinic nurse is following a 9-year-old boy who is taking somatropin. Which of the following will the nurse monitor periodically? 2. A . Water retention B . Height C . Antidiuretic hormone (ADH) levels D . Dehydration 1 points QUESTION 14
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1. A patient receives 25 units of NPH insulin at 7.AM. At what time of day should the nurse advise the patient to be most alert for a potential hypoglycemic reaction? 2. A . Before lunch B . Bedtime C . Late afternoon D . After breakfast 1 points QUESTION 15 1. A diabetic patient being treated for obesity tells the nurse that he is having adverse effects from his drug therapy. The patient has been taking dextroamphetamine for 2 weeks as adjunct therapy. Which of the following adverse effects would need the nurse's immediate attention? 2. A . Dry eyes B . Increased blood glucose C . Decreased libido D . Jittery feeling 1 points QUESTION 16 1. A nurse will instruct a patient taking allopurinol to take each dose 2. A .
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