57. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommendsgenetic testing of patients receiving certain medications. Genetic testing helps prescribers: a. better establish a drug’s therapeutic index.b. determine whether a patient is a rapid or slow metabolizer of the drug.c. identify racial characteristics that affect psychosocial variation in drug response.d. produce a drug that is tailored to an individual patient ’s genetic makeup.WEEK #2Chapter 34: Review of Hemodynamics 287. A nurse is teaching a nursing student how blood can return to the heart when pressure in the venous capillary bedsis very low. Which statement by the student indicates a need for further teaching? 288. A nurse is caring for a patient who is receiving a drug that causes constriction of arterioles. The nurse expects to observe which effect from this drug? 289. A patient with hypertension is admitted to the hospital. On admission the patient’s heart rate is 72 beats/minute, and the blood pressure is 140/95 mm Hg. After administering an antihypertensive medication, the nurse notes a heart rate of 85 beats/minute and a blood pressure of 130/80 mm Hg. Whatdoes the nurse expect to occur? 290. A nurse is assessing a patient who has heart failure. The patient complains of shortness of breath, and the nurse auscultates crackles in both lungs. The nurse understands that these symptoms are the result of: a. decreased force of ventricular contraction.b. increased force of ventricular contraction. c. decreased ventricular filling.d. increased ventricular filling. 291. A patient is taking a drug that interferes with venous constriction. The nurse will tell the patient to:
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