1 points QUESTION 8 1. A 58-year-old man is prescribed dicyclomine (Bentyl) for irritable bowel syndrome. In which of the following conditions is dicyclomine therapy contraindicated? 2. A . Glaucoma B . Diabetes mellitus C . Hypertension D . Rheumatoid arthritis 1 points QUESTION 9 1. A 52-year-old man is suffering from a deficiency of exocrine pancreatic secretions and is prescribed pancrelipase (Pancrease MT). Before the medication therapy begins, the nurse will assess for allergies related to 2. A . pork. B . ragwe ed. C . pollen. D . shellfis h. 1 points QUESTION 10 1. A woman with numerous chronic health problems has been diagnosed with a benign gastric ulcer has begun treatment with ranitidine (Zantac). Which of the following teaching points should the nurse provide to this patient? 2. A . “Quitting smoking will significantly increase the chance that this drug will heal your ulcer.” B . “This drug will help to eliminate the bacteria in your stomach that caused your ulcer.” C “You should eat several small meals each day rather than three larger
. meals.” D . “Take each dose of ranitidine with an antacid of your choice.” 1 points QUESTION 11 1. A 60-year-old man has scheduled a follow-up appointment with his primary care provider stating that the omeprazole (Prilosec) which he was recently prescribed is ineffective. The patient states, “I take it as soon as I feel heartburn coming on, but it doesn't seem to help at all.” How should the nurse best respond to this patient's statement? 2. A . “It could be that Prilosec isn't the right drug for you, so it would be best to talk this over with your care provider.” B . “Prilosec will help your heartburn but it's not designed to provide immediate relief of specific episodes of heartburn.” C . “A better strategy is to take a dose of Prilosec 15 to 30 minutes before meals or drinks that cause you to get heartburn.” D . “Prilosec won't really decrease the sensation of heartburn, but it is still minimizing the damage to your throat and stomach that can be caused by the problem.” 1 points QUESTION 12 1. A patient who takes aluminum hydroxide with magnesium hydroxide (Mylanta) frequently for upset stomach, heartburn, and sour stomach is seen regularly in the clinic. The nurse should assess which of the following? 2. A . Urine specific gravity B . Blood glucose level C . Aspartate transaminase levels D . Serum phosphate level 1 points QUESTION 13 1. A nurse is planning care for a 59-year-old woman who is on ranitidine therapy. The nurse is concerned for the patient's safety. Which of the following would be an appropriate nursing diagnosis? 2. A . Potential Complication: Electrolyte Imbalance related to hypophosphatemia, secondary to drug therapy B . Risk for Injury related to drug-induced somnolence, dizziness, confusion, or hallucinations C .
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