administration of the antirrhythmic drug adenosine (Adenocard) Apply continuous cardiac monitoring Nurse is teaching a client with cancer about opioid management for intractable pain and tolerance related side effects Constipation Which dosing schedule should the nurse teach the client to observe for a controlled release oxycodone Rx q12h
The healthcare provider prescribes digitalis (Digoxin) for a client Dx with congestive heart failure Assess the serum potassium level Which method of medication administration provides the client with the greatest first pass effect Oral Most important when caring for a client receiving the antimetabolite cytosine arabinoside (ARC-C) for chemotherapy Inspect the clients’ oral mucosa for ulcerations Identify as being at high risk for complications during the use of an opioid analgesic A young adult with inflammatory bowel Dz Rheumatoid arthritis takes ibuprophin (Motrin) 600 mg PO 4 times a day. To prevent gastrointestinal bleeding, misoprostol (Cytotec) 100 mcg PO is prescribed Use contraception during intercourse Receiving methylprednisolone (Solu-Medrol) 40 mg IV daily anticipates an increase in which lab value Serum glucose
Parkinson’s Dz and is taking carbidopa-levodopa (Sinemet) indicate that the desired outcome of the medication is being achieved Lessening of tremors Preparing the 0900 dose of losartan (Cozaar) an angiotension-II receptor blocker (ARB) for a client with hypertension and heart failure Withhold the scheduled dose Taking hydromorphone (Dilaudid) PO q4h at home. Following surgery Dilaudid IV q4h PRN and but butorphanol tartrate (Stadol) IV q4h PRN. The pt received a dose of the drug 4 hours ago and is again requesting pain medication Administer only the Dilaudid q4h PRN for pain Dobutamine (Dobutrex) is an emergency drug most commonly prescribed for which condition Heart failure Giardiasis is taking metronidazole (Flagyl) 2 grams PO Take the medication with food The nitrate isosorbide denitrate (Isordil) is prescribed for a client with angina Do not get up quickly, always rise slowly Reviewing the use of the patient controlled analgesics (PCA) pump with a client in the immediate postoperative period The client will receive Morphine 1 mg IV per hour basal rate with 1 mg IV every 15 minutes per PCA to total 5 mg IV maximally per hour The rate and depth of the clients’ respirations A peak and trough level must be drawn for a client receiving antibiotic therapy Immediately before the next antibiotic dose is given
When assessing an adolescent who recently overdosed on acetaminophen (Tylenol), it is most important for the nurse to assess for pain in which area of the body Abdomen A client has myxedema which results from a deficiency of thyroid hormone synthesis in adults Pentobarbital sodium Nembutal Sodium for sleep Receiving ampicillin sodium (Omnipen) for a sinus infection Rash A client is being treated for osteoporosis with alendronate (Fosamax) and the nurse has completed discharge teaching regarding medication administration Take medication, go for a 30 minute morning walk, then eat breakfast
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- Pharmacology, Morphine, healthcare provider