Question 33 1 out of 1 points An adult patient who has been diagnosed with a

Question 33 1 out of 1 points an adult patient who

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Question 33 1 out of 1 points An adult patient who has been diagnosed with a rectal tumor is scheduled to begin treatment with cisplatin. The nurse has conducted patient teaching about the possibility of nausea and vomiting. In order to reduce the patient's risk of severe nausea, the nurse should Response Feedback: Antiemetics should be administered proactively rather than waiting until the patient's nausea becomes unbearable. A combination approach is often effective. A low-residue diet is unnecessary and withholding food does not necessarily reduce nausea. Question 34 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 treatment of Crohn's disease. Question 35 1 out of 1 points A woman with an inflammatory skin disorder has begun taking prednisone in an effort to control the signs and symptoms of her disease. The nurse who is providing care for this patient should prioritize which of the following potential nursing diagnoses in the organization of the patient's care? Response Feedback: Treatment with glucocorticoids such as prednisone is associated with numerous adverse effects, including the risk for excess fluid volume.
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Constipation and impaired gas exchange are not among the most common adverse effects and CNS effects are normally limited to anxiety, mood swings, and insomnia rather than acute confusion.
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