1 out of 1 pointsThe nurse has established peripheral IV access and begun an infusion of magnesium sulfate on a 29-year-old antepartum patient who is 35 weeks pregnant. Which of the following assessment findings most likely prompted the patient's physician to order magnesium sulfate for this patient?ResponseFeedback:Magnesium sulfate is used frequently for treating or preventing seizuresassociated with pre-eclampsia, eclampsia, and pregnancy-induced hypertension. Its effectiveness in preventing seizures in eclampsia is well accepted and documented. Impaired oxygenation, changes in LOC, and ECG changes are not indications for the administration of magnesium sulfate in the pregnant patient.Question 391 out of 1 pointsA patient is receiving radiotherapy for an overactive thyroid gland and asks whether her milk is safe for her baby. If her treatment cannot be discontinued, what should the nurse recommend?ResponseFeedback:A breast-feeding woman who is receiving any radioactive compounds should pump her breasts during the time that breast milk is radioactive and discard the milk into a biohazard container designed for radioactivematerials. Breast-feeding can resume when the drug is stopped and thebreast milk contains no radioactivity. It is not the role of the nurse to recommend alternative medication.Question 401 out of 1 pointsAfter 6 months of unsuccessfully trying to conceive, a 31-year-old woman and her husband have sought a referral to a fertility specialist in order to explore their options. A nurse at the clinic should recognize that the woman may benefit fromResponseFeedback:Clomiphene is used in treating ovulatory failure in patients who want to become pregnant and have a fertile partner. Estrogen and progesterone are contraindicated in women who may become pregnantand neither drug increases the chance of conception. Mifepristone is used to end an early pregnancy.
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