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when assessing this patient?a. Decreased appetiteb. Gradual development of cogwheel rigidityc. Newly developed dyskinesiasd. Improved ability to perform activities of daily living(D)
While a patient is receiving drug therapy for Parkinson's disease, the nurse monitors for dyskinesia, which is manifested by whichfinding?
When treating patients with medications for Parkinson's disease, the nurse knows that the wearing-off phenomenon occurs forwhich reason?
When assessing the medication history of a patient with a new diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, which conditions arecontraindications for the patient who will be taking carbidopa-levodopa? (Select all that apply.)
The nurse reads in the patient's medication history that the patient is taking buspirone (BuSpar). The nurse interprets that thepatient may have which disorder?a. Anxiety disorderb. Depressionc. Schizophreniad. Bipolar disorder(A)
When a patient is receiving a second-generation antipsychotic drug, such as risperidone (Risperdal), the nurse will monitor forwhich therapeutic effect?
A patient has been taking haloperidol (Haldol) for 3 months for a psychotic disorder, and the nurse is concerned about thedevelopment of extrapyramidal symptoms. The nurse will monitor the patient closely for which effects?
A patient has been taking the monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) phenelzine (Nardil) for 6 months. The patient wants to go toa party and asks the nurse, "Will just one beer be a problem?" Which advice from the nurse is correct?
A 22-year-old patient has been taking lithium for 1 year, and the most recent lithium level is 0.9 mEq/L. Which statement aboutthe laboratory result is correct?

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Pharmacology, Bradycardia, urinary retention, levothyroxine

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