Question 20 A 20 year old woman has been prescribed estrogen As with all women

Question 20 a 20 year old woman has been prescribed

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Question 20 A 20-year-old woman has been prescribed estrogen. As with all women taking estrogen, the nurse will carefully monitor the patient for which of the following? Cardiovascular complications Question 21 The nurse recognizes that the potential for teratogenic drug effects is not static throughout the prenatal and postnatal periods. The potential for teratogenic effects is highest during the first 2 months of pregnancy Question 22 A nurse is caring for a 46-year-old female patient who is taking paclitaxel for ovarian cancer. Two or three days after the infusion of the drug, the nurse must closely monitor for which of the following? Neurotoxicity Question 23 A female patient is taking oral cyclophosphamide therapy for breast cancer. Because of possible adverse effects of the drug, the nurse will instruct the patient to do which of the following? .Drink a lot of water Question 24 A woman who is in the second trimester of her first pregnancy has been experiencing frequent headaches and has sought advice from her nurse practitioner about safe treatment options. What analgesic can the nurse most safely recommend? A. Acetaminophen
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Question 25 A patient is being discharged from the hospital and will be taking oxybutynin (Ditropan) for overactive bladder. The nurse will instruct the patient that she will be taking a medication that may be prescribed as a patch and which may cause dry mouth. Question 26 A 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? Advise her to discard her breast milk in a biohazard container, as it is unsafe for the baby. Question 27 A nurse practitioner is reviewing the prepregnancy medication regimen of a patient who has just had a positive pregnancy test. The nurse should be aware of which of the following changes in pharmacokinetics that accompanies pregnancy? A. Increased drug distribution resulting from hemodynamic changes Question 28 A nurse is working with a patient in the clinic who has erectile dysfunction. The patient has been prescribed sildenafil (Viagra). The patient wants to do everything he can to promote effectiveness of the drug. The nurse will instruct him to D. avoid taking the drug with a high-fat meal. Question 29 A 71-year-old man has just been prescribed finasteride (Proscar). Which of the following complaints by this patient most likely indicated a need for this drug. “Lately, I have to get up three or four times a night to go to the bathroom.” Question 30 A man is prescribed ciprofloxacin to treat a sexually transmitted infection. The nurse will instruct the patient to C. complete the entire course of drug therapy.
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