Question 27 A nurse is administering rituximab to a patient via the IV route. The nurse will set the IV pump at50 mg/hour for the first half hour of the initial infusion. If there are not apparent reactions after 30 minutes of the infusion, the nurse will increase the dosage every 30 minutes by 50 mg/hour until the maximum infusion rate reaches which of the following? A.250 mg/hourB.400 mg/hourC.500 mg/hourD.300 mg/hour 1 points Question 28 A male patient is receiving heparin by continuous intravenous infusion. The nurse will instruct the patient and family members to report which of the following should it occur?
Dizziness 1 points Question 29 A nurse has administered filgrastim to a diverse group of patients in recent months. Which of the following patients should the nurse observe for extremely elevated white blood cell counts following administration of the drug? 1 points Question 30 Intravenous carmustine has been prescribed for a patient with cancer. The nurse should help relieve the discomfort of pain and burning during the infusion by 1 points Question 31 A 39-year-old woman is receiving doxorubicin for the treatment of cancer. After each treatment, the patient has acute nausea and vomiting accompanied by a slightly increased heart rate. The nurse will advise her to A.take the drug only at bedtime.B.
perform light exercise after administration of the drug.C.perform relaxation techniques after the treatments.D.make an appointment for cardiac function tests. 1 points Question 32 A patient with a recent diagnosis of chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) is discussing treatment options with his care team. What aspect of the patient's condition would contraindicate the use of cyclophosphamide for the treatment of leukemia? 1 points
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