Its best to keep this medication in a shirt pocket close to the body I need to

Its best to keep this medication in a shirt pocket

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"It's best to keep this medication in a shirt pocket close to the body." *"I need to discard unused tablets 6 to 9 months after the bottle is opened." "I will avoid using the medication until the chest pain actually begins and gets worse." "I can take aspirin for any headache that occurs when I first start taking the nitroglycerin." The nurse provides education to the client with hyperthyroidism about potassium iodide before medication administration. The client is scheduled for a subtotal thyroidectomy. Which response by the client indicates understanding? "It replaces thyroid hormone." "It prevents iodine absorption." "It increases thyroid hormone." *"It suppresses thyroid hormone." The nurse is reviewing the laboratory test results for a client who is receiving filgrastim. Which reported value would indicate an effective response to this medication? Hematocrit of 42% (0.42) Blood glucose level of 110 mg/dL (6 mmol/L) Platelet count of 150,000 mm3 (150 × 109/L) *Neutrophil count of 10,000 mm3 (10 × 109/L) The nurse is reviewing the record of a client who arrives at the health care clinic. The nurse notes that irbesartan has been prescribed for the client. The nurse should suspect that the client has which condition? *Hypertension Hypothyroidism Diabetes mellitus Renal transplant rejection The nurse is applying a topical glucocorticoid as prescribed for a client with psoriasis. The nurse would be concerned about the potential for systemic absorption of the medication if it were being applied in which situation? Applied for 2 days until the irritation has resolved Applied to a small area on the arm underneath a gauze dressing *Applied to a reddened, itchy area underneath an occlusive dressing Applied to a small area on the neck and another small area on the back Tetracycline is prescribed for a client with severe acne. The nurse instructs the client regarding the importance of reporting which finding if it occurs? Sunburn *Persistent diarrhea Epigastric burning Abdominal cramping
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A client taking an oral laxative wants to obtain a rapid effect from the medication. How should the nurse instruct the client to take the medication? At bedtime With breakfast With the noon meal *On an empty stomach A client who is scheduled to have warfarin sodium therapy has a prothrombin time (PT) of 28 seconds (28 seconds). What is the most appropriate nursing intervention at this time? Give double the dose. Administer the next dose. Give half of the next dose. *Call the health care provider (HCP). A health care provider (HCP) prescribes warfarin sodium for a client. The home care nurse visits the client at home and teaches the client about the medication and its administration. Which statement by the client indicates a need for further teaching? *"The urine normally changes to orange." "This medicine will still be working 4 to 5 days after it is discontinued." "This medication will require frequent blood work to monitor its effects." "I cannot take aspirin or any aspirin-containing medications while I'm on this medication." A client has been given a prescription for benzonatate. Which observation should the nurse look for to evaluate the effectiveness of the medication?
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