A nurse is having difficulty administering a bitter drug to a 5-year-old child. The nurse shouldoffer the child a flavored The clinical nurse educator who oversees the emergency department in a children's hospital has launched an awareness program aimed at reducing drug errors. What measure addresses the most common cause of incorrect doses in the care of infants
and childrenA 6-month-old child has developed skin irritation due to an allergic reaction. He has been prescribed a topical skin ointment. The nurse will consider which of the following before administering the drug? A nurse works at a weight management clinic. To which of the following overweight patients could the nurse safely administer dextroamphetamine? A 19-year-old patient reports to a clinicwith vaginal discharge with a foul odor.A microscopic exam reveals trichomonas vaginalis. The nurse practitioner is aware thatasymptomatic women are diagnosed with trichomoniasis by a routine pap smear.A 30-year-old man with a BMI of 59 hasrecently been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus. In light of the man's lack of success with weight loss programs in the past, his care providerhas prescribed sibutramine (Meridia). What instructions should the“Take this drug once each day on an empty stomach.”An immunocompromised 7-year-old child was recently discharged home with a peripherally-inserted central line (PIC line) for home antibiotic therapy. He has now been brought to the emergency department by his mother and father with signs and symptoms of li Therapeutic Regimen Management
A 7-year-old child has been taking tetracycline for a bacterial infection. The nurse will be sure to inform the parents that this drug could cause A 15-year-old boy has been diagnosed with bone cancer after several months of fatigue and pain. What question should the nurse include in an assessment when trying to minimize the potential for adverse drug reactions?
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- Fall '13
- Pharmacology, Adverse drug reaction, Dextroamphetamine