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Heparin Nursing Considerations Quiz

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1. Before administering heparin, it is imperative for the nurse to check Allergy To:

2. When monitoring a patient on heparin therapy, which lab value is most critical for the nurse to assess?

3. Which nursing intervention is essential when administering heparin subcutaneously?

4. A patient on heparin therapy reports sudden, severe back pain. The nurse recognizes this as a potential sign of:

5. Patient education for those on heparin therapy should include advising them to avoid:

6. The nurse should instruct a patient on heparin therapy to report which symptom immediately?

7. For a patient receiving heparin intravenously (IV), the nurse knows to:

8. When preparing to administer heparin, it is important for the nurse to:

9. Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) is characterized by:

10. To reduce the risk of heparin-induced osteoporosis, it is advisable to: