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A patient with rheumatoid arthritis presents to her physician and mentions that after many years without teeth
problems, she has recently developed seven caries. This is a clue to her clinician that she should be evaluated for
which of the following disea
Drugs for Chronic Stable Angina and Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)-(chapter 25 in Adams textbook)
or spray (Nitrostat)
The patient is a 75-year-old man with a history of emphysema. He comes to the
emergency department reporting a productive cough that causes chest pain and
fatigue. I am having more problems breathing than usual.
1.) What should the nurse include in the in
Vital Sign Ranges for Children
3 mo-2 yr
Normal Pulse Range
6 mo-2 yr
Normal Respiratory Rate
Children and adul
1) A client presents to the emergency department (ED) with euphoria, paranoia, and complaints (1.00point)
of severe thirst and hunger. The client insists that the nurse give her chocolate for her
hunger. The nurse suspects substance abuse of what drug?
1) The nurse obtains a complete history and physical examination of a client admitted
with coronary artery disease. Which piece of data obtained by the nurse might
contraindicate the use of statin drugs?
Elevated liver fun
1) After obtaining a health history from a client who has a diagnosis of insomnia, which
finding does the nurse discuss with the client?
The client drinks f
The client exercises each day before breakfast.
1) The calcium channel blocker, nifedipine (Procardia) 30 mg PO is prescribed for a client.
The nurse teaches the side effects and instructs the client to immediately report which
of the following?
1) The client receiving the fibric acid agent gemfibrozil (Lopid) is also prescribed the HMG- (1point)
CoA reductase inhibitor, atorvastin (Lipitor). The nurse recognizes that the client is at
greater risk for which of the following?
1) The client asks the nurse during preoperative teaching why he has to receive so
many drugs. The nurse explains that the goal of using multiple agents to achieve
general anesthesia is to:
Help the client ma
Have the client f
1) The nurses priority teaching point when instructing an older adult client who was
recently prescribed diphenhydramine (Benadryl) is:
<B>Rationale: </B Assistance may b
Stop taking other allergy medications.
<B>Rationale: </B Assistance may b
1) The nurses understanding of the clotting mechanism is important in administering anticoagulant
drugs. The nurse understands that which of the following clotting factors are formed after injury to the
1) The nurse who is working in a providers office teaches the client how to take the newly prescribed
medication calcitriol (Calcijex), a bone resorption inhibitor. On the next visit, the client reports anorexia,
nausea and vomiting, blurred vision, photo
Common medical abbreviations
a.c.: Before meals. As in taking a medicine before meals.
ACL: Anterior cruciate ligament. ACL injuries are one of the most common ligament injuries to the knee. The ACL can be sprained
or completely torn from trauma and/or de
1) A priority nursing assessment prior to the administration of IV nitrates is to obtain the
Rationale: Use of IV nitrates places the client at risk for severe hypote
Q5: Since the boy has DMD, it means the mother is a carrier. So one of the X chromosomes she carries has the DMD mutation.
If the normal X chromosome becomes inactivated in her muscle cells (so-called "unfavorable lyonization"), she would display