The Cardiovascular System: Blood
List three major plasma proteins:
List the four different blood types, antigens and antibodies produced
An type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetic reports recurrent hypoglycemia late in the
morning. After collecting his health history what finding would the nurse suspect
is causing the late morning hypoglycemia?
The patient likes to nap after work before
The nurse administers fludrocortisone (Florinef) to a patient diagnosed with salt1. losing adrenogenital syndrome and then assesses for what therapeutic action?
Development of hypokalemia and elevated serum glucose level
An increase in sodium and wa
Chapter 33- Anticholinergic Agents
A student asks the pharmacology instructor to explain the action of anticholinergic agents. What
1. would be the instructors best response?
They block nicotinic receptors.
They compete with serotonin for muscarinic
A patient suspected of having Cushings disease comes to the clinic. What drug
1. might the nurse administer to test for adrenal function and responsiveness?
A nurse is caring for an adolescent with hypogonadism who has been prescribed
fluoxymesterone (Androxy) for replacement. What adverse effect of this drug will
1. the nurse alert the patient to that could result in self-esteem concerns?
The nurse is teaching the patient, newly diagnosed with Gravess disease, about
the normal functioning of the thyroid gland. What hormone will the nurse tell the
patient controls production and release of thyroid hormones?
What hormone stimulates the release of the follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)
1. from both male and female glands?
Growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH)
Thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH)
Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH)
The nurse is discussing the endocrine system with a class of nursing
students. What substance would the nurse label as a hormone?
A hormone is secreted directly into the b
The nurse is caring for a female patient who would like to start taking oral
contraceptives. What assessment finding may indicate the patient is not a good
1. candidate for these drugs?
When fluids are filtered by the glomerular membrane of Bowman's capsule where does the filtrate go?
Correct response: Fills the space in Bowman's capsule
A nurse is describing the renal system to a client with a kidney disorder. Which structure would the
Mr. Lang, a 52-year-old man who experienced a myocardial infarction, has a physician's order for discharge. Part of the
discharge teaching includes prior administration of nitroglycerin for chest pain. Which statement by the patient indicates
that he unde
Your client is currently receiving a continuous IV infusion of heparin. Which of the following procedures should you avoid
Giving intramuscular injections
A nurse is caring for a patient receiving warfarin drug therapy. The pa
A patient has been prescribed lovastatin for a high cholesterol level. The nurse's teaching plan will
include a basic explanation of how the drug produces its therapeutic effect. The nurse will explain that
lovastatin lowers cholesterol levels because it
After administering desmopressin to a patient with diabetes insipidus, which of the following would the
nurse identify as indicating drug effectiveness?
You selected: Decreased complaints of thirst
A client who is receiving a growth hormone antagonist dev
Methylprednisolone is associated with increased toxicity in which of the following patient populations?
Which of the following would a nurse identify as being secreted by the adrenal medulla?
Your client has been diagnosed with subclinical hypothyroidism. She states that she is feeling fine and
does not want to take any medications. You inform her that some medical providers encourage
pharmacological intervention to improve all of the followin
Amylin is a peptide hormone secreted with insulin by the beta cells of the pancreas and is important in the regulation of
glucose control during the postprandial period. True or false?
When administering insulin, which of the following
Clients on digoxin need to have their digoxin level monitored. The nurse identifies the therapeutic range for
digoxin as which of the following?
0.1 to 0.9 ng/mL
0.8 to 2 ng/mL
When describing the drugs classified as class IV antiarrhythmics, the nurse would identify these as which
of the following?
You selected: Calcium channel blockers
A client is admitted to the critical care unit after experiencing a myocardial infarction an
You are a nurse teaching a class at the local high school on the abuse of anabolic steroids. One potential
adverse reaction you should cite is
Which agent would a client most likely be prescribed for penile erectile dysfunction if the client
Estradiol is sometimes administered to postmenopausal women to prevent which of the following
You selected: Osteoporosis
The nurse limits the amount of oral fluids given to a client receiving oxytocin (Pitocin) for induction of
labor. This is
You are caring for a client who is receiving epoetin alfa. What adjunct treatment will you expect the
physician to order for this client?
Correct response: Iron supplement
The clinic nurse receives a call from a client who has been taking interferon alfa
The nurse is teaching a client how to take his diltiazem. Which instruction would be most appropriate?
You selected: Swallow the drug whole with a large glass of water.
The client has a blood pressure of 165/100 mmHg. The nurse knows that this client woul
WEEK 5 LOM ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS
Week 5 Assignment
Do the following:
In 2001, the federal government authorized stem cell research. There has been much
controversy revolving around this type of research, especially the embryonic stem cell.
Do you agree
Lactose Intolerance or Lactase
Lactose intoleranceis the inability to completely digest lactose, the
predominant sugar found in milk. This inability results from a shortage
of theenzymelactase, which is normally produced by the cells that
3 types of layers of the
Epidermis, dermis, hypodermis
Difference between basal cell
carcinoma & melanoma
A basal cell carcinoma ( most common skin cancer , which
resembles a waxy bump , originates from the stratum basal layer,
Running head: METRONIDAZOLE VERSUS ERYTHROMYCIN
Metronidazole versus Erythromycin: Compare and Contrast
METRONIDAZOLE VERSUS ERYTHROMYCIN
Metronidazole is both an antibacterial and anti protozoa drug that is