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(2020) NURS 6630 Pharm week 6 quiz
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•             Question 1

1 out of 1 points

               

                A 49-year-old woman has been diagnosed with myalgia. The physician has recommended aspirin. The patient is concerned that the aspirin will upset her stomach. The nurse will encourage the patient to                                         

               

                                               

•             Question 2

1 out of 1 points

               

                A nurse is working with a 57-year-old man who is a former intravenous drug abuser. He has been prescribed a weekly dosage of methotrexate for his rheumatoid arthritis. Which of the following will the nurse include in her teaching plan for this patient?                                     

               

•             Question 3

1 out of 1 points

               

                A male patient is to begin glyburide (Diabeta) for type 2 diabetes. Before the drug therapy begins, a priority action by the nurse will be to assess the patient's                                         

               

•             Question 4

1 out of 1 points

               

                A nurse is caring for a male patient who has a spinal cord injury due to a motorcycle accident. He has been taking dantrolene (Dantrium) for 2 weeks. The nurse will monitor which of the following?                                        

               

•             Question 5

1 out of 1 points

               

                A patient in need of myocardial infarction prophylaxis has been prescribed sulfinpyrazone for gout. Which of the following will the nurse monitor the patient most closely for?                                    

               

                                               

•             Question 6

1 out of 1 points

               

                A 43-year-old woman was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 2 years ago and has experienced a recent exacerbation of her symptoms, including muscle spasticity. Consequently, she has been prescribed Dantrolene (Dantrium). In light of this new addition to her drug regimen, what teaching point should the woman's nurse provide?                                              

               

                                               

•             Question 7

1 out of 1 points

               

                A diabetic patient being treated for obesity tells the nurse that he is having adverse effects from his drug therapy. The patient has been taking dextroamphetamine for 2 weeks as adjunct therapy. Which of the following adverse effects would need the nurse's immediate attention?                                  

               

                               

•             Question 8

1 out of 1 points

               

                Which of the following would be the most important safety-related instruction for a nurse to give to a patient taking baclofen (Lioresal)?                                          

               

                               

•             Question 9

1 out of 1 points

               

                A patient with diabetes has had a cough for 1 week and has been prescribed a cough syrup (an expectorant). What special instructions should the nurse include in the patient teaching for this situation?                                   

               

                               

•             Question 10

1 out of 1 points

               

                A nurse is caring for a 61-year-old man who has had a severe attack of gout while in the hospital for food poisoning. The nurse administers colchicine intravenously in order to                                          

               

                                               

•             Question 11

1 out of 1 points

               

                A nurse is instructing a patient who was recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis about dantrolene (Dantrium). The patient is a 38-year-old-male and the foreman for a construction company. In order to minimize one important adverse effect of the drug, the nurse will give the patient which of the following instructions?                                   

               

                                               

•             Question 12

1 out of 1 points

               

                During long-term desmopressin therapy in a 48-year-old woman, it will be most important for the nurse to assess which of the following?                                

               

                                               

•             Question 13

1 out of 1 points

               

                A 70-year-old woman who is on long-term ibuprofen therapy for osteoarthritis has returned to the clinic for her regular 6-month visit. In the last couple of months, she has been having increasing periods of abdominal pain. The nurse suspects that this pain may be related to                                             

               

                                               

•             Question 14

1 out of 1 points

               

                A clinic nurse is following a 9-year-old boy who is taking somatropin. Which of the following will the nurse monitor periodically?                                      

               

                                               

•             Question 15

1 out of 1 points

               

                A 34-year-old male patient is prescribed methimazole (MMI). The nurse will advise him to report which of the following immediately?                                

               

                                               

•             Question 16

1 out of 1 points

               

                The nurse is conducting a medication reconciliation of a new resident of a long-term care facility. The nurse notes that the resident takes allopurinol on a daily basis for the treatment of gout. What is the primary purpose of this drug?                                

               

                                               

•             Question 17

1 out of 1 points

               

                A 40-year-old woman with a diagnosis of fibromyalgia has been prescribed cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril) as an adjunct to her existing drug regimen. What nursing diagnosis should the nurse prioritize when updating the nursing care plan for this patient?                                      

               

                                               

•             Question 18

1 out of 1 points

               

                A 65-year-old woman has an advanced form of rheumatoid arthritis. Her treatment includes a regular dosage of methotrexate. The nurse will advise her to take which of the following vitamin supplements while taking the drug?                                       

               

                                               

•             Question 19

1 out of 1 points

               

                Following an assessment by her primary care provider, a 70-year-old resident of an assisted living facility has begun taking daily oral doses of levothyroxine. Which of the following assessment findings should prompt the nurse to withhold a scheduled dose of levothyroxine?                                          

               

                                               

•             Question 20

1 out of 1 points

               

                A patient is taking gabapentin (Neurontin) for spasticity associated with multiple sclerosis. Which of the following should be the priority for monitoring?                                   

               

                                               

•             Question 21

1 out of 1 points

               

                A nurse will monitor which of the following when assigned to a patient taking allopurinol for chronic gout who visits the clinic every 2 months?                                          

               

                                               

•             Question 22

1 out of 1 points

               

                A 32-year-old female patient is taking tizanidine (Zanaflex) for spasticity related to her multiple sclerosis. The nurse will inform the patient and her husband that the adverse effect that poses the greatest safety risk to the patient is                                        

               

                                               

•             Question 23

1 out of 1 points

               

                A female patient with a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes mellitus has been experiencing increasing neuropathic pain in recent months, a symptom that has not responded appreciably to conventional analgesics. The patient's care provider has begun treatment with gabapentin (Neurontin). How is the addition of this drug likely to influence the management of the patient's existing drug regimen?                                              

               

                                               

•             Question 24

1 out of 1 points

               

                A male patient with a diagnosis of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis is in the clinic to discuss with the nurse the possibility of self-administration of glatiramer. During the patient education session for self-administration, the nurse will emphasize                                         

               

                                               

•             Question 25

0 out of 1 points

               

                A 66-year-old woman has experienced a significant decline in her quality of life as a result of worsening rheumatoid arthritis. Her physician has prescribed etanercept and the nurse is responsible for facilitating this new aspect of the patient's drug regimen. This will involve the administration of                                    

               

                                               

•             Question 26

1 out of 1 points

               

                A nurse is developing a care plan for a patient who has multiple sclerosis. An expected outcome for the patient who is receiving glatiramer would be a decrease in                                         

               

                                               

•             Question 27

1 out of 1 points

               

                A patient receives 25 units of NPH insulin at 7.AM. At what time of day should the nurse advise the patient to be most alert for a potential hypoglycemic reaction?                                            

               

                                               

•             Question 28

1 out of 1 points

               

                A nurse is assessing a patient who has come to the emergency department complaining of back spasms. The patient states that he has a history of opioid addiction and does not want to take any drug that “puts me at risk of becoming physically dependent.” Which of the following medications would the nurse question, if ordered?                                     

               

                                               

•             Question 29

1 out of 1 points

               

                A 13-year-old patient has juvenile arthritis. He has recently had oral surgery and was told by the surgeon to take aspirin for the pain. The nurse will monitor for which of the following?                                  

               

                                               

•             Question 30

1 out of 1 points

               

                To minimize the risk of adverse effects of glucagon when given to an unconscious diabetic patient, as the patient regains consciousness, the nurse should                                              

               

                                               

•             Question 31

0 out of 0 points

               

                When completing this quiz, did you comply with Walden University’s Code of Conduct including the expectations for academic integrity?                                 

               

                                               

 

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• Question 1 1 out of 1 points A 49-year-old woman has been diagnosed with myalgia. The physician has recommended aspirin. The patient is concerned that the aspirin will upset her stomach. The nurse will encourage the patient to Response Feedback: Taking aspirin with milk or food minimizes the stomach upset because it buffers the stomach wall from direct contact with the medication, decreasing gastric distress. Chewable tablets can be chewed before swallowing or crushed and then advised to be taken with food or mixed in a drink. Swallowed whole, extended-release tablets are enteric coated to delay release of the aspirin, which again buffers the stomach wall from the medication, decreasing gastric distress. Nonchewable tablets should be swallowed whole and should never be advised to be crushed or chewed. • Question 2 1 out of 1 points A nurse is working with a 57-year-old man who is a former intravenous drug abuser. He has bee...
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