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NR 508 Week 4 Midterm Exam

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Question: A patient may develop neutropenia from using topical Silvadene for burns. Question: Food in GI tract affects absorption by Antacids such as calcium carbonate (Tums) can reduce the absor... ption of which of the following nutrients? Question: Antacids such as calcium carbonate (Tums) can reduce the absorption of which of the following nutrients? Question: Drug Metabolism; A low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet may- Question: Recommended fiber daily intake? Question: Vitamin that is useful for migraine prophylaxis ; Question: New over-the-counter drug ingredients must undergo the U.S. Food and Drug Administration New Drug Application process, just as prescription drugs do: Question: As drugs near the end of their patent, pharmaceutical companies may apply for the drug to change to over-the-counter status in order to: Question: Adherence to beta blocker therapy may be affected by their: Question: To reduce potential adverse effects, patients taking a peripherally acting alpha1 antagonist should do all of the following EXCEPT: Question: Which of the following adverse effects are less likely in a beta1-selective blocker? Question: To prevent life-threatening events from rapid withdrawal of a beta blocker: Question: Bethanechol- Question: Beta blockers are prescribed for diabetics with caution because of their ability to produce hypoglycemia and block the common symptoms of it. Which of the following symptoms of hypoglycemia is not blocked by these drugs and so can be used to warn diabetics of possible decreased blood glucose? Question: The benefits to the patient of having an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) prescriber include: Question: The route of excretion of a volatile drug will likely be the: Question: Medroxyprogesterone (Depo Provera) is prescribed intramuscularly (IM) to create a storage reservoir of the drug. Storage reservoirs: Question: The NP chooses to give cephalexin every 8 hours based on knowledge of the drug’s: Question: The point in time on the drug concentration curve that indicates the first sign of a therapeutic effect is the: Question: Phenytoin requires that a trough level be drawn. Peak and trough levels are done: Question: Drugs that are receptor agonists may demonstrate what property Question: Factors that affect gastric drug absorption include: Question: Drugs administered via IV: Question: Infants and young children are at higher risk of ADRs due to: Question: The elderly are at high risk of ADRs due to: Question: Digoxin may cause a type A adverse drug reaction due to: Question: Food in the gastrointestinal tract affects drug absorption by: Question: Fasting for an extended period can: Question: Tetracycline needs to be given on an empty stomach because it chelates with: Question: A low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet may: Question: Patients taking warfarin need to be educated about the vitamin K content of foods to avoid therapeutic failure. Foods high in vitamin K that should be limited to no more than one serving per day include: Question: The American Dietetic Association has recommended the use of specific nutritional supplements in the following population(s): Question: There is strong evidence to support that adequate vitamin C intake prevents: Question: Pharmacoeconomics is: Question: When the costs of a specific treatment or intervention are calculated and then compared with the dollar value of the benefit received it is referred to as: Question: Charlie is a 65-year-old male who has been diagnosed with hypertension and benign prostatic hyperplasia. Doxazosin has been chosen to treat his hypertension because it: Question: Richard is 70 years old and has a history of cardiac dysrhythmias. He has been prescribed nadolol. You do his annual laboratory work and find a CrCl of 25 ml/min. What action should you take related to his nadolol? Question: An NP would prescribe the liquid form of ibuprofen for a 6-year-old child because: Question: A comprehensive assessment of a patient should be holistic when trying to determine competence in drug administration. Which of the following factors would the NP omit from this type of assessment? Question: Elena Vasquez’s primary language is Spanish, and she speaks very limited English. Which technique would be appropriate to use in teaching her about a new drug you have just prescribed? Question: Rod, age 68, has hearing difficulty. Which of the following would NOT be helpful in assuring that he understands teaching about his drug? Question: Ralph’s blood pressure remains elevated despite increased doses of his drug. The NP is concerned that he might not be adhering to his treatment regimen. Which of the following events would suggest that he might not be adherent? Question: Antonia is a 3-year-old child who has a history of status epilepticus. Along with her routine antiseizure medication, she should also have a home prescription for_________ to be used for an episode of status epilepticus. Question: Long-term monitoring of patients who are taking carbamazepine includes: Question: Six-year-old Lucy has recently been started on ethosuximide (Zarontin) for seizures. She should be monitored for: Question: Monitoring of a patient on gabapentin to treat seizures includes: Question: Levetiracetam has known drug interactions with: Question: Samantha is taking lamotrigine (Lamictal) for her seizures and requests a prescription for combined oral contraceptives (COCs), which interact with lamotrigine and may cause: Question: A 66-year-old male was prescribed phenelzine (Nardil) while in an acute psychiatric unit for recalcitrant depression. The NP managing his primary health care needs to understand the following regarding phenelzine and other monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs): Question: Isosorbidedinitrate is a long-acting nitrate given twice daily. The schedule for administration is 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. because: [Show More]

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