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Review Test Submission: Week 6 -Quiz - NURS-6521C Question 1 1 out of 1 points A patient in need of myocardial infarction prophylaxis has been prescribed sulfinpyrazone for gout. Which of the f... ollowing will the nurse monitor the patient most closely for? Response Since sulfinpyrazone inhibits antiplatelet action, it is important for the nurse Question 2 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 3 1 out of 1 points A nurse is developing a care plan for a pati nt who has multiple sclerosis. An expected outcome for the patient who is receiving glatiramer would be a decrease in Question 4 1 out of 1 points A patient with type 1 diabetes has been admitted to the hospital for orthopedic surgery and t e care team anticipates some disruptions to the patient's blood glucose levels in the days following rgery. Which of the following insulin regimens is most likely to achieve adequate This ntrol? Question 5 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 6 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 7 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 8 1 out of 1 points A nurse has been invited to speak to a support group for persons with movement disorders and the families. Which of the following statements by the nurse addresses the chronic nature of these di eases and the relevant drug therapies? Question 9 1 out of 1 pointsA clinic nurse is following a 9-year-old boy who is taking somatropin. Which of the following will the nurse monitor periodically? Question 10 1 out of 1 points The most common adverse effects of allopurinol include viapruritus, Question 11 1 out of 1 points A 49-year-old woman has been diagnosed ith myalgia. The physician has recommended was aspirin. The patient is concerned that the aspirin will upset her stomach. The nurse will encourage the patient to Question 12 1 out of 1 points A 13-year-old patient has juvenile arthritis. He has recently had oral surgery and was told by the surge n to take aspirin for the pain. The nurse will monitor for which of the following? Question 13 1 out of 1 points A nurse will instruct a patient taking allopurinol to take each dose Question 14 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 15 A nurse is working with a 57-year-old man who is former intravenous drug abuser. He has been prescribed a weekly dosage of methotrex te for his rheumatoid arthritis. Which of the following will the nurse include in her teaching plan for this patient? Question 16 1 out of 1 points Assessment of renal function is necessary in patients with diabetes, but this 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 apprec ably to conv ntional 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 t e patient's existing drug regimen? Question 17 1 out of 1 points A nurse is teaching a patient about his newly prescribed drug, colchicine, for gout. The nurse will instruct the patient to avoid which of the following foods? Question 18 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 19 1 out of 1 points A nurse is caring for a male patient who has 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 20 1 out of 1 points Prescribed syrups. A diabetic patient needs to monitor glucose levels closely. 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 21 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 22 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 23 1 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 24 . A 34-year-old male patient is prescribed methimazole (MMI). The nurse will advise him to study report which of the following immediately? . Question 25 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 26 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 27 1 out of 1 points A diabetic patient being treated for obesity tells the nurse th t 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 28 study 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 t at poses the greatest safety risk to the patient is Question 29 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 education session the nurse will emphasize 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 [Show More]

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