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ATI - Pharm: Immune Exam Questions & Answers A healthcare professional is about to administer IV paclitaxel (Taxol) to a patient who has ovarian cancer. Which of the following actions should the heal... thcare professional take? (Select all that apply). A) Give the patient an antihistamine. B) Infuse the drug over 1 hr. C) Administer the drug through non-PVC tubing. D) Use an in-line filter. E) Add heparin to the paclitaxel solution A healthcare professional is assessing a patient following a trastuzumab (Herceptin) infusion to treat metastatic breast cancer. Which of the following findings indicates an adverse reaction to the drug? (Select all that apply). A) Wheezing. B) Dysrhythmias. C) Hypotension. D) Fever. E) Ascites A healthcare professional is caring for a patient who is about to begin delavirdine (Rescriptor) therapy to treat HIV-1. The healthcare professional should tell the patient to report which of the following adverse reactions to the drug? A) Rash. B) Insomnia. C) Rhinitis. D) Alopecia. A healthcare professional is caring for a patient who is about to begin intrathecal cytarabine (DepoCyt) therapy to treat meningeal leukemia. The healthcare professional should explain that the patient should also receive which of the following drugs to reduce the risk of neurotoxicity? A) Diphenhydramine. B) Leucovorin. C) Folic acid. D) Dexamethasone A healthcare professional is caring for a patient who is about to begin maraviroc (Selzentry) therapy. The healthcare professional should tell the patient to report which of the following adverse effects of the drug? (Select all that apply). A) Paresthesias. B) Cough. C) TInnitus. D) Jaundice. E) Fever A healthcare professional is caring for a patient who is about to begin receiving cisplatin to treat testicular cancer. The healthcare professional should tell the patient to report which of the following adverse effects? (Select all that apply). A) Paresthesias. B) Sore throat. C) Flank pain. D) Tinnitus. E) Conjunctivitis A healthcare professional is caring for a patient who is about to begin taking imatinib (Gleevec) to treat chronic myeloid leukemia. Which of the following instructions should the healthcare professional include when talking to the patient about taking the drug? (Select all that apply). A) Clean fruits and vegetables thoroughly. B) Increase calcium intake. C) Weigh yourself daily. D) Perform hand hygiene frequently. E) Avoid herbal supplements. A healthcare professional is caring for a patient who is about to begin taking mercaptopurine (Purinethol) to treat leukemia. Which of the following instructions should the healthcare professional include when talking with the patient about the drug? (Select all that apply). A) Use contraception if pregnancy is a risk. B) Perform oral hygiene frequently. C) Avoid actibities that require mental alertness. D) Perform hand hygiene frequently. E) Avoid activities that can cause injury A healthcare professional is caring for a patient who is about to begin topotecan (Hycamtin) therapy to treat resitsant, small-cell lung cancer. The healthcare professional should caution the patient about taking which of the following types of over-the-counter drugs while receiving the therapy? A) Folic acid. B) St. John's wort. C) Ibuprofen (Advil). D) Aluminum hydroxide (Amphojel) A healthcare professional is caring for a patient who is about to start ritonavir (Norvir) and zidovudine (Retrovir) therapy to treat HIV-1. The healthcare professional should explain that the patient will receive ritonavir along with at least one reverse transcriptase inhibitor to A) Prevent an infusion reaction. B) Increase platelet production. C) Protect healthy cells from the toxic effects of ritonavir. D) Prevent drug resistance A healthcare professional is caring for a patient who is receiving IV carmustine (BiCNU) to treat multiple myeloma. The healthcare professional should recognize that the patient is at the greatest risk for infection for which of the following lengths of time after the infusion? A) 24 hr. B) 1 week. C) 2 weeks. D) 4 to 6 weeks A healthcare professional should question the use of anastrazole (Arimidex) for a patient who is A) Allergic to salicylates. B) Premenopausal. C) Hearing impaired. D) Immunocompromised A healthcare professional should question the use of cyclophosphamide for a patient who has which of the following? A) Raynaud's syndrome. B) Dehydration. C) Jaundice. D) Charcot-Marie-Tooth syndrome A healthcare professional should question the use of maraviroc (Selzentry) for a patient who has which of the following? A) Diabetes mellitus. B) Meningeal infection. C) Pancreatitis. D) Non-chemokine receptor 5 (CCR5)-tropic HIV-1 A healthcare professional should understand that enfuvirtide (Fuzeon) is an appropriate choice for patients who have which of the following? A) Advanced prostate cancer. B) Primary brain tumors. C) Advanced HIV disease. D) Metastatic ovarian cancer. A healthcare professional should understand that raltegrair (Isentress) treats patients who have which of the following? A) Hairy cell leukemia. B) Thyroid cancer. C) Kaposi's sarcoma. D) Resistant HIV disease Unless there are any specific contraindications, which of the following immunizations should adults receive once each year? A) Varicella. B) Tetanus. C) Influenza. D) Hepatitis B. When caring for a patient who is receiving vincristine to treat lung cancer, the health care professional should monitor for which of the following findings that indicates an adverse effect? A) Weak hand grasps. B) Constricted pupils. C) Bradycardia. D) Crackles When caring for a patient who is taking flutamide to treat prostate cancer, the healthcare professional should monitor the patient for which of the following adverse effects of the drug? A) Dehydration. B) Gynecomastia. C) Constipation. D) Tachycardia When considering drug therapy options for a patient who has metastatic breast cancer that is positive for human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2), the healthcare professional should choose which of the following drugs? A) Trastuzumab (Herceptin). B) matinib (Gleevec). C) Leuprolide (Lupron). D) Flutamide When talking to a patient who is about ot begin vincristine therapy to treat lymphoma, the healthcare professional should include which of the following instructions? A) Increase fiber intake. B) Report tinnitus or vertigo. C) Take the drug with 8 oz of water. D) Allow 4 hr before taking an antacid When talking with a patient who is about to begin methotrexate (Trexall) therapy to treat non-Hodgkin lymphoma, the healthcare professional should include which of the following instructions? A) Take echinacea supplements. B) Use a soft-bristled toothbrush. C) Take aspirin to reduce muscle pain. D) Urinate every 4 hr While assessing a patient who is receiving interferon alfa-2a (Roferon-A) to treat Kaposi's sarcoma, the health care professional should check for which of the following possible indications of an adverse reaction? A) Bradycardia. B) Dilated pupils. C) Fever. D) Constipation A healthcare professional is caring for a patient who is about to begin taking tamoxifen (Soltamox) to treat breast cancer. The healtcare professional should recognize the need for cautious use of the drug if the patient also has which of the following? A) Cataracts B) COPD C) Diabetes mellitus D) Alcohol use disorder [Show More]

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