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Anticancer Agents GI Pharm. Psychotropics Respiratory CNS/PNS
100
The nurse realizes his client is having a cholinergic crisis when he sees the client presenting with:
antiemetics, 30-60 mins before chemo
100
A client has a PRN order for ondansetron. The nurse would administer this medication to the postoperative
Nausea and vomiting, ondansetron (Zofran) is an antiemetic
100
A nurse notes that a client with schizophrenia and receiving an antipsychotic medication is having uncontrolled movement of the lips and tongue. The nurse determines that the client is experiencing?
Tardive Dyskinesia
100
Allergic Rhinitis S/Sx include
Sneezing, watery eyes, and nasal congestion
100
An OR nurse is caring for a client who received a dose of Succinylcholine. During the operation, the client suddenly develops rigidity, and his body temperature begins to rise. The nurse should anticipate a prescription for what medication?
Dantrolene Sodium
200
What major side effect of chemotherapy causes us to implement bleeding precautions/reverse precautions
Bone marrow suppression:
Neutropenia
Thrombocytopenia
Anemia
200
A client is taking docusate sodium. The nurse monitors _____ to determine whether the client is having a therapeutic effect from this medication?
regular bowel movements
200
The client diagnosed with depression is prescribed phenelzine, a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor. The nurse knows that the priority teaching will be ...
low Tyramine diet
200
A nurse in the Emergency Department has a patient in an active asthma attack. The nurse should expect what drug to be ordered for this patient?
Albuterol. Albuterol is a SABA. It is a rescue drug used during asthma attacks.
200
The nurse should inform the client that which of the following manifestations are adverse effects of temazepam?
A. Incoordination
B. Hypertension
C. Pruritis
D. Sleep driving
E. Amnesia
A. Incoordination
D. Sleep driving
E. Amnesia
300
Three reasons why combination chemotherapy is used
1. Less drug resistance
2. Fewer side effects
3. Destroys cells at different points in the cell cycle
300
The nurse knows that antacids should NOT be taken with
Milk/ Vit.D
300
The client with a major depressive disorder taking the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) fluoxetine calls the psychiatric clinic and reports feeling confused and restless and having an elevated temperature. The nurse knows that this could be ___________
Serotonin Syndrome
300
The client has newly been prescribed a corticosteroid and a bronchodilator. Important teaching points by the nurse include:
1. Bronchodilator first, wait 3-5 mins. then use corticosteroid.
2. Rinse mouth out after using corticosteroid to get rid of any residue in the mouth, if not done, can lead to thrush.
300
The nurse realizes his client is having a cholinergic crisis when he sees the client presenting with:
SLUDGE
Salivation
Lacrimation
Urinary Incontinence
Diarrhea
GI cramps
Emesis
400
Antitumor Antibiotics nursing considerations include (Name one)
-Turns urine and sweat red
-Interacts with Digoxin
-Hair loss 7-10 days after tx that lasts for two months
400
A physician has written an order for ranitidine once daily. The nurse schedules the medications for which time?
At bedtime (Ranitidine is an H2 receptor)
400
A client who has been taking buspirone (BuSpar) for two months returns to the clinic for a follow-up. The nurse determines that the medication is effective if there is an absent display of?
Feelings of fear, panic, and uneasiness
400
A nurse is teaching a client who has a new prescription for diphenhydramine for allergic rhinitis. The nurse should instruct the client to monitor for which adverse reactions to this medication? SATA
A. Dry mouth
B. Nonproductive cough
C. Skin rash
D. Drowsiness
E. Urinary hesitation
A. Dry mouth
D. Drowsiness
E. Urinary hesitation
400
The nurse knows that Oxybutynin is used for what?
Urinary Urgency, this medication relaxes the bladder muscle
500
The nurse knows that Nadir means...
The lowest point that an individuals blood cell count will reach; as a SE of chemotherapy or radiation therapy.
500
A client has been taking omeprazole for 4 weeks. The nurse determines that the client is receiving the optimal intended effect of the medication if the client reports an absence of what symptoms?
Heartburn, omeprazole (Prilosec) is used for GERD
500
The nurse knows that Lithium toxicity occurs when Lithium levels are above ____. Three s/sx of lithium toxicity include...
>1.5, severe lithium toxicity >2.0
S/Sx:
N/V/D
ABD pain
fatigue
tremors
uncontrollable movements
muscle weakness
seizures
hypotension
confusion
agitation
heightened reflexes
Tachycardia
hyperthermia
delirium
rash
kidney failure
500
The nurse is assigned to a client who has a history of Asthma and takes a daily asthma prophylaxis medication. The nurse is aware that she has to monitor the client for behavior changes. What medication is this client on?
Leukotriene Modifiers (ex. Montelukast, Zafirlukast)
500
The nursing student knows that Catapres is a form of Clonidine that is used for:
Catapres: Used for HTN. (OVER 18 ONLY)

Kapavy: Used for ADHD (Children over 6 years old)






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