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Anticancer Agents GI Pharm Respiratory Pharm CNS/PNS
100
What is antiemetics, 30-60 mins before chemo
We want to pre-load cancer patients with what and for how long before chemotherapy appointments?
100
Nausea and vomiting, ondansetron (Zofran) is an antiemetic
A client has a PRN order for ondansetron. The nurse would administer this medication to the postoperative client for relief of:
100
What is: Tardive Dyskinesia
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?
100
What is: Sneezing, watery eyes, and nasal congestion
Allergic Rhinitis S/Sx include
100
Dantrolene Sodium
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?
200
What is: Bone marrow suppression:
Neutropenia
Thrombocytopenia
Anemia
What major side effect of chemotherapy causes us to implement bleeding precautions/reverse precautions
200
What is regular bowel movements
A client is taking docusate sodium. The nurse monitors _____ to determine whether the client is having a therapeutic effect from this medication?
200
What is: low Tyramine diet
The client diagnosed with depression is prescribed phenelzine, a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor. The nurse knows that the priority teaching will be ...
200
What is: Albuterol. Albuterol is a SABA. It is a rescue drug used during asthma attacks.
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?
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
What is
1. Less drug resistance
2. Fewer side effects
3. Destroys cells at different points in the cell cycle
Three reasons why combination chemotherapy is used
300
What is Milk/ Vit.D
The nurse knows that antacids should NOT be taken with
300
What is: Serotonin Syndrome
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 ___________
300
What is:
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.
The client has newly been prescribed a corticosteroid and a bronchodilator. Important teaching points by the nurse include:
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)
400
What is: At bedtime (Ranitidine is an H2 receptor)
A physician has written an order for ranitidine once daily. The nurse schedules the medications for which time?
400
What is: Feelings of fear, panic, and uneasiness
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?
400
What is:
A. Dry mouth
D. Drowsiness
E. Urinary hesitation
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
400
The nurse knows that Oxybutynin is used for what?
Urinary Urgency, this medication relaxes the bladder muscle
500
What is: The lowest point that an individuals blood cell count will reach; as a SE of chemotherapy or radiation therapy.
The nurse knows that Nadir means...
500
What is: Heartburn ,omeprazole (Prilosec) is used for GERD
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?
500
What is: >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
The nurse knows that Lithium toxicity occurs when Lithium levels are above ____. Three s/sx of lithium toxicity include...
500
What is: Leukotriene Modifiers (ex. Montelukast, Zafirlukast)
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?
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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