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The Point - Chapter 45
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A male patient who uses a transdermal testosterone gel for treatment of his oligospermia applies the medication first thing in the morning and washes it off before bed. What patient education is necessary?
Leave the gel on until the next application is due.
Which would be most important to assess in a patient receiving testosterone for a prolonged period of time?
Liver function studies
A nurse is caring for a female patient receiving anabolic steroids for controlling metastatic breast cancer. Which of the following adverse reactions are seen in patients following anabolic steroid therapy?
An older male patient will begin taking an androgen. The patient has difficulty swallowing tablets and pills. Because of the available drug route, a good choice for this patient would be:
An adult female has been taking prescribed androgens. What result of taking androgens should be included in the patient teaching?
Suppression of menstruation
A male taking anabolic steroids may experience which side effects?
A patient is using a transdermal testosterone patch for treatment of hormonal deficiency. He also has type 2 diabetes mellitus. He is taking glyburide (DiaBeta). Which of the following laboratory values should be monitored closely?
A male patient has been prescribed testosterone for cryptorchidism. Which statement indicates that the patient teaching was effective?
"My body hair will increase."
A female patient is taking hormonal contraceptives to prevent pregnancy. She visits the gynecology clinic and is noted with a blood pressure of 176/102. The patient is started on enalapril mesylate 10 mg. What other patient teaching should be provided based on her current medical regimen?
Instruct to discontinue the contraceptives.
The nurse is discussing the addition of testosterone gel (Androgel) to a male client who has a decreased libido related to a low testosterone level. The client currently takes imipramine (Tofranil) for treatment of depression. Which behavior does the nurse advise the client might occur because of this drug interaction?
After teaching a group of students about the use of estrogens, the instructor determines that additional teaching is needed when the students identify which as a contraindication?
Metabolic bone disease
After teaching a patient who is prescribed sildenafil about using the drug, the nurse determines that the teaching was successful when the patient states:
"I need to take the pill about an hour before any sexual stimulation."
A 30-year-old male is receiving oxymetholone as treatment for anemia. The nurse alerts the patient to which as a possible adverse effect?
A nurse caring for a patient receiving fluoxymestrone for the treatment of inoperable breast carcinoma should weigh the patient daily or as ordered by the physician, and report a change in weight of how many pounds in either direction to the physician?
A patient diagnosed with erectile dysfunction has been advised to take Viagra. For up to how many hours does the action of the drug persist?
A male patient has been diagnosed with impotence and is started on a regimen of androgens. Which statement by the patient indicates that he has understood the patient teaching?
"If my skin appears yellow or my urine turns dark, I will contact my physician."
An insulin-dependent diabetic patient has begun taking an oral contraceptive. What effect will this medication regime have on her physiologically?
Increase blood glucose
A 24-year-old woman has come to the clinic with an infection and has been prescribed penicillin. The nursing assessment reveals that she is taking oral contraceptives. The nurse will instruct her to:
use an additional form of birth control while taking penicillin.
A patient has acquired primary hypogonadism and has been prescribed testosterone transdermal (Androderm) patches. When educating the patient on how to administer the drug, the nurse will instruct him to
place the patch on the back, abdomen, upper arms, or thighs.
The nurse is discussing proper use of oral contraceptives with a patient. The nurse should instruct the patient to immediately contact a health care provider if she:
misses a menstrual period.
A professional athlete has been self-administering anabolic steroids for years and has begun to have health issues. Which body tissues are affected adversely by anabolic steroid use?
Central nervous system
"Take the dose as soon as you discover your oversight."
The nurse is discussing the plan of care you have developed with the patient. What is an appropriate outcome that the nurse and the patient may decide on?
The patient can verbalize an understanding of preventable adverse drug effects.
A nurse is educating a group of young athletes about the adverse effects associated with the use of anabolic steroids. Which condition is an adverse effect of anabolic steroids occurring typically only in females?
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