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The nurse is caring for a client who has had a stroke and has left-sided weakness. The nurse knows that there is a risk for atrophy from:
Client teaching for a client with hypertension should include the explanation that if the blood pressure is poorly control the result can be an increase in myocardial cell size as the body tries to pump blood to vital organs against increased resistance. The nurse know that this process is known as:
Which of the following types of abnormal cell growth is most likely to become cancerous?
A two year old child has taken an undetermined amount of Tylenol. The nurse is aware that Tylenol overdose can cause life-threatening damage to which of the following organ?
Lead toxicity can cause a decrease in intelligence in children and neuropathy in adults. The pathophysiological explanation for this is that lead causes:
Demyelination of the nerve cells
A patient is taking the medication atorvostatin/Lipitor. The nurse should monitor the patient for which of the following adverse reactions most commonly related to this drug.
The nurse is teaching a patient about the lab test known as "CRP". An important teaching point to include is that this test measures:
The nurse is reviewing a patient's lab values. The nurse knows that the desired LDL-C level is below 100.
Constipation is a fairly common adverse reaction of which of the following lipid lowering agents?
ACE Inhibitors belong to which of the following classification?
Sexual dysfunction is most common in which of the following antihypertensive class?
Centrally acting alpha 2 agonists
The nurse is giving medications to a patient who was admitted with a hypertensive emergency. The patient is stable now and metoprolol (Lopressor) 10 mg daily has been added to the medication regimen. The patient B/p is 148/96 and HR is 50. Based on this data, which nursing intervention would be most appropriate?
Hold the metoprolol/Lopressor
Which of the following agents would provide relief of pain and inflammation from an infected wound WITHOUT causing significant gastrointestinal problems?
__________ pain originates in the spinal cord and is typically burning or stabbing in quality.
A nursing intervention to relieve pain by "closing the gate" would focus on stimulation of:
the large diameter nerve fibers.
A nurse using adjuvant therapy to relieve a patient's pain would be most likely to do which of the following?
apply an ice pack.
Pain that occurs as a result of loss of blood to the tissues is known as _________ pain.
The nursing pain assessment determines that the patient is experienceing pain at a level of 7-8/1-10 due to liver cancer. Which medication should the nurse choose from the patient's MAR to adminster?
The nurse notes that a patient is difficult to arouse and has a respiratory rate of 6/min. The patient received after IV Morphine about 30 minutes prior to the assessment. The nurse notifies the physicain and anticipates an order for _______________.
Which of the following agents has a duration of 72H and thus would be effective in controlling moderate to severe chronic low back pain?
Tylenol/acetaminophen has a ceiling effect. The maximum dose for Tylenol in 24 hours is:
Because of the risk of Reye's syndrome, children under the age of 16 should not receive which of the following nonopoids?
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