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PHARM: Study guide Ch. 51
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what is the priority nursing concern for a patient with angina pectoris
ineffective tissue perfusion: cardiopulmonary
what is the goal of drug therapy for chronic stable angina
decrease myocardial need for oxygen during stress
a patient asks the nurse why nitroglycerin can be administered in so many ways. what is the basis of the nurses response
"it reflects efforts to delay hepatic metabolism and prolong therapeutic effects"
nitroglycerin has myocardial vasodilation effects in variant angina but not in chronic stable angina because in chronic stable angina arterioles are
a patient who has been using a nitro patch for angina has recently been prescribed verapamil. which statement if made by the patient would suggest that the patient understood teaching about the new drug
"this drug prevents my heart from racing which can happen when people take nitroglycerin"
a patient is prescribed a nitro patch that is to be applied at 0900 and removed at 2100. when preparing to administer the morning patch the nurse notes that one is already in place. what should the nurse do
consult with the prescriber regarding application of a new patch
when collecting data from a patient who is not obtaining relief from sublingual nitroglycerin tablets, the nurse should ask whether the patient allows the tablet to completely dissolve in her mouth. this is based on the nurses understanding that swallowing sublingual nitro tablets...
allows the liver to inactivate the drug before it has a chance to work
it is important for the nurse to teach the patient who has been prescribed sublingual nitroglycerin tablet on an as needed basis to do what
write the date that the tablets are opened on the outside of the bottle
when assessing a patient who is scheduled to receive the second dose of newly prescribed sustained release nitroglycerin, the patient complains of a headache. What should the nurse do
administer as need analgesic with standing order, such as acetaminophen
the nurse is aware that which nitroglycerin preparation has a rapid onset
how does cigarette smoking cause CAD
it promotes atherosclerosis
the nurse recognizes that a drug is a beta blocker if the generic name of the drug ends in which suffix
beta blockers are useful to improve myocardial oxygen supply in angina because they slow the heart rate and force of contraction and...
increase the time that blood flows through the coronary arteries
the nurse would withhold a beta blocker and immediately contact the prescriber if it was discovered that the patient has a history of which condition
sick sinus syndrome
the nurse would assess for tachycardia when an anginal patient is receiving which drug(s) for angina (select all that apply)
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