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What is a major side effect of alteplase?
-alteplase can cause intracranial bleeding. Patient should be monitored for changes in LOC, headache, and one sided weakness.
What is the antidote for warfarin?
treats angina and prevents MI by blocking ADP receptors. Which prevents platelet aggregation.
Desmopressin can cause what when being used to treat hemophilia A?
fluid and electrolyte imbalance.
-monitor fluid and electrolytes as well as signs and symptoms of fluid excess and fluid deficiency (edema).
When taking ferrous sulfate (iron supplement) be sure to monitor for?
-encourage the patient to consume adequate amounts of fiber and fluids.
What is the antidote for alteplase?
-a coagulator. This will stop and excessive bleeding that has been caused by alteplase.
A patient with megablatic anemia. what vitamin should be monitored?
When administering factor VII what adverse effect should the nurse monitor for?
-always monitor the platelet count, bruising, bleeding gums and petechiae.
clopidogrel is contraindicated in patients who suffer from?
peptic ulcer disease.
What should you educate you patient on when taking warfarin?
-client should maintain adequate vitamin K intake
Recombinant factor IX eliminated the risk for?
long term use of fligrastim can cause what?
A client is taking epoetin, which lab value would tell you therapy has been effective?
Hgb and Hct
-this drug increases RBC's
A client who recently suffered an MI is taking alteplase, what drug should the client be takin gin conjunction of alteplase?
-these two together will decrease the formation of clots
A nurse is caring for a client who is taking folic acid to treat megoblastic anemia. What lab values would tell you the therapeutic effectiveness?
A patient is experiencing iron toxicity. What drug would you give to treat this complication?
A nurse is giving epoetin IV to a client in renal failure. How are you going to give this through IV?
administer IV bolus over 1-13 minutes.
What adverse effect should you monitor in a client recieving epoetin and also in renal failure?
What are you going to give to a patient who is experiencing an acute ischemic cerebrovascular event due to a thrombus?
What could be an early sign of hemorrhage?
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