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Pharm 2 - Practice Questions & Kahoot (Ch 23-25)
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A client who began antiretroviral therapy several weeks ago, states to the nurse, "I've been pretty good about taking all my pills on time, though it was a bit hit and miss over the holiday weekend." How should the nurse respond to this client's statement?
"Remember that your antiretroviral drugs will only be effective if you take them very consistently"
When administering pegylated interferon, the nurse should include which technique to assure the medication's continued effectiveness?
Regularly rotate the subcutaneous injection sites that are used
A patient diagnosed with influenza is discharged home and told to take Tylenol for pain and Robitussin for her cough. She asks the nurse, "why didn't the doc give me Tamiflu (oseltamivir)?" What is the nurse's best response?
"How long have you been experiencing symptoms?"
An HIV+ patient has been admitted to the hospital and placed on protective precautions based on neutropenia. A family member overhears the doctor say this and asks you what it means. What is your response?
"This means your family member's ability to fight off infection is diminished because of her low WBC count"
A woman is seen in the clinic for treatment of vaginal itching and discharge. The nurse should be prepared to provide the client with information concerning which single dose medication?
An adult client has begun treatment with Fluconazole. The nurse should recognize the need to likely discontinue the drug if the client develops which symptom?
A patient on Fluconazole for pulmonary aspergillosis is experiencing an acute drug-induced liver injury. The nurse anticipates the provider will discontinue the Fluconazole and prescribe which of the following medications?
A group of nursing students and their professor are engaged in a service/learning project and will be caring for clients in Haiti. What medication should be administered to prevent the development of malaria?
What S/S most likely prompted a client diagnosed with amebiasis (amebic dysentery) to initially seek care?
A client who resides in a nursing home comes to the office with complaints of itching on her hands. She has small, erythematous papule in between her fingers and on some areas on the dorsal surface of her hands and forearms. Her daughter tells you that the "itchy bug is going around her nursing home." What medication do you anticipate will be prescribed for this patient?
This medication is an OTC cream for herpes simplex virus - 1
Which of the following statements regarding antiviral therapy is incorrect
Antivirals can cure herpetic infections
T/F: It is possible to spread HSV-1 and HSV-2 even when there is no rash
What infection does ganciclovir or valganciclovir treat
Which one of the following would be a reason to discontinue ganciclovir
Platelet count below 25,000 cells/mm3
How is ribavirin administered
Which of the following Hepatitis B drugs is used for postexposure treatment of HIV
Risk of lactic acidosis and severe hepatomegaly with steatosis is the black box warning of which medication
This medication is used during labor and delivery to prevent HIV transmission from the mother to the baby
When is oseltamivir given
As soon as flu symptoms are noted
All of the following are fungal infections except:
After an amphotericin B infusion is complete, flush the line with which solution
Dextrose 5% in Water
Which of the following is an endocrine problem associate with fluconazole
Decreased testosterone production (low sperm count)
Fluconazole is contraindicated in which of the following patients
Patient on medications for cirrhosis
Which of the following would not be an appropriate choice for a patient with a severe case of esophageal candidiasis
Which of the following infections is common in people that work with chickens
All of the following are signs of a histamine reaction except:
T/F: Terbinafine therapy lasts for 3 months when treating fungal infections of the toenail
Amphotericin B should be reserved for very severe infections due to the risk of:
T/F: Administer fluconazole (Diflucan) on an empty stomach
All of the following are antiparasitic agents except:
Which of the following conditions does metronidazole treat
Which of the following tests is indicated during therapy with hydroxychloroquine
Baseline & interval EKGs
Which of the following tests would be a priority for a patient suffering from abdominal pain, bloating & diarrhea
Stool Ova & Parasite
Which of the following medications is used to treat pinworm
In the treatment of scabies, permethrin must be left on the skin for a minimum of ___ hours
Prior to administration of permethrin, assess for allergy to which of the following
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