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Echo Cumm. Questions

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The family of a clent with Alzheimer's is telling the nurse that they heard about a medication that is a patch rather than a pill form and they ask the nurse if they have heard about this. What medication can the nurse discuss?

A. Tacrine (Cognex)
B. Donzepil (Aricept)
C. Galantamine (Razadyn)
D. Rivastigmine (Exelon)
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The nurse is assessing a patient with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease and has these findings about the patient: forgets his personal history, reported to wander and get lost in their own neighborhood, can feed and dress themselves. What stage of the Disease do the findings represent?

A. Early Stage - mild
B. Middle Stage- moderate
C. Late Stage- severe
An older adult is prescribed digoxin and hydrochlorothiazide daily as well as lorazepam as needed for anxiety. Over 2 days, the patient developed confusion, slurred speech, an unsteady gait, and fluctuating levels of orientation. What is the most likely reason for the patient's change in mental status?

A. Medication effects and intereactions.
B. Hypotensive episode.