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5 Matching questions

  1. Amphotercin B (Amphotec)
  2. Define carcinogenic effects
  3. Isoniazid (INH)
  4. What nursing care should be provided prior to chemo?
  5. Digoxin (Lanoxin)
  1. a refers to the ability of certain medications and environmental chemicals to cause cancer
  2. b indications: antifungal agent, mycoses
    AE: nephrotoxicity (monitor urine output), infusion reactions (fever, chills, nausea, HA), hypokalemia, bone marrow suppression
  3. c administration of antiemetics
  4. d indications: dysrhythmias, <3 failure,
    AE: dysrhythmias, hypokalemia, toxicity, n/v, halos,
    *pulse must be at least 60 bpm
    *therapeutic leve = 0.5-0.8
  5. e indications: latent and active TB
    AE: peripheral neuropathy (tingling, numbness, pain in hands & feet, burning) <- give B6 for this

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. indications: atypical depression, bulimia, OCD, and can reduce panic attacks
    - cause direct CNS stimulation
    AE: anxiety, insomnia, aggitation, hypomania, and mania
    Foods that are low in tyramine are safe: most veggies (not avocados), most fruits (no figs or bananas), fresh meat, milk, yogurt, cottage cheese, cream cheese and baked good that contain yeast are safe to eat
    *last resort drug
  2. indications: mild pain, fever
    AE: rare, w/ acute toxicity liver damage and death
    liver damage can be minimized w/ mucomyst/acedote
    - don't drink alcohol
    - not an anti-inflammatory
  3. *glucocorticoids
    indications: asthma
    - used on fixed schedule, not PRN
    - QVAR, pulmicort, aerobid, flovent, azmaort
    AE: oropharyngeal candidiasis, dysphonia (hoarseness)
    * user spacer and gargle after each admin
  4. - to minimize the risk of injury, IV admin should be performed only into a vein w/ good flow.
    - Sites of previous irradiation should be avoided
    - If extravasation occurs, infusion d/c immediately
    - extreme caution should be employed
  5. subQ - (abd for most consistency)
    subQ infusion (delivers basal infusion and bolus at mealtime
    IV (regular)

5 True/False questions

  1. Aminoglycosides (gentamycin, garamycin)indications: bone marrow sparing (chemo), hodgkin's and nonhodgkin's lymphoma, acute lymphocytic leukemia, wilm's tumor, rhabdomyosarcoma, kaposi's syndrome, breast ca, bladder ca
    AE: peripheral neuropathy
    route: IV


  2. What is Steven's Johnson Syndrome? What causes it?cause: clindamycin, amoxicillin, ampicillin, cephalexin
    bacterial infection - contact, hand sanitizer doesn't kill it!
    treatments: metronidiazole (Flagyl) or vanco


  3. Bulk forming Laxatives* metamucil, methylcellulose, citrucel
    indications: constipation, pts w/ diverticulosis and IBS, relief of diarrhea, reduce discomfort in pts w/ ileostomy/colostomy
    AE: esophageal obstruction if swallowed w/o enough fluids, intestinal obstruction or impaction


  4. Define teratogenaka biotransformation
    enzymatically mediated alteration of drug structure


  5. Mucinex (guafenesin)indications: relief of non-productive cough from bronchitis, sinusitis, laryngitis
    AE: n/v, gastric irritation, additive or synergistic hypothyroid effect when used concurrently with lithium or any anti-thyroid meds


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