Pharmacology QuestionDifficulty
The nurse gets a paper cut in the middle of the shift and cleans it out with sterile water. The nurse then applies a triple antibiotic medication and a bandaid. Which of the following medication is used topically and is similar to bacitracin?...
The nurse is caring for a client who is exhibiting signs and symptoms of digoxin toxicity, which of the following assessment suggest digoxin toxicity?...
You are caring for a client who is hypertensive and tachycardic, the doctor has prescibed metoprolol (Lopressor). You know that this drug works in which way?...
A nurse is caring for a 40-year-old patient who is recovering from surgery and who has been prescribed a Dilaudid PCA. In order to best prevent pulmonary...
Which best describes reflexology as a non-pharmacological treatment method that may be utilized for a patient suffering from chronic pain?...
A patient with cardiac dysrhythmia takes digoxin for management of symptoms. When the breakfast trays arrive on the unit, which food should the nurse remove...
A 38-year-old client tells the nurse that she has difficulty falling asleep and she is only able to sleep a couple of hours each night while in the hospital....
A patient asks the nurse about spinal cord stimulation as a method of pain control. Which of the following describes an element of this type of pain...
A patient who is receiving palliative care is afraid that she will become addicted to the pain medications she receives to alleviate her suffering. Which of...
A patient is taking warfarin for a clotting disorder. Which of the following dietary restrictions should the nurse counsel this patient about while taking...
A nurse is interested in learning more about homeopathic practices and implementing them into her care. She takes a class to learn the differences between...
A nurse is assessing a patients health history as he prepares to undergo surgery. The patient tells the nurse that he takes St. John’s wort. Which best...
A nurse is working with a young woman who wants to use depot medroxyprogesterone acetate injection as a form of birth control. Which of the following should...
A nurse is caring for a patient who is recovering from oral surgery. The nurse must call the physician about the patients nausea and then receives orders for...
A nurse is reviewing medication orders for a patient who needs insulin for treatment of diabetes. The physician has written 15 U of regular insulin SQ now....
A nurse receives new orders for a patient who is in the hospital following surgery. The nurse receives prn orders for the patients pain and nausea. Which best...
A nurse has been given an order by a physician to administer a specific type of medication STAT. Which of the following is associated with administering STAT...
A registered nurse is asked to administer a drug that is considered an anesthesia induction agent. The nurse is not sure if this is within her scope of...
A physician has written an order for Xanax 250 mg prn one time for sleep. What aspect of the order needs to be addressed?...
A 58-year-old patient suffered a closed head injury and is experiencing abnormal muscle twitching and tremor. The physician has prescribed medication as part...