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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020

No drug can get rid of the herpes virus. Doctors may prescribe an antiviral, such as acyclovir, which prevents the virus from multiplying.

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020
Digoxin 0.125 mg p.o. once daily-rationale: the nurse should always place a zero (0) before a decimal point so that no one misreads the figure, which could result in a dosage error. the nurse should...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020
0.5-rationale: the following formuladose on hand/quantity on hand = dose desired/x is used to calculate drug dosages:the nurse should use the following equations:0.25 mg/1 tablet = 0.125mg/x tablet;...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020
Blood flow to the injection site-rationale: blood flow to the i.m. injection site affects the drug absorption rate. muscle tone and strength have no effect on drug absorption. the amount of body fat...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020
Paternalism-rationale: nurses and other health care workers employ paternalism when a clients loss of consciousness or other circumstances compel them to decide what is best for the client and to...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020
Avoid driving a car while taking this medication.-rationale: clients taking codeine should avoid driving because the medication can impair mental alertness. fluid restriction isnt indicated,...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020
Using the one-handed needle-recapping technique after administering all injections-rationale: a nurse should use the one-handed needle-recapping technique only when absolutely necessary, such as...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020
With one hand, use the needle to scoop up the cap. holding the barrel in one hand, carry the syringe to the closest sharps-disposal container.-rationale: when a sharps-disposal container isnt...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020
Two-rationale: the nurse will administer two tablets with each dose. using the ratio method, the equation to solve for x is: 5 mg : x tab :: 2.5 mg : 1 tab. solving for x determines the quantity of...Read More

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G. Roland, Professor
Answered: Jan 23, 2019
When a nurse is preparing a continuous insulin infusion for a child with diabetic ketoacidosis and a blood glucose level of 800 mg/dl, the most appropriate solution at the beginning of therapy is...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020
Safe ranges of the drug-rationale: the nurse is legally required to document the clients reaction to the drug in addition to the time the drug was administered and the dosage given. the nurse isnt...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020
7:30 a.m.-rationale: it takes up to 2 hours for lidocaine-prilocaine cream (emla cream) to anesthetize an insertion site. therefore, if the insertion is scheduled for 9:30 a.m., emla cream should be...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020
Racemic epinephrine (racepinephrine).-rationale: racemic epinephrine is an adrenergic that reduces inflammation and edema of the tissue surrounding the trachea in a client with croup. albuterol,...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020
Staying with the client for 15 minutes after starting the infusion-rationale: because most hemolytic reactions occur during the first 15 minutes of a blood transfusion, the nurse should plan to stay...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020
The client\ s cognitive abilities-rationale: the nurse must consider the clients cognitive abilities to understand drug instructions. if the client cant understand the instructions, the nurse must...Read More

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