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Activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT).

Activated partial thromboplastin time assess the therapeutic level of heparin.Option A: Assess the therapeutic level of warfarin sodium...Read More

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Phentolamine.

In a hypertensive emergency. the first goal is to bring down the blood pressure as quickly as possible with intravenous (IV) blood pressure medications to prevent further...Read More

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I will take Ecotrin (Enteric coated aspirin) for my headaches”.

Ecotrin is an aspirin-containing product and should be avoided due to the risk of bleeding.

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Complaints of pain at site of infusion

A vesicant is a chemotherapeutic agent capable of causing blistering of tissues and possible tissue necrosis if there is extravasation. These agents...Read More

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Sterile technique for dressing change at IV site

Clients receiving TPN are very susceptible to infection. The concentrated glucose solutions are a good medium for bacterial growth. Strict...Read More

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Complaints of dyspnea.

Complaints of dyspnea is a sign of bronchospasm which is one of the serious complication of beta blockers.Options A and B shows a decrease in the blood pressure and...Read More

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Reduction of excess fat in feces.

Pancrelipase is used to help improve food digestion in certain conditions (cystic fibrosis. pancreatitis) where the pancreas is not working properly. This...Read More

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Avoid becoming dehydrated during exercise.

Lithium toxicity usually occurs during chronic treatment because of reduced drug excretion (dehydration. worsening renal function. concurrent...Read More

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Muscle rigidity and high fever.

Serotonin syndrome symptoms include high body temperature. agitation. muscle rigidity. tremor. sweating. dilated pupils. and diarrhea.

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Prednisone (Deltasone)

Gold sodium thiomalate is usually used in combination with aspirin and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to relieve pain. Gold has an immunosuppressive affect....Read More

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Change position slowly.

Risperidone (Risperdal) can cause orthostatic hypotension so instruct the client to change positions slowly to avoid it.Option A: The medication is taken with food...Read More

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Vomiting.

Bradypnea (slow breathing) is not associated with digitalis toxicity. Bradycardia is associated with digitalis toxicity. Although children with congestive heart failure often have...Read More

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Height and weight.

Methylphenidate (Ritalin) may cause slow growth. The nurse will need to keep track of the clients height and weight to make sure that there is a normal growth and...Read More

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Restrict alcohol intake.

Baclofen is a skeletal muscle relaxant. The client should be cautioned against the use of alcohol and other central nervous system depressants because baclofen...Read More

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Myelosuppression.

Vomiting (emesis) is initiated by a nucleus of cells located in the medulla called the vomiting center. This center coordinates a complex series of events involving...Read More

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