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50% of the dose is at work

The percentage of drug NOT protein bound is the amount of drug that is free to exert its effect on the bodys issues. A. C. and D are incorrect because protein...Read More

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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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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 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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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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Suicidal thoughts.

Clients may have thoughts about suicide when taking an antidepressant such as amitriptyline. especially clients younger than 24 years old.Options B. C. and D are signs of...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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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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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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Therapeutic and toxic doses

Safety is determined by the degree between therapeutic and toxic doses. Potency and efficacy are not related to safety. Subtherapeutic levels are not part of...Read More

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Answered: Jul 12, 2020
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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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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Administration of an antipyretic.

One of the signs and symptoms of a tricyclic antidepressant overdose is hypothermia. so an administration of an antipyretic will not help in the...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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