NCLEX Pharmacology Quiz 28 Anti-inflammatory And Antineoplastic Drugs

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NCLEX Pharmacology Quiz 28 Anti-inflammatory And Antineoplastic Drugs

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  • 1. 
    As a well-rounded health care provider. you know that corticosteroid therapy is indicated in all of the following conditions except:
    • A. 

      Osteoarthritis

    • B. 

      Rheumatoid arthritis

    • C. 

      Systemic lupus erythematosus

    • D. 

      Acute spinal cord injury

  • 2. 
    Oral steroids are prescribed on a taper in order to:
    • A. 

      Achieve optimal serum levels.

    • B. 

      Ensure drug reliability.

    • C. 

      Ensure compliance.

    • D. 

      Prevent steroid withdrawal syndrome.

  • 3. 
    Orlando who has been taking steroids for rheumatoid arthritis over several years presents with a compression vertebral fracture. This fracture is due to:
    • A. 

      An entirely separate condition.

    • B. 

      The osteoporotic effect of long-term steroid use.

    • C. 

      Deterioration in rheumatoid arthritis.

    • D. 

      An excessively high dose of steroids.

  • 4. 
    Tom is admitted into the emergency department with an acute spinal cord injury. Methylprednisolone is contraindicated for treatment when the injury:
    • A. 

      Is a high cervical lesion.

    • B. 

      Occurred less than 4 hours ago.

    • C. 

      Occurred less than 8 hours ago.

    • D. 

      Occurred more than 8 hours ago.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following statements about intravenous administration of steroids is true?
    • A. 

      Steroids administered intravenously must be diluted.

    • B. 

      Steroids administered intravenously can be either in diluted or undiluted form.

    • C. 

      Steroids should be given IV push only.

    • D. 

      Intravenous administration of steroids is contraindicated in acutely ill clients.

  • 6. 
    An appropriate nursing diagnosis for clients who are taking NSAIDs and anticoagulants would be which of the following?
    • A. 

      Risk for injury related to prolonged bleeding time. inhibition of platelet aggregation. and increased risk of GI bleeding.

    • B. 

      Potential for injury related to GI toxicity and decrease in bleeding time.

    • C. 

      Altered protection related to GI bleeding and increasing platelet aggregation.

    • D. 

      Risk for injury related to thrombocytosis prolonged prothrombin time.

  • 7. 
    Teaching has been adequate when a client being treated with acetylsalicylic acid states:
    • A. 

      “I can crush the pills before i swallow them.”

    • B. 

      “I should take the pills with antacids.”

    • C. 

      “Taking the pills on an empty stomach will help absorption.”

    • D. 

      “If the pills smell like vinegar. I should throw them out.”

  • 8. 
    Which of the following groups of clients are most at risk for GI bleeding from the use of NSAIDs?
    • A. 

      Clients with dysmenorrhea

    • B. 

      Clients with headaches

    • C. 

      Clients with arthritis

    • D. 

      Clients with renal failure

  • 9. 
    To minimize the risk of dyspnea and GI bleeding. OTC ibuprofen is given:
    • A. 

      IV

    • B. 

      With orange juice

    • C. 

      On an empty stomach

    • D. 

      With meals

  • 10. 
    Which of the following NSAIDs is used to prevent thrombosis?
    • A. 

      Motrin

    • B. 

      Toradol

    • C. 

      Aspirin

    • D. 

      Naproxen

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