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tetracycline 500 mg PO q6h

Mrs. Johanson’s physician has prescribed tetracycline 500 mg PO q6h. While assessing Mrs. Johanson’s nursing history for allergies, the nurse notes that Mrs. Johanson is also taking oral contraceptives. What is the most appropriate initial nursing intervention?  A. Administer the dose of tetracycline.  B. Notify the physician that Mrs. Johanson is taking oral contraceptives.  C. Tell Mrs. […]

client with clinical depression

Nurse Celine is caring for a client with clinical depression who is receiving an MAO inhibitor. When providing instructions about precautions with this medication, the nurse should instruct the client to:  A. Avoid chocolate and cheese.  B. Take frequent naps.  C. Take the medication with milk. D. Avoid walking without assistance. GET NUMBER 1 COLLEGE ESSAY […]

client with congestive heart failure

While providing home care to a client with congestive heart failure, the nurse is asked how long diuretics must be taken. The best response to this client should be:  A. “As you urinate more, you will need less medication to control fluid.”  B. “You will have to take this medication for about a year.”  C. “The medication […]

rheumatic fever

George, age 8, is admitted with rheumatic fever. Which clinical finding indicates to the nurse that George needs to continue taking the salicylates he had received at home?  A. Chorea  B. Polyarthritis  C. Subcutaneous nodules D. Erythema marginatum nursing writing Key Features of The APA Essay Format

gauge of catheter

An order is written to start an IV on a 74-year-old client who is getting ready to go to the operating room for a total hip replacement. What gauge of catheter would best meet the needs of this client?  A. 18  B. 20  C. 21 butterfly D. 25 nursing essay writing Key Features of The APA Essay Format

acute exacerbation of rheumatoid arthritis

A client with an acute exacerbation of rheumatoid arthritis is admitted to the hospital for treatment. Which drug, used to treat clients with rheumatoid arthritis, has both an anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive effect?  A. Gold sodium thiomalate (Myochrysine)  B. Azathioprine (Imuran)  C. Prednisone (Deltasone) D. Naproxen (Naprosyn) How to Write A Nursing Essay Like a Pro How […]

TPN therapy

A 2-year-old child is receiving temporary total parenteral nutrition (TPN) through a central venous line. This is the first day of TPN therapy. Although all of the following nursing actions must be included in the plan of care of this child, which one would be a priority at this time?  A. Use aseptic technique during […]

initial total parenteral nutrition solution

Nurse Jamie is administering the initial total parenteral nutrition solution to a client. Which of the following assessments requires the nurse’s immediate attention?  A. Temperature of 37.5 degrees Celsius.  B. Urine output of 300 cc in 4 hours.  C. Poor skin turgor. D. Blood glucose of 350 mg/dl.  Nursing essay How To Draft An MLA Essay Format Piece

intravenous gamma globulin

Nurse Susan administered intravenous gamma globulin to an 18 month-old child with AIDS. The parent asks why this medication is being given. What is the nurse’s best response?  A. “It will slow down the replication of the virus.”  B. “This medication will improve your child’s overall health status.”  C. “This medication is used to prevent bacterial infections.” […]

total parenteral nutrition (TPN)

When caring for a client with total parenteral nutrition (TPN), what is the most important action on the part of the nurse?  A. Record the number of stools per day.  B. Maintain strict intake and output records.  C. Sterile technique for dressing change at IV site. D. Monitor for cardiac arrhythmias. How to Write A Nursing Essay Like […]