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Pharmacology for Nurses Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 34 :

Drugs for Viral Infections

Quiz 34 :

Drugs for Viral Infections

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The client has acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and has just learned she is pregnant. She tearfully asks the nurse if her baby will die of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). What is the best outcome for this client?
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D

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The physician orders amantadine (Symmetrel) for a client with influenza. Which part of the client's health history would the nurse report to the physician prior to administering amantadine (Symmetrel)?
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C

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The client has just begun highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) therapy for the treatment of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). Which teaching point is a priority for this client?
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C

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The nurse does health teaching with a client who has acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and who has been started on antiviral medications. The nurse recognizes teaching has been effective when the client makes which statement?
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The client receives acyclovir (Zovirax) as treatment for herpes simplex type 1 virus (genital herpes). What is the best, expected outcome for this client?
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The client with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) asks the nurse why he must take so many medications. What is the best response by the nurse?
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The client receives zidovudine (Retrovir) for treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Which assessment data indicates an adverse reaction to zidovudine (Retrovir)?
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The client receives delavirdine (Rescriptor) as treatment for acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). The nurse assesses the client for which serious adverse effect?
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The nurse plans to teach a client with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection about zidovudine (Retrovir). What will the best plan of the nurse include? Select all that apply.
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The nurse provides care for clients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). Which laboratory test is the best indicator of effective treatment with antiviral medications?
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The nurse accidentally sticks herself with a needle after starting an intravenous (IV) line on a client with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). The nurse tells the supervisor about the accident. What is the best initial response by the supervisor to decrease anxiety in the Nurse?
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The nurse teaches clients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) about the importance of taking their medications as prescribed. What does the nurse recognize as the primary factor for medication noncompliance in the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) population?
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The client asks the nurse why there aren't better drugs for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection when so much money is spent on research. What is the best response by the nurse?
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The client receives acyclovir (Zovirax) for treatment of genital herpes. What is a priority assessment by the nurse?
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The nurse educates clients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) about the nature of viruses. The nurse evaluates that learning has occurred when the clients make which response(s). Select all that apply.
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