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Pharmacology for Nurses Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 26 :

Drugs for Coagulation Disorders

Quiz 26 :

Drugs for Coagulation Disorders

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The client receives enoxaparin (Lovenox) postoperatively. The nurse teaches the client about this medication and evaluates that learning has occurred when he makes which statement?
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B

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The physician orders enoxaparin (Lovenox) for the postoperative client. What is the best administration technique by the nurse?
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A

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The nursing instructor is teaching student nurses about the process of hemostasis after an injury. What does the nursing instructor include as the initial event in this process?
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D

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The client receives warfarin (Coumadin). The nurse notes that the client's morning international normalized ratio (INR) is 7. What are the priority nursing interventions at this time?
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The physician orders pentoxifylline (Trental) for the client with peripheral vascular disease. The nurse has completed medication education and determines that learning has occurred when the client makes which statement(s)? Select all that apply.
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The nurse is managing care for a client with a DVT (deep vein thrombosis) of the right calf. The client receives heparin intravenously (IV). What is the priority outcome for this client?
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The client receives warfarin (Coumadin). The nurse plans to teach the client to avoid which foods that are served for lunch?
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The nurse is managing care for a client with cirrhosis of the liver. The nurse teaches the client about how to avoid injury that may result in bleeding. The client asks the nurse why he is at risk to start bleeding. What is the best response by the nurse?
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The client receives an appropriate dose of warfarin (Coumadin), but the international normalized ratio (INR) is in the high range. The client denies taking any aspirin products. What is the best assessment question to ask the client at this time?
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The client is being discharged on warfarin (Coumadin) following a valve replacement. The nurse has completed medication education and determines that learning has occurred when the client makes which statement?
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The new mother receives heparin. She asks the nurse if she can breast -feed her baby. What is the most therapeutic response by the nurse?
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A woman brings her husband to the emergency department and tells the nurse that her husband just had a stroke. The physician verifies a thrombotic cerebral vascular accident (CVA) occurred and wishes to use alteplase (Activase). What priority assessment question will the nurse ask the wife?
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The client has a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and is admitted for initial heparin therapy. Which order(s) would the nurse want to validate with the physician? Select all that apply.
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The client receives heparin. During the morning assessment of the client, the nurse notes that the client's blood pressure and red blood cell (RBC) count are low. There is no evidence of bleeding on the bed linen or the client's gown. What will the best assessment of this client reveal?
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The client receives warfarin (Coumadin) and becomes pregnant. The physician changes her anticoagulant to enoxaparin (Lovenox). She asks the nurse "Why did the doctor do that"? What is the best explanation by the nurse?
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