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Pharmacology for Nurses Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 25 :

Drugs for Dysrhythmias

Quiz 25 :

Drugs for Dysrhythmias

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The nurse completes medication education with a client who receives propranolol (Inderal). The nurse evaluates the education as effective when the client makes which statement?
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C

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The client with diabetes mellitus, type 1 is receiving propranolol (Inderal). What is the best outcome for this client?
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A

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The physician has ordered amiodarone (Cordarone). Prior to starting this medication, the nurse would alert the physician to which laboratory result?
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D

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The client receives amiodarone (Cordarone). The nurse would be concerned about which additional medication that a consulting physician might order?
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The client receives verapamil (Isoptin). The client tells the nurse that he is nervous about taking this medicine. What is the best response by the nurse?
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The client tells the nurse, "This educational video you gave me shows normal electrical conduction through the heart, but I still don't understand it. Can you explain it to me"? What is(are) the nurse's best response(s)? Select all that apply.
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The client receives verapamil (Isoptin). The client asks the nurse if it is okay to take herbal supplements with this medicine. What is the best response by the nurse?
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The client tells the nurse, "My doctor says I have atrial fibrillation. Is this serious and how is it treated?" What is(are) the best response(s) by the nurse? Select all that apply.
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The male client has been receiving propranolol (Inderal) for treatment of a dysrhythmia for 6 weeks. What is an important question for the nurse to ask the client when assessing medication compliance?
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The client asks the nurse, "My doctor said I need cardioversion for my dysrhythmia. Why can't I just take medication"? What is the nurse's best response?
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The client says to the nurse, "My neighbour said my antidysrhythmic drug can actually cause me to have irregular heartbeats. How can this be?" What is the nurse's best answer?
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The client is receiving procainamide hydrochloride (Pronestyl) for treatment of a dysrhythmia. What is the best client outcome for medication compliance?
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The nurse has been teaching a class on dysrhythmias to a group of clients with this disorder. The nurse determines that teaching has been effective when a client makes which statement?
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The nurse is teaching a class on rhythm abnormalities to clients who have experienced dysrhythmias. The nurse knows that teaching has been effective when a client makes which statement?
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The nurse is managing care for a group of clients receiving antidysrhythmic medication. Which assessment data will the nurse report to the physician?
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