The client is receiving gemfibrozil (Lopid). The nurse has completed discharge instructions about this medication. The nurse recognizes that teaching has been effective when the client makes which statement?
The client has serum cholesterol levels of: Low density lipoprotein (LDL) = 3.37 mmol/L High density lipoprotein (HDL) = 0.9 mmol/L
Low density lipoprotein (LDL)/high density lipoprotein (HDL) ratio = 3.7 In planning care with this client, what is the best outcome?
The client tells the nurse that his doctor wants him to take a medication for his high cholesterol, but he doesn't know which one would be best. What is (are) the best response(s) by the nurse? Select all that apply.
The nurse has completed nutritional teaching with the client who has a high low density lipoprotein (LDL) level. The nurse recognizes that teaching has been effective when the client makes which menu choice?
The client is receiving cholestryamine (Novo -Cholamine, PMS -Cholestyramine), and complains of constipation. The physician orders bisacodyl (Ducolax) tablets. When is the best time for the nurse to administer the bisacodyl (Ducolax) tablets?