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Pharmacology for Nurses Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 18 :

Drugs for Degenerative Diseases of the Nervous System

Quiz 18 :

Drugs for Degenerative Diseases of the Nervous System

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The client receives aspirin, a multivitamin, and an antihistamine every day. What is the best instruction by the nurse prior to administering carbidopa -levodopa (Sinemet)?
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C

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The nurse plans care for a client with Parkinson's disease. What will the best plan of the nurse include?
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A

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The client receives carbidopa -levodopa (Sinemet). The nurse has completed medication education and determines that learning has occurred when the client makes which statement?
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C

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The client receives carbidopa -levodopa (Sinemet). What will the best teaching of the nurse include as relates to this medication?
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The client is diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. The client's wife asks the nurse how taking medicine will help her husband. What is the best response by the nurse?
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The client receives trihexyphenidyl (PMS - trihexyphenidyl) for Parkinson's disease. Which assessment data will the nurse report to the physician?
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The client receives donepezil (Aricept) as treatment for Alzheimer's disease. Which laboratory test(s) will the nurse primarily assess?
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The client has Parkinson's disease, and develops depression. What is the best education the nurse can give the client's family?
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The client receives benztropine (Apo -benztropine) and tells the nurse he is going on a Caribbean cruise. Which statement would be included in the best plan of the nurse?
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The nurse is teaching a class for caregivers of clients with Alzheimer's disease. The nurse determines that learning has occurred when the caregivers make which statement?
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The client has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. What is the best medication education the nurse gives to the client's husband?
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The nurse prepares to administer benztropine (Apo -Benztropine) to the client. The nurse holds the dose and notifies the physician based on which assessment finding?
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The nurse plans to teach a class about Alzheimer's disease to a caregiver's support group. What will the best plan of the nurse include? Select all that apply.
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Several senior citizens have asked the nurse to do a presentation on degenerative diseases. What does the nurse plan to teach as the most common degenerative diseases? Select all that apply.
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The elderly client receives carbidopa -levodopa (Sinemet). The nurse is primarily concerned about which problem with this client?
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