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Pharmacology for Nurses Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 11 :

Emergency Preparedness and Poisonings

Quiz 11 :

Emergency Preparedness and Poisonings

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The client has been exposed to a nerve agent. For which symptoms will the nurse most likely assess?
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A

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The client was exposed to cutaneous anthrax 2 weeks ago. What will the nurse see when assessing the client's skin?
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D

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The client tells the nurse that she is concerned about terrorist activity and questions if everyone should be immunized against smallpox. What is the best response by the nurse?
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A

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The nurse works for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In planning for a bioterrorist attack, what will the best plan of the nurse include? Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected. Select all that apply.
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A small nuclear weapon has been detonated in a nearby city. Which immediate symptoms of radiation sickness will the nurse assess in clients who have been exposed?
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A nurse who is presenting community education states, "Drugs are among our most powerful weapons for emergency preparedness." What additional statements, made by the nurse, would support this statement? Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected. Select all that apply.
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The client comes to the emergency department with an anxiety attack. He or she tells the nurse he heard that there was another anthrax attack in the capitol, and is concerned about running out of medications. What is the best response by the nurse?
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A student nurse asks a nurse what items are found within the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS). What is the nurse's best response?
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The nurse is preparing an educational plan for parents about how to protect their children if a bioterrorist attack occurs. What is the best information to include?
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The nurse is teaching a class on anthrax to a group of emergency response workers. The nurse plans to include which of the following?
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The nurse conducts a seminar in a local community center on how citizens can be affected by radiation from a nuclear attack. The nurse determines that the education is effective when the clients make which statement?
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Following a bioterrorism attack, the nurse finds that the victims are suffering from small, black lesions on their forearms. The nurse collaborates with the healthcare provider to treat exposure to which agent?
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The nurse administers potassium iodide (KI) tablets to a client who has been exposed to radiation from a nuclear weapon. What is the rationale for administering potassium iodide (KI) to this client?
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A client is admitted to the emergency department with suspected exposure to anthrax. The nurse anticipates the healthcare provider will prescribe which medication?
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A nurse is planning a presentation regarding anthrax. What should the nurse include? Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected. Select all that apply.
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A nurse is caring for a client who has been exposed to a nerve agent. Which antidote will the nurse plan to administer?
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The nurse is teaching the importance of drugs for emergency preparedness to local firemen. The nurse determines that learning has occurred when the firemen make which statements? Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected. Select all that apply.
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The nursing instructor is teaching student nurses about the use of viruses in a bioterrorism attack. The nurse determines that learning has occurred when the students make which statement?
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The client has been exposed to anthrax. The nurse anticipates administering which of the following drugs?
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A nurse is planning a discussion of emergency preparedness with newly hired nurses. Which events would this nurse use as historical examples of terrorism? Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected. Select all that apply.
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