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Foundations and Adult Health Nursing Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 55 :

Care of the Patient With an Immune Disorder

Quiz 55 :

Care of the Patient With an Immune Disorder

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The nurse recommends to the busy mother of three that the antihistamine fexofenadine (Allegra)would be more beneficial than diphenhydramine (Benadryl)because Allegra:
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What is the etiology of autoimmune diseases based on?
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The nurse explains that when the patient received tetanus antitoxin with the antibodies in it,the patient received a ___________ type of immunity.
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What would the nurse recommend for a 94-year-old home health patient with deteriorated cell-mediated immunity?
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What is the purpose of plasmapheresis in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis?
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What is the term for transplantation of tissue between members of the same species?
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A patient is undergoing immunotherapy on a perennial basis.With this form of treatment,what should the patient receive?
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What is the substance released by the T cells that stimulates the lymphocytes to attack an inflammation?
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The nurse takes into consideration that when the antigen and antibody react,the complement system is activated which:
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What should the nurse include to assess for in the plan of care for a patient undergoing plasmapheresis?
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The patient who had an asthma-like reaction to a desensitization shot was medicated with a subcutaneous injection of epinephrine.What effect should the nurse assure the anxious patient this will have?
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Which person is most at risk for a hypersensitivity reaction?
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In which patient should the nurse be most concerned about immunodeficiency disorder?
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How does normal aging change the immune system?
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Immediately after the nurse administers an intradermal injection of a suspected antigen during allergy testing,the patient complains of itching at the site,weakness,and dizziness.Which action by the nurse is most appropriate initially?
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An anxious patient enters the emergency room with angioedema of the lips and tongue,dyspnea,urticaria,and wheezing after having eaten a peanut butter sandwich.What should be the nurse's first intervention?
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Health care facilities have reduced the incidence of serious latex reactions by:
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Which of the following is an example of immunocompetence?
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A patient who works in a plant nursery and has suffered an allergic reaction to a bee sting is stabilized and prepared for discharge from the clinic.During discussion of prevention and management of further allergic reactions,the nurse identifies a need for additional teaching based on which comment?
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A patient is admitted with a secondary immunodeficiency from chemotherapy.The nursing plan of care should include provisions for:
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