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Core Concepts in Pharmacology

Nursing

Quiz 36 :

Drugs for Bone and Joint Disorders

Quiz 36 :

Drugs for Bone and Joint Disorders

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A client asks the nurse to explain why a prescription for calcitriol (Calcijex)has been given when vitamin D is available without a prescription.What is the best response by the nurse?
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D

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The nurse is caring for a woman with osteoporosis.Based on this diagnosis,the nurse teaches the woman that she is at risk for fractures to occur in which locations? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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A,B,D,E

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The nurse is assessing a client who is diagnosed with hypocalcemia.What findings does the nurse anticipate?
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D

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A client asks the nurse how to prevent gout attacks.Which responses are appropriate by the nurse? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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Which medications are used to treat rheumatoid arthritis? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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The nurse is caring for a client with arthritis.The client would like to explore the use of an inexpensive natural alternative to anti-inflammatory drugs.Which remedy would the nurse recommend?
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What will the nurse teach a client who is taking antigout medication?
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What is the drug of choice for the pharmacotherapy of Paget disease?
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A client is taking colchicine for gouty arthritis.What should the nurse include in the medication teaching for this client regarding adverse reactions?
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A client has been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis.Which medication would be appropriate to treat this client?
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A client has been prescribed raloxifene (Evista).What information about side effects should the nurse include in the client teaching about the medication? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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The nurse is educating a client about the importance of calcium and vitamin D.Why are these items important for bone health?
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The nurse explains to the female client the risk factors for osteoporosis.What risk factors should the nurse include in the teaching session? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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The nurse is providing teaching to a client who is at risk for osteoporosis.Which risk factors are considered modifiable? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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A client has been prescribed alendronate (Fosamax).Which condition would this medication not be used to treat?
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The nurse is caring for a client who is receiving sodium hyaluronate (Hyalgan)injections.What should the nurse include in the medication teaching?
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A client diagnosed with osteoarthritis asks the nurse what different types of treatment are available.Which treatments will the nurse include in the response? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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A client has been prescribed a PO vitamin D supplement.Which supplement does the nurse anticipate will be administered? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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A client is admitted with hypocalcemia.What are possible causes of hypocalcemia? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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The nurse is caring for a client with Paget disease.This client is considered to be late in the progression of the disease.Which disorders is this client at risk for developing?
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