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Core Concepts in Pharmacology

Nursing

Quiz 31 :

Drugs for Gastrointestinal Disorders

Quiz 31 :

Drugs for Gastrointestinal Disorders

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Which client is at the greatest risk for developing an acid-base imbalance or electrolyte disorder?
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B

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The nurse is caring for a client who is experiencing constipation.Which type of laxative can be taken prophylactically to prevent constipation?
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B

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The nurse is teaching a client about the structures of the GI tract.Which structures 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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A,C

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A client was placed on ranitidine (Zantac)2 days ago,and continues to complain of ulcer pain.What is the best response by the nurse?
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Which drug produces a bowel movement in 1-6 hours,and should not be used on a regular basis because of the possibility of fluid and electrolyte depletion?
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A client asks the nurse why two antibiotics have been prescribed to treat H.pylori.What is the best response by the nurse?
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What symptom is more common to a duodenal ulcer than a gastric ulcer?
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A client is discharged from emergency department experiencing severe vomiting and is prescribed prochlorperazine (Compazine)10 mg,three times daily.What is the most effective route of administration for this medication?
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A client has just been diagnosed with peptic ulcer disease.What first-choice drug does the nurse anticipate will be prescribed for this client?
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A client complains of nausea and vomiting.Which medication would not be prescribed for this client?
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Which drugs are the most effective for treating severe diarrhea? (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 instruction is most appropriate for a client who is prescribed pancrelipase (Cotazym)?
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Which type of laxative causes peristalsis by irritating the bowel?
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The nurse is caring for a client who is being treated for peptic ulcer disease.Which medication should the client be taught to avoid?
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Which classifications of medication do antiemetic drugs belong to? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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An ulcer caused by H.pylori can be successfully treated with which classification of drugs?
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Patients should be advised not to overuse laxatives,because the smooth muscle in the colon can lose its tone.What condition should the nurse warn the client can occur if this happens?
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What are the risk factors associated with peptic ulcer disease? (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 taking an opioid for pain relief following abdominal surgery.The client complains of constipation.Which statements indicate understanding by the client? (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 diagnosed with pancreatic insufficiency.Which treatment option does the nurse anticipate for this client?
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