Core Concepts in Pharmacology

Nursing

Quiz 29 :

Drugs for Neoplasia

Quiz 29 :

Drugs for Neoplasia

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The nurse is caring for a client who is receiving doxorubicin (Adriamycin).Which serious adverse effect will the nurse monitor this client for during the assessment?
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A

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The nurse is caring for a client who has a tumor.The client is confused and states,"the healthcare provider used another term and I just want to be sure we are all on the same page." Which term does the nurse anticipate that the healthcare provider used when talking with the client?
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D

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The nurse is reviewing methotrexate (Rheumatrex).Which types of tumors or cancers is this medication an effective part of the treatment regimen? (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 distinguishing differences between malignant and benign tumors.Which tumors would the nurse include in the list of benign tumors? (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 client asks the nurse to explain ways to decrease the risk of cancer.Which items are appropriate for the nurse to include in client teaching? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)has been prescribed orally for a client.What is the rationale for why this medication has been prescribed orally for this client?
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The client asks the nurse what the possible treatments for cancer are.Which responses by the nurse are appropriate? (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 teaching a client about the adverse effects of anticancer drugs.Which topics 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 explains to the client why combination therapy and special dosing schedules are used to treat cancer.Which client response indicates the need for further teaching?
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The nurse is teaching a client about the general goals of chemotherapy.What items 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 caring for a client who is diagnosed with Kaposi sarcoma.Which medication does the nurse anticipate to be included in the plan of care?
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A client is diagnosed with bone cancer,and is placed on methotrexate (Mexate).What is the correct classification for this medication?
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A client recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer is concerned about alopecia while taking cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan).Which response by the client reflects understanding of the teaching of cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)?
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A client with breast cancer is started on chemotherapy.Her daughter is started on the same drug prophylactically.The daughter is considered high risk for developing breast cancer.Which medication does the nurse anticipate has been prescribed to both the client and her daughter?
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The nurse educates the client on possible side effects of chemotherapy.What should not be included in the teaching?
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A client asks whether a benign tumor is cancerous.What is the best response by the nurse?
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The nurse is providing education to a client who has recently been diagnosed with cancer.Which statements are true regarding cancer cells? (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 who experiences nausea and vomiting with each treatment of chemotherapy.What should the nurse advise the client to do to decrease nausea and vomiting?
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A client with hairy cell leukemia complains of flu-like symptoms including fever,chill,dizziness,and fatigue during the first few weeks of chemotherapy.Which medication on the client's medication administration record (MAR)does the nurse anticipate is causing these symptoms?
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The client asks the nurse why cancer is difficult to cure.Which statement by the nurse is the most appropriate?
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