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Core Concepts in Pharmacology

Nursing

Quiz 20 :

Drugs for Heart Failure

Quiz 20 :

Drugs for Heart Failure

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A client has been diagnosed with right-sided heart failure.What does the nurse expect to observe when assessing this client?
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D

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The client is receiving milrinone (Primacor).Which side effect is potentially life-threatening for this drug?
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A

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The client has been prescribed a vasodilator for the treatment of heart failure.The nurse knows there are two vasodilators used to treat heart failure.Which vasodilators does the nurse anticipate? (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 who has a history of angina and hypertension now complains of fatigue,shortness of breath,and cough.Based on this assessment finding,what does the nurse suspect that the client might be developing?
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A client has been prescribed lisinopril (Prinivil),and asks the nurse to explain the common side effects of this drug.What is the best response by the nurse?
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The nurse is instructing a group of students about the ability to increase the strength of a cardiac contraction.Which medical term is appropriate for the nurse to use when referring to this topic?
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The nurse is caring for a client receiving ACE inhibitor therapy for heart failure.Which statements are true regarding ACE inhibitor treatment of heart failure? (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 recently prescribed digoxin (Lanoxin).Which teaching point indicates the correct primary action of this medication?
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A client has been prescribed carvedilol (Coreg)to treat heart failure.Which statements are true regarding carvedilol (Coreg)and treatment of heart failure? (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 an ACE inhibitor to treat heart failure.Which medication is an ACE inhibitor?
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A client has been prescribed furosemide (Lasix)for heart failure.What does the nurse know about furosemide (Lasix)in regards to its choice of treatment?
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The nurse is caring for a client receiving furosemide (Lasix)for heart failure.What symptoms will the nurse monitor while the client is receiving this medication?
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Which medication is reserved for clients unable to tolerate the adverse effects of ACE inhibitors?
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The client asks the nurse to explain heart failure.Which statement should be included in the teaching by the nurse?
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The client with digoxin (Lanoxin)toxicity might exhibit which symptoms? (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 disorders are associated with an increased risk for heart failure? (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 physician tells the nurse that a thiazide diuretic has been prescribed for the client.The nurse expects which medication to be prescribed?
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Which medications are second-choice pharmacotherapy for heart failure? (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 the first choices of pharmacotherapy for heart failure? (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 checks the serum digoxin level for a client,and the result is 2.0 mg/mL.The nurse anticipates which medication to be ordered because of this level?
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