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Core Concepts in Pharmacology

Nursing

Quiz 18 :

Drugs for Electrolyte and Acid-Base Imbalances

Quiz 18 :

Drugs for Electrolyte and Acid-Base Imbalances

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A client is in chronic renal failure.Based on this diagnosis,what would the nurse anticipate the client might require regarding medications?
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C

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A client is receiving a diuretic.The nurse will monitor for which adverse effect?
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D

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The client has a pH of 7.6.Which statements are appropriate based on this pH level? (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,E

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A client has been admitted with a mild case of alkalosis.What would the nurse expect to be ordered?
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Why would a client benefit from a thiazide diuretic over a loop diuretic?
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A potassium-sparing diuretic has been prescribed for a client.Based on this prescription,the nurse expects what medication to be ordered?
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The nurse is providing education to a client who has hypokalemia or low potassium level.Which foods high in potassium 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 client is prescribed a potassium supplement and spironolactone (Aldactone).Based on this combination,what outcome does the nurse expect?
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The nurse is caring for a client who has been placed on spironolactone (Aldactone).The nurse assesses this client for hyperkalemia because of which concurrent medication?
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Which prescribed diuretic can also be used for treatment in certain types of glaucoma?
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The nurse is teaching a client who has been placed on a loop diuretic and requires a potassium supplement.What should the nurse include in the teaching session?
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The client is taking furosemide (Lasix)80 mg twice a day.What condition should the nurse monitor this client for?
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The nurse is preparing to discharge a client who is on multiple medications.The client asks the nurse,"Which medication is a loop diuretic?" What is the best response by the nurse?
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The nurse is teaching a client who is diagnosed with renal insufficiency.Which functions of the kidneys 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 client has been prescribed a thiazide diuretic.What are the potential adverse effects of thiazide diuretics? (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 taking spironolactone (Aldactone)but continues to have peripheral edema.Which question by the nurse is the most appropriate?
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Which medication is used to increase red blood cell production in patients with renal failure?
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A client has been diagnosed with hyperkalemia.Which medication would the nurse expect to give?
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The nurse is presenting education regarding the use of diuretics.What conditions should the nurse include in the educational session regarding the use of diuretics? (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 instructing the client about different types of diuretics.What should be included in teaching?
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