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Core Concepts in Pharmacology

Nursing

Quiz 17 :

Drugs for Lipid Disorders

Quiz 17 :

Drugs for Lipid Disorders

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The client has an HDL cholesterol value of 38 mg/dL.What is the most appropriate interpretation of this value by the nurse?
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The client is going to be started on cholestyramine (Questran),6 mg,three times daily.What instruction should the nurse provide to this client?
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The nurse is providing medication instructions for a client taking colesevelam (Welchol).What should the nurse include in the teaching session?
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Which client statement demonstrates understanding of the link between cardiovascular disease and high cholesterol?
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According to the nurse instructing the client,which foods contain high amounts of omega-3 fatty acids? (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 diagnosed with hyperlipidemia and is being educated on types of food to include in his diet.What is the most appropriate nursing diagnosis for this client?
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The client asks how the body gets rid of cholesterol.Which response by the nurse is the most appropriate?
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Therapeutic lifestyle changes that can control high blood cholesterol levels include what percentage of total caloric intake as saturated fat?
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The physician tells the nurse an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor has been ordered.What is another name for the type of drug?
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The nurse is caring for a client who is prescribed bile acid resins.Which adverse reactions should be included in the teaching session regarding this 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 client has been taking nicotinic acid.Which adverse effects are common with nicotinic acid? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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What is the term for a medical condition,caused by statins,in which the muscle tissue becomes extremely inflamed,resulting in the breakdown of muscle?
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The nurse is caring for a client who asks why LDL (low-density lipoprotein)is called the "bad" cholesterol.Which response by the nurse is most appropriate?
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The nurse is caring for a client who is taking simvastatin (Zocor).What should the nurse instruct this client to avoid while taking this medication?
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The client asks which components of the lipid profile should be low.What is the most appropriate response by the nurse?
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Which lifestyle changes should the nurse recommend to the client to lower blood lipid levels? (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 how atorvastatin (Lipitor)will help lower cholesterol.Which response by the nurse is most appropriate?
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What drug classification is considered the drug of choice to decrease triglyceride levels?
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The nurse is educating a group of clients on how high cholesterol leads to heart disease.Which explanation regarding high cholesterol is most appropriate?
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The nurse is caring for a client who has high cholesterol.The client asks which type of cholesterol is the good cholesterol.Which response by the nurse is most appropriate?
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