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Core Concepts in Pharmacology

Nursing

Quiz 10 :

Drugs for Anxiety and Insomnia

Quiz 10 :

Drugs for Anxiety and Insomnia

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According to an evidence-based approach,what is the most productive way to treat anxiety disorders?
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D

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The client will be receiving amitriptyline (Elavil),a tricyclic antidepressant,for chronic anxiety.Which nursing assessment is a priority for this client?
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B

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Which instructions should the nurse provide to the client who is prescribed a benzodiazepine? (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,C

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An elderly client receives temazepam (Restoril)for sleep.Which assessment data is indicative of a potentially serious complication?
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A client taking an MAOI should be instructed to avoid which item?
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What would the nurse teach a client to avoid when taking barbiturates?
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A client has abruptly stopped taking a CNS depressant,and is experiencing withdrawal symptoms.Which symptoms should the nurse expect to see?
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The physician ordered an MAOI for a client with depression.The nurse expects which medication to be ordered?
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A benzodiazepine has been prescribed for a client with short-term insomnia.Which benzodiazepine is appropriate to treat insomnia?
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A client complains of restlessness,fatigue,nervousness,and sleep disturbances.The nurse knows these are symptoms of which clinical disorder?
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The nurse instructs the client that buspirone (BuSpar)has which common side effects?
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A client is being treated for an anxiety disorder.Which types of medications are used to treat anxiety disorders? (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 teenage client is taking duloxetine (Cymbalta)for a generalized anxiety disorder.The dose has been changed by the physician.What adverse effects will the nurse advise the client and family to watch?
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A client has returned from combat,and is re-experiencing combat in dreams and feels helpless and anxious.What disorder does the nurse suspect this client is experiencing?
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A nurse is caring for a client who reports frequent insomnia.Based on the client's assessment,what are the possible causes of insomnia? (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 risk for physical and psychological dependence is high from which class of medications,which is rarely used to treat insomnia or anxiety?
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A client has been taking clonazepam (Klonopin)for chronic anxiety for three years.The client tells the nurse they want to stop the medication.What is the best response by the nurse?
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A female client has been prescribed a tricyclic antidepressant.The nurse will educate this client that most of these medications belong to which pregnancy categories?
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The client receives buspirone (BuSpar)for chronic anxiety.At time of discharge,what is a priority for the nurse to teach the client about the medication?
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The client asks the nurse why a tricyclic antidepressant has not been prescribed for depression.What is the best response by the nurse?
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