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Core Concepts in Pharmacology

Nursing

Quiz 7 :

The Role of Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Pharmacology

Quiz 7 :

The Role of Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Pharmacology

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The client asks whether "natural" products are superior to prescription medication.What is the best response by the nurse?
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C

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What are the common characteristics of CAM therapies? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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B,C,D

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A client asks the nurse whether there are any regulatory controls on herbal or dietary supplements.Which response by the nurse is most appropriate?
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A

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Which intervention should the nurse implement to identify allergic or other adverse reactions when first administering an herbal product?
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What herbal product is most appropriate for the nurse to advise the menopausal client to take in order to alleviate her symptoms?
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A nurse is collecting medication information from a patient.The patient tells the nurse that she does not take any medications,but she does take a supplement of fish oil.What is the role of a supplement?
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The nurse is explaining to a client why it is important to discuss all herbal medications with the healthcare provider.The nurse knows the potential for drug interaction increases in which client populations? (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 asks the nurse why herbal therapy use has increased over time.Which response by the nurse is the most appropriate?
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The nurse is educating a client on the characteristics of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).Which characteristic should the nurse not include in the teaching?
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A client asks the nurse to explain what a dietary supplement is and how these supplements are regulated.What responses by the nurse are most 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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What are the weaknesses of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA)? (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 asks the nurse whether the liquid form of an herbal product is the same as the solid form.What is the nurse's best response?
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CAM includes biological therapies and alternate healthcare systems.What is an example of an alternate healthcare system?
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The nurse understands the recent increase in popularity of herbal products.What is not a reason for this increase in popularity?
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Which statement by the nurse is the most appropriate in regards to the regulation of dietary supplements by the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act?
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Although used for many years by various cultures,the effectiveness (or ineffectiveness)of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)therapies has only recently been of interest.What explanation by the nurse regarding this phenomenon is the most appropriate?
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A client asks the nurse about the benefits of yoga and meditation.The nurse plans a response based on the fact that yoga and meditation are which type of CAM?
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Which statement by the nurse is incorrect regarding herbal therapy?
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Why is it difficult for a client to be sure that the herbal product purchased at one store is made in the same strength as a different brand at another store?
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Which is correct regarding specialty supplements and herbal supplements?
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