Pharmacotherapeutics

Nursing

Quiz 17 :

Nutrition and Complimentary Therapies

Quiz 17 :

Nutrition and Complimentary Therapies

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A patient's physical assessment reveals cheilosis, glossitis, vascularization of the cornea, and pruritic dermatitis of the scrotum and vulva. The provider will test for which vitamin deficiency?
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The provider prescribes iron supplements to treat a patient's anemia. The provider advises the patient to take the iron with which food to facilitate absorption?
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A patient who is malnourished reports difficulty seeing at night. The provider will order a laboratory test that checks for a deficiency of which fat-soluble vitamin?
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A patient is prescribed an immunosuppressant for rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The prescriber will caution this patient to avoid which dietary supplement?
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A patient with postoperative hemorrhage admits taking, but not reporting, multiple dietary supplements. Which dietary supplement does the provider identify as a likely contributor to the patient's bleeding?
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A patient uses St. John's wort in addition to regular prescription drugs. Which effect of this dietary supplement would most concern the provider?
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A patient is prescribed medication for hyperlipidemia. The patient asks about using flaxseed supplements to increase fiber. What response will the provider give this patient?
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A patient who uses nutritional therapy to manage an elevated cholesterol level reports experiencing flushing after taking these supplements. The provider will question the patient concerning intake of which vitamin?
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A patient is prescribed phentermine and topiramate to help with weight loss. When the patient asks why topiramate is necessary, how will the provider respond?
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The provider prescribes orlistat for a patient with a body mass index of 30. Which statement by the patient indicates an understanding of this drug's actions?
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A patient has a 3% weight loss after taking phentermine and topiramate for 6 months. What action will the provider take in response to the weight loss?
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A patient takes orlistat, warfarin], and levothyroxine What action will the provider take based on this medication history?
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A patient who recently immigrated from a third world country is thin and malnourished. The provider notes that the patient has loose and missing teeth, gingivitis, and bleeding gums as well as multiple sores and ecchymoses. What vitamin deficiency does the provider suspect?
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A pregnant patient asks about the risks and benefits of using ginger root to treat morning sickness during pregnancy. After a discussion with the provider, which patient's statement indicates a need for further teaching?
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A patient with severe alcohol use disorder is brought to the emergency department with ataxia, double-vision, and confusion. The examination reveals nystagmus. Which vitamin will the provider prescribe?
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A patient with a body mass index (BMI) of 28 is prescribed orlistat. Which statement by the patient indicates understanding of the teaching provided by the provider?
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A patient admitted to the emergency department with abdominal pain tells the provider he has been taking kava. Which action will the provider take based on this information?
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A pregnant patient discusses nutrition and vitamin supplements with her provider. Which statement by the patient indicates an understanding of the use of nutrition and supplements during pregnancy?
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A female patient with type 1 diabetes and obesity is prescribed lorcaserin to help with weight loss. What statement will the provide include when teaching this patient about lorcaserin?
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