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Medication Questions and Answers (Q&A)

Anika Nicole, Wordsmith
Answered: May 10, 2018
IM (Intramuscular) Injections are required to manage medications or vaccines. The best and safest muscle for IM Injections in the infants (birth to 12 months of age) is Vastus lateralis muscle in...Read More

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L. Sevigny, Doctor
Answered: Oct 15, 2018
If you have high blood pressure, that means that your blood pumps faster through the heart at a quicker pace than what is considered to be normal. If this is the case, then you should go to your...Read More

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T. Moore, Writer
Answered: Dec 04, 2018
Previous answers have indicated that the correct protocol would be to gently aspirate the IV to check for a blood return. In this case, a blood return on the IV could certainly mean that the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Dec 01, 2020
A nurse can implement medication orders quickly.-rationale: a floor stock system enables a nurse to implement medication orders quickly. it doesnt allow for pharmacist input, nor does it minimize...Read More

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K.Paul
Answered: Dec 11, 2017
When a person is suffering from constipation, then this person may receive an enema. In many cases, patients are required to get enemas due to certain injuries and problems. However, the patient...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Dec 01, 2020
Independent-rationale. Nursing interventions are classified as independent, interdependent, or dependent. Altering the drug schedule to coincide with the clients daily routine represents an...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Dec 01, 2020
Elevating the affected limb, applying warm compresses, and administering phentolamine (regitine) as ordered-rationale: if extravasation occurs with dopamine administration, the nurse should elevate...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Dec 01, 2020
Acetaminophen (tylenol). In the early stages of therapy, nitoglycerin commonly causes headache and dizziness. Acetaminophen usually helps decrease nitroglycerin-induced headaches. Although, the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Dec 01, 2020
1. 42-rationale: each unit of packed rbcs contains 250 ml. each unit is to infuse over 1 hour (60 minutes).&092;r&092;nuse the following equation:&092;r&092;n250 ml/60 minutes = 4.16...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Dec 01, 2020
Refer to a reliable nursing drug handbook to verify the action, usual dosage, adverse effects, and nursing considerations for this medication.-rationale: a nurse must be knowledgeable about a...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Dec 01, 2020
Drink 6 to 8 glasses of fluid daily while taking this medication.-rationale: the client must drink 6 to 8 glasses of fluid daily to prevent renal problems, such as crystalluria and stone formation....Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Dec 01, 2020
Clamp the catheter.-rationale: if a central venous catheter becomes disconnected, the nurse should immediately apply a catheter clamp. if a clamp isnt available, the nurse may place a sterile...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Dec 01, 2020
Discontinue the i.v. infusion.-rationale: because redness, swelling, and warmth at an i.v. site are signs of infection, the nurse should discontinue the infusion immediately and restart it at...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Dec 01, 2020
Check the client's identification band. Checking the client's identification band is the safest way to verify a client's identity because the band is assigned on admission and should not be...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Dec 01, 2020
Check for availability of a liquid preparation.-rationale: the nurse should find out whether the medication is available in liquid form. dissolving or breaking the capsule may interfere with drug...Read More

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