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Medication Questions and Answers (Q&A)

John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Arrange for typing and crossmatching of the client\ s blood.-rationale: the nurse should first arrange for typing and crossmatching of the clients blood to ensure compatibility with donor blood....Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Notifying the surgeon that the client hasn\ t signed the consent form-rationale: notifying the surgeon takes priority because the physician must obtain informed consent before the client receives...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 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: Sep 28, 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: Sep 28, 2020
Dextrose 5% in water (d5w)-rationale: an elevated urine specific gravity, a subnormal serum osmolality, and a subnormal serum sodium level indicate that the client is excreting too many solutes....Read More

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M. Krasinski, Content Writer
Answered: Jul 05, 2018
When it comes to giving the insulin shot here, the best place to give it from this list is the anterior aspect of the thigh. The reason that this area is the best location is that this is an area...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Discarding the catheter in a trash container-rationale: to prevent injury to others, the graduate nurse should discard the catheter in a sharps-disposal container rather than a trash container. she...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Check the client\ s identification band.-rationale: checking the clients identification band is the safest way to verify a clients identity because the band is assigned on admission and should not...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Beta-adrenergic blockers-rationale: beta-adrenergic blockers work by blocking beta receptors in the myocardium, reducing the response to catecholamines and sympathetic nerve stimulation. they...Read More

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C. Bernthal, Teacher
Answered: Jan 28, 2019
Dextrose is the reduction of sugars in a substance that is sugary. Another name for dextrose is glucose. This dextrose is considered to be a simple sugar. The most common dextrose is the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Monitor glucose level closely.-2. monitor the client for heart block and bradycardia.-3. monitor blood pressure closely.-rationale: metoprolol masks the common signs of hypoglycemia; therefore, the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Roll the vial gently between her palms.-rationale: rolling the vial gently between the palms produces heat, which helps dissolve the medication. stirring the medication with a sterile applicator...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Hypertonic-rationale: a hypertonic solution causes the bloodstream to absorb fluids until pressure on both sides of the blood vessel is equal. a hypotonic solution causes fluids to move from the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
The prescriber-rationale: after discovering a medication error, the nurse should immediately notify only those persons who can do something to rectify the error, such as the prescriber, the nursing...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
1. 120 ml/hour-rationale: first, the nurse determines how many milliliters (half of the total) to administer over the first 10 hours: 2,400 ml 2 = 1,200 ml. then she determines how many of these...Read More

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