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Medication Questions and Answers (Q&A)

John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Notify the prescriber.-rationale: a nurse who has omitted an ordered medication should first notify the prescriber. she should then document the omission and the reason it occurred in the clients...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Antibiotics-rationale: a child with rheumatic fever is at risk for a recurrence, especially if carditis complicates the condition. he will need long-term antibiotic therapy into adulthood, maybe...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Tell the client the name and action or use of each medication before administering it.-rationale: when administering several oral medications at the same time, the nurse should tell the client the...Read More

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G. Roland, Professor
Answered: Jan 09, 2019
Amicar Elixir is a medication that is for those patients whose blood continues to flow out. Their blood does not clot like it should. Whenever you get a cut, the wound will start to bleed, but it...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Paternalism-rationale: nurses and other health care workers employ paternalism when a clients loss of consciousness or other circumstances compel them to decide what is best for the client and to...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
1. runs of ventricular tachycardia on a cardiac monitor-rationale: physicians sometimes use lidocaine drips to treat clients whose arrhythmias have not been controlled with oral medication and...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Automated-rationale: an automated drug delivery system most effectively reduces the likelihood of medication errors by automatically dispensing the drug. medication errors can still occur with this...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
2.5 ml-rationale: using the proportion method, the nurse solves for x in the following equations and then adds the total number of milliliters together, as shown:1 ml/100 mg = x ml/50 mgx = 0.5 ml...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Strength of the medication-rationale: after reconstituting a medication, the nurse should label any unused medication with the strength of the medication and her initials or signature, as well as...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Digoxin 0.125 mg p.o. once daily-rationale: the nurse should always place a zero (0) before a decimal point so that no one misreads the figure, which could result in a dosage error. the nurse should...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Hypokalemia-rationale: hypokalemia occurs when insulin administration causes glucose and potassium to move into the cells. insulin administration doesnt directly affect calcium levels....Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Aging-related physiologic changes-rationale: aging-related physiologic changes account for the increased frequency of adverse drug reactions in elderly clients. renal and hepatic changes cause drugs...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Dietary intake can alter the effectiveness of some drugs.-rationale: dietary intake can alter the effectiveness of some drugs; for example, dairy products bind certain antibiotics and make them...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
One drug reduces response to another drug.-rationale: cross-tolerance occurs when a drug with a similar action causes a decreased response to another drug. a drug that can prevent withdrawal...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
With one hand, use the needle to scoop up the cap. holding the barrel in one hand, carry the syringe to the closest sharps-disposal container.-rationale: when a sharps-disposal container isnt...Read More

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