NSG 6005 Week 4 Assignment 2 Quiz

NSG 6005 Week 4 Assignment 2 Quiz

NSG 6005 Week 4 Assignment 2 Quiz

1 .Question :

Many patients self-medicate with antacids .Which patients should be counseled to not take calcium carbonate antacids without discussing with their providers or a pharmacist first?

  • Patients with kidney stones
  • Pregnant patients
  • Patients with heartburn
  • Postmenopausal women

Question 2 .

A patient with a COPD exacerbation may require:

  • Doubling of inhaled corticosteroid dose
  • Systemic corticosteroid burst
  • Continuous inhaled beta 2 agonists
  • Leukotriene therapy

Question 3 .

When prescribing montelukast (Singulair) for asthma, patients or parents of patients should be instructed as follows:

  • Montelukast twice a day is started when there is an asthma exacerbation .
  • Patients may experience weight gain on montelukast .
  • Aggression, anxiety, depression, and/or suicidal thoughts may occur when taking montelukast .
  • Lethargy and hypersomnia may occur when taking montelukast .

Question 4 .

Lifestyle changes are the first step in the treatment of GERD .A food that may aggravate GERD is:

  • Eggs
  • Honey Dew
  • Chocolate
  • Chicken


Question 5 .

Kelly has diarrhea and is wondering if she can take loperamide (Imodium) for the diarrhea .Loperamide:

  • Can be given to patients of all ages, including infants and children, for viral gastroenteritis
  • Slows gastric motility and reduces fluid and electrolyte loss from diarrhea
  • Is the treatment of choice for the diarrhea associated with E .coli 0157
  • May be used in pregnancy and by lactating women