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NSG 6005  Week 3 Assignment 2 Quiz

NSG 6005  Week 3 Assignment 2 Quiz

NSG 6005  Week 3 Assignment 2 Quiz

Question 1 .

Ray has been diagnosed with hypertension, and an ACE inhibitor is determined to be needed .Prior to prescribing this drug, the nurse practitioner should assess for:

  • Hypokalemia
  • Impotence
  • Decreased renal function
  • Inability to concentrate

Question 2 .

A potentially life-threatening adverse response to ACE inhibitors is angioedema .Which of the following statements is true about this adverse response?

  • Swelling of the tongue and hoarseness are the most common symptoms .
  • It appears to be related to a decrease in aldosterone production .
  • The presence of a dry, hacky cough indicates a high risk for this adverse response .
  • Because it takes time to build up a blood level, it occurs after being on the drug for about one week .

Question 3 . Rodrigo has been prescribed procainamide after an episode of MI .He is monitored for dyspnea, jugular venous distention, and peripheral edema because they may indicate:

  • Widening of the area of infarction
  • Onset of congestive heart failure
  • An electrolyte imbalance involving potassium
  • Renal dysfunction

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Question 4 .

Which of the following is true about procainamide and its dosing schedule?

  • It produces bradycardia and should be used cautiously in patients with cardiac conditions that a slower heart rate might worsen .
  • GI adverse effects are common, so the drug should be taken with food .
  • Adherence can be improved by using a sustained-release formulation that can be given once daily .
  • Doses of this drug should be taken evenly spaced around the clock to keep an even blood level .

Question 5 .

Furosemide is added to a treatment regimen for heart failure, which includes digoxin .Monitoring for this combination includes:

  • Hemoglobin
  • Serum potassium
  • Blood urea nitrogen
  • Serum glucose
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