PHARM ch 24, 25, 26

  1. A major concern in the care of patients with emesis is the risk of aspiration?
    True or false?
    True
  2. Bulimics may use ipecac to augment the binge-purge cycle?
    True or false?
    True
  3. Anticholinergic antiemetics are agents of choice for management of nausea and vomiting in clients with benign prostatic hypertrophy?
    True or false?
    False
  4. Anatacid therapy can cause an increase in urinary Ph, which may effect the excretion of some drugs?
    True or false?
    True
  5. Research findings have established that antacid therapy facilitates healing of peptic ulcers?
    True or false?
    False
  6. Lansoprazole (Prevacid) acts by suppressing gastric fluid secretion?
    True or false?
    True
  7. Overuse of laxatives by the elderly is a common problem?
    True or false?
    True
  8. Prolonged use of laxatives will decrease the need and dose of laxatives needed to obtain a response?
    True or False?
    False
  9. Chronic constipation should be discussed with a physician?
    True or false?
    True
  10. A magnesium based anatacid may cause?



    D. diarrhea
  11. Antacids should not be adminstered with oral doses of?



    B. digoxin (lanoxin)
  12. In order for a antacid to have the longest duration of action, it should be adminstered?



    A. 1 hour after meals
  13. ith Clients sometimes prefer chewable forms of antacids because of the convience. When this form of antacid is used, the nurse instructs the client to:



    D. Chew the tablet completely before swallowing and follow it with a glass of water.
  14. The nurse teaches the client that pepcid?



    C. Decreases acid secretion in the stomach
  15. Which of the following is not a histamine H2-receptor antagonist?



    D. quinidine
  16. Which of the following classes of laxatives are most likely to cause dependence?



    D. stimulants
  17. All of the following are characteristics of the "ideal laxative" except?



    B. works for several days beyond the first bowel movement
  18. The nurse explains to the client taking methylcellulose (Citrucel) that?



    B. It should be taken with a large amount of liquid
  19. The mucosal lining of the stomach may be irritated by?



    D. all of the above
  20. Which of the following measures should be considered for cleints with constipation?



    D. all of the above
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PHARM ch 24, 25, 26
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Some pharmacology questions.
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