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A client with tuberculosis is given the drug pyrazinamide (Pyrazinamide). Which one of the following diagnostic tests would be inaccurate if the client is receiving the drug? a. Gall bladder studies b. Liver function test c. Thyroid function studies d. Blood glucose

2.

The physician prescribed gentamicin (Garamycin) to a child who is also receiving chemotherapy. Before administering the drug, the nurse should check the results of the child’s: a. CBC and platelet count b. Hearing Test c. Renal Function tests d. Vital Signs

3.

Jerico, a 18 year old, is admitted to the hospital after an automobile accident. She has a fractured hip and is brought to the OR for surgery. After surgery Jerico is to receive a piggy-back of Clindamycin phosphate (Cleocin) 300 mg in 50 ml of D5W. The piggyback is to infuse in 20 minutes. The drop factor of the IV set is 10 gtt/ml. The nurse should set the piggyback to flow at a. 25 gtt/min b. 27 gtt/min c. 33 gtt/min d. 40 gtt/min

4.

Which of the following antituberculosis drugs can damage the 8th cranial nerve? a Streptomycin b. Isoniazid (INH) b. Paraoaminosalicylic acid (PAS) c. All of the above

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A nurse is teaching a client taking cyclosporine (Sandimmune) after renal transplant about medication information. The nurse tells the client to be especially alert for: a. signs of infection b. hypotension c. weight loss d. hair loss

6.

The nurse notes that the client is receiving filgrastim (Neupogen). The nurse checks which of the following to determine medication effectiveness? a. neutrophil count b. platelet count c. blood urea nitrogen d. creatinine level

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Chemotherapeutic agents often produce a certain degree of myelosuppression including leukopenia. Leukopenia does not present immediately but is delayed several days to weeks because:

Procrit). Epoetin alfa (Epogen. The current white cell count is not affected by chemotherapy. c. c. d. Folic acid levels are normal. The nurse anticipates that which of the following medications will be prescribed? a.a. Which medication is used to elicit a more rapid bone marrow recovery? a. The client is diagnosed with herpes simplex type 1. The patient’s hemoglobin and hematocrit are normal. Glucagon b. Lamotrigine (Lamictal 9. 10. d. Salicylic acid Gentamicin sulphate Acyclovir (Zovirax) Mupirocin calcium (Bactroban) . The physician prescribed a topical medication for treatment. c. b. Fenofibrate (Tricor). d. b. Red blood cells are affected first. 8.

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