Pharmacology: Multiple Choice Questions Clinical area of practice: Rehabilitation unit Entry level competency: #40 Uses anticipatory planning to guide an ongoing assessment of client health status and health care needs. MCQ: Mr. Broder , 40 years old, admitted for stroke. He is being treated with Mannitol . The nurse is aware that this is an experimental medication to treat brain edema and when she now observes a new symptom of dysarthria (slow and distorted speech), she should: (a) assess the patient using the Glasgow scale (b) administer the medication as ordered (c) assume the experimental drug is causing the problem (d) collaborate with the physician Correct answer: (d) (a) the current symptom is unrelated to consciousness (b) the...The end:
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