Pharmacology: Multiple Choice Questions

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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...
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