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1

which laboratory value might indicate an adverse response to hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL)?

glucose levels

2

The RN is providing education to a pt on why spironolactone (Aldactone) and furosemide (Lasix) are prescribed together. what info doe the RN provide to the pt?

this combo promotes diuresis but decreases the risk of hypokalemia

3

which lab value depicts a known side effect of furosemide (Lasix)?

hypokalemia

4

a pt is admitted to the hospital with pneumonia and has a history of chronic renal insufficiency. why does the physician order Lasix 40mg 2x a day?

Lasix is effective in treating pts with renal insufficiency

5

the nurse would question the use of mannitol for which pt?

a 47 year old with anuria

6

when preparing to administer Lasix IV to a pt with renal dysfunction, the RN plans to administer at which rate?

4 mg/min

7

a pt ask about taking potassium while taking spironolactone. what is the nurses best response?

you are on a diuretic that is potassium-sparing, so there is no need for extra potassium

8

the nurse would expect to administer which diuretic to treat a patent diagnosed with primary hyperaldosteronism?

spironolactone

9

the nurse prepares to administer which diuretic to treat a patient with acute pulmonary edema?

Lasix

10

when evaluating for therapeutic effects of mannitol, what does the nurse anticipate?

decreased ICP

11

when assessing a patient taking triamterene (Dyrenium) the RN would specifically monitor for which adverse effect

hyperkalemia

12

when teaching a patient about sign and symptoms of hypokalemia, the RN will instruct the pt to notify the HCP if which occurs

leg cramps

13

a pt taking spironolactone requests assistance with dietary choices. the RN would recommend which foods?

lean meat, apples, squash

14

Acetazolamide (Diamox) is used to teach which disorders?

edema associated with heart failure; high-altitude sickness; open-angle glaucoma

15

potassium-sparing diuretics may causes which adverse reactions?

hyperkalemia; dizziness; headache

16

which laboratory value might indicate an adverse response to hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL)?

glucose levels

17

The RN is providing education to a pt on why spironolactone (Aldactone) and furosemide (Lasix) are prescribed together. what info doe the RN provide to the pt?

this combo promotes diuresis but decreases the risk of hypokalemia

18

which lab value depicts a known side effect of furosemide (Lasix)?

hypokalemia

19

a pt is admitted to the hospital with pneumonia and has a history of chronic renal insufficiency. why does the physician order Lasix 40mg 2x a day?

Lasix is effective in treating pts with renal insufficiency

20

the nurse would question the use of mannitol for which pt?

a 47 year old with anuria

21

when preparing to administer Lasix IV to a pt with renal dysfunction, the RN plans to administer at which rate?

4 mg/min

22

a pt ask about taking potassium while taking spironolactone. what is the nurses best response?

you are on a diuretic that is potassium-sparing, so there is no need for extra potassium

23

the nurse would expect to administer which diuretic to treat a patent diagnosed with primary hyperaldosteronism?

spironolactone

24

the nurse prepares to administer which diuretic to treat a patient with acute pulmonary edema?

Lasix

25

when evaluating for therapeutic effects of mannitol, what does the nurse anticipate?

decreased ICP

26

when assessing a patient taking triamterene (Dyrenium) the RN would specifically monitor for which adverse effect

hyperkalemia

27

when teaching a patient about sign and symptoms of hypokalemia, the RN will instruct the pt to notify the HCP if which occurs

leg cramps

28

a pt taking spironolactone requests assistance with dietary choices. the RN would recommend which foods?

lean meat, apples, squash

29

Acetazolamide (Diamox) is used to teach which disorders?

edema associated with heart failure; high-altitude sickness; open-angle glaucoma

30

potassium-sparing diuretics may causes which adverse reactions?

hyperkalemia; dizziness; headache

31

which laboratory value might indicate an adverse response to hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL)?

glucose levels

32

The RN is providing education to a pt on why spironolactone (Aldactone) and furosemide (Lasix) are prescribed together. what info doe the RN provide to the pt?

this combo promotes diuresis but decreases the risk of hypokalemia

33

which lab value depicts a known side effect of furosemide (Lasix)?

hypokalemia

34

a pt is admitted to the hospital with pneumonia and has a history of chronic renal insufficiency. why does the physician order Lasix 40mg 2x a day?

Lasix is effective in treating pts with renal insufficiency

35

the nurse would question the use of mannitol for which pt?

a 47 year old with anuria

36

when preparing to administer Lasix IV to a pt with renal dysfunction, the RN plans to administer at which rate?

4 mg/min

37

a pt ask about taking potassium while taking spironolactone. what is the nurses best response?

you are on a diuretic that is potassium-sparing, so there is no need for extra potassium

38

the nurse would expect to administer which diuretic to treat a patent diagnosed with primary hyperaldosteronism?

spironolactone

39

the nurse prepares to administer which diuretic to treat a patient with acute pulmonary edema?

Lasix

40

when evaluating for therapeutic effects of mannitol, what does the nurse anticipate?

decreased ICP

41

when assessing a patient taking triamterene (Dyrenium) the RN would specifically monitor for which adverse effect

hyperkalemia

42

when teaching a patient about sign and symptoms of hypokalemia, the RN will instruct the pt to notify the HCP if which occurs

leg cramps

43

a pt taking spironolactone requests assistance with dietary choices. the RN would recommend which foods?

lean meat, apples, squash

44

Acetazolamide (Diamox) is used to teach which disorders?

edema associated with heart failure; high-altitude sickness; open-angle glaucoma

45

potassium-sparing diuretics may causes which adverse reactions?

hyperkalemia; dizziness; headache

46

which laboratory value might indicate an adverse response to hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL)?

glucose levels

47

The RN is providing education to a pt on why spironolactone (Aldactone) and furosemide (Lasix) are prescribed together. what info doe the RN provide to the pt?

this combo promotes diuresis but decreases the risk of hypokalemia

48

which lab value depicts a known side effect of furosemide (Lasix)?

hypokalemia

49

a pt is admitted to the hospital with pneumonia and has a history of chronic renal insufficiency. why does the physician order Lasix 40mg 2x a day?

Lasix is effective in treating pts with renal insufficiency

50

the nurse would question the use of mannitol for which pt?

a 47 year old with anuria

51

when preparing to administer Lasix IV to a pt with renal dysfunction, the RN plans to administer at which rate?

4 mg/min

52

a pt ask about taking potassium while taking spironolactone. what is the nurses best response?

you are on a diuretic that is potassium-sparing, so there is no need for extra potassium

53

the nurse would expect to administer which diuretic to treat a patent diagnosed with primary hyperaldosteronism?

spironolactone

54

the nurse prepares to administer which diuretic to treat a patient with acute pulmonary edema?

Lasix

55

when evaluating for therapeutic effects of mannitol, what does the nurse anticipate?

decreased ICP

56

when assessing a patient taking triamterene (Dyrenium) the RN would specifically monitor for which adverse effect

hyperkalemia

57

when teaching a patient about sign and symptoms of hypokalemia, the RN will instruct the pt to notify the HCP if which occurs

leg cramps

58

a pt taking spironolactone requests assistance with dietary choices. the RN would recommend which foods?

lean meat, apples, squash

59

Acetazolamide (Diamox) is used to teach which disorders?

edema associated with heart failure; high-altitude sickness; open-angle glaucoma

60

potassium-sparing diuretics may causes which adverse reactions?

hyperkalemia; dizziness; headache

61

which laboratory value might indicate an adverse response to hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL)?

glucose levels

62

The RN is providing education to a pt on why spironolactone (Aldactone) and furosemide (Lasix) are prescribed together. what info doe the RN provide to the pt?

this combo promotes diuresis but decreases the risk of hypokalemia

63

which lab value depicts a known side effect of furosemide (Lasix)?

hypokalemia

64

a pt is admitted to the hospital with pneumonia and has a history of chronic renal insufficiency. why does the physician order Lasix 40mg 2x a day?

Lasix is effective in treating pts with renal insufficiency

65

the nurse would question the use of mannitol for which pt?

a 47 year old with anuria

66

when preparing to administer Lasix IV to a pt with renal dysfunction, the RN plans to administer at which rate?

4 mg/min

67

a pt ask about taking potassium while taking spironolactone. what is the nurses best response?

you are on a diuretic that is potassium-sparing, so there is no need for extra potassium

68

the nurse would expect to administer which diuretic to treat a patent diagnosed with primary hyperaldosteronism?

spironolactone

69

the nurse prepares to administer which diuretic to treat a patient with acute pulmonary edema?

Lasix

70

when evaluating for therapeutic effects of mannitol, what does the nurse anticipate?

decreased ICP

71

when assessing a patient taking triamterene (Dyrenium) the RN would specifically monitor for which adverse effect

hyperkalemia

72

when teaching a patient about sign and symptoms of hypokalemia, the RN will instruct the pt to notify the HCP if which occurs

leg cramps

73

a pt taking spironolactone requests assistance with dietary choices. the RN would recommend which foods?

lean meat, apples, squash

74

Acetazolamide (Diamox) is used to teach which disorders?

edema associated with heart failure; high-altitude sickness; open-angle glaucoma

75

potassium-sparing diuretics may causes which adverse reactions?

hyperkalemia; dizziness; headache

76

which laboratory value might indicate an adverse response to hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL)?

glucose levels

77

The RN is providing education to a pt on why spironolactone (Aldactone) and furosemide (Lasix) are prescribed together. what info doe the RN provide to the pt?

this combo promotes diuresis but decreases the risk of hypokalemia

78

which lab value depicts a known side effect of furosemide (Lasix)?

hypokalemia

79

a pt is admitted to the hospital with pneumonia and has a history of chronic renal insufficiency. why does the physician order Lasix 40mg 2x a day?

Lasix is effective in treating pts with renal insufficiency

80

the nurse would question the use of mannitol for which pt?

a 47 year old with anuria

81

when preparing to administer Lasix IV to a pt with renal dysfunction, the RN plans to administer at which rate?

4 mg/min

82

a pt ask about taking potassium while taking spironolactone. what is the nurses best response?

you are on a diuretic that is potassium-sparing, so there is no need for extra potassium

83

the nurse would expect to administer which diuretic to treat a patent diagnosed with primary hyperaldosteronism?

spironolactone

84

the nurse prepares to administer which diuretic to treat a patient with acute pulmonary edema?

Lasix

85

when evaluating for therapeutic effects of mannitol, what does the nurse anticipate?

decreased ICP

86

when assessing a patient taking triamterene (Dyrenium) the RN would specifically monitor for which adverse effect

hyperkalemia

87

when teaching a patient about sign and symptoms of hypokalemia, the RN will instruct the pt to notify the HCP if which occurs

leg cramps

88

a pt taking spironolactone requests assistance with dietary choices. the RN would recommend which foods?

lean meat, apples, squash

89

Acetazolamide (Diamox) is used to teach which disorders?

edema associated with heart failure; high-altitude sickness; open-angle glaucoma

90

potassium-sparing diuretics may causes which adverse reactions?

hyperkalemia; dizziness; headache

91

which laboratory value might indicate an adverse response to hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL)?

glucose levels

92

The RN is providing education to a pt on why spironolactone (Aldactone) and furosemide (Lasix) are prescribed together. what info doe the RN provide to the pt?

this combo promotes diuresis but decreases the risk of hypokalemia

93

which lab value depicts a known side effect of furosemide (Lasix)?

hypokalemia

94

a pt is admitted to the hospital with pneumonia and has a history of chronic renal insufficiency. why does the physician order Lasix 40mg 2x a day?

Lasix is effective in treating pts with renal insufficiency

95

the nurse would question the use of mannitol for which pt?

a 47 year old with anuria

96

when preparing to administer Lasix IV to a pt with renal dysfunction, the RN plans to administer at which rate?

4 mg/min

97

a pt ask about taking potassium while taking spironolactone. what is the nurses best response?

you are on a diuretic that is potassium-sparing, so there is no need for extra potassium

98

the nurse would expect to administer which diuretic to treat a patent diagnosed with primary hyperaldosteronism?

spironolactone

99

the nurse prepares to administer which diuretic to treat a patient with acute pulmonary edema?

Lasix

100

when evaluating for therapeutic effects of mannitol, what does the nurse anticipate?

decreased ICP

101

when assessing a patient taking triamterene (Dyrenium) the RN would specifically monitor for which adverse effect

hyperkalemia

102

when teaching a patient about sign and symptoms of hypokalemia, the RN will instruct the pt to notify the HCP if which occurs

leg cramps

103

a pt taking spironolactone requests assistance with dietary choices. the RN would recommend which foods?

lean meat, apples, squash

104

Acetazolamide (Diamox) is used to teach which disorders?

edema associated with heart failure; high-altitude sickness; open-angle glaucoma

105

potassium-sparing diuretics may causes which adverse reactions?

hyperkalemia; dizziness; headache

106

which laboratory value might indicate an adverse response to hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL)?

glucose levels

107

The RN is providing education to a pt on why spironolactone (Aldactone) and furosemide (Lasix) are prescribed together. what info doe the RN provide to the pt?

this combo promotes diuresis but decreases the risk of hypokalemia

108

which lab value depicts a known side effect of furosemide (Lasix)?

hypokalemia

109

a pt is admitted to the hospital with pneumonia and has a history of chronic renal insufficiency. why does the physician order Lasix 40mg 2x a day?

Lasix is effective in treating pts with renal insufficiency

110

the nurse would question the use of mannitol for which pt?

a 47 year old with anuria

111

when preparing to administer Lasix IV to a pt with renal dysfunction, the RN plans to administer at which rate?

4 mg/min

112

a pt ask about taking potassium while taking spironolactone. what is the nurses best response?

you are on a diuretic that is potassium-sparing, so there is no need for extra potassium

113

the nurse would expect to administer which diuretic to treat a patent diagnosed with primary hyperaldosteronism?

spironolactone

114

the nurse prepares to administer which diuretic to treat a patient with acute pulmonary edema?

Lasix

115

when evaluating for therapeutic effects of mannitol, what does the nurse anticipate?

decreased ICP

116

when assessing a patient taking triamterene (Dyrenium) the RN would specifically monitor for which adverse effect

hyperkalemia

117

when teaching a patient about sign and symptoms of hypokalemia, the RN will instruct the pt to notify the HCP if which occurs

leg cramps

118

a pt taking spironolactone requests assistance with dietary choices. the RN would recommend which foods?

lean meat, apples, squash

119

Acetazolamide (Diamox) is used to teach which disorders?

edema associated with heart failure; high-altitude sickness; open-angle glaucoma

120

potassium-sparing diuretics may causes which adverse reactions?

hyperkalemia; dizziness; headache

121

which laboratory value might indicate an adverse response to hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL)?

glucose levels

122

The RN is providing education to a pt on why spironolactone (Aldactone) and furosemide (Lasix) are prescribed together. what info doe the RN provide to the pt?

this combo promotes diuresis but decreases the risk of hypokalemia

123

which lab value depicts a known side effect of furosemide (Lasix)?

hypokalemia

124

a pt is admitted to the hospital with pneumonia and has a history of chronic renal insufficiency. why does the physician order Lasix 40mg 2x a day?

Lasix is effective in treating pts with renal insufficiency

125

the nurse would question the use of mannitol for which pt?

a 47 year old with anuria

126

when preparing to administer Lasix IV to a pt with renal dysfunction, the RN plans to administer at which rate?

4 mg/min

127

a pt ask about taking potassium while taking spironolactone. what is the nurses best response?

you are on a diuretic that is potassium-sparing, so there is no need for extra potassium

128

the nurse would expect to administer which diuretic to treat a patent diagnosed with primary hyperaldosteronism?

spironolactone

129

the nurse prepares to administer which diuretic to treat a patient with acute pulmonary edema?

Lasix

130

when evaluating for therapeutic effects of mannitol, what does the nurse anticipate?

decreased ICP

131

when assessing a patient taking triamterene (Dyrenium) the RN would specifically monitor for which adverse effect

hyperkalemia

132

when teaching a patient about sign and symptoms of hypokalemia, the RN will instruct the pt to notify the HCP if which occurs

leg cramps

133

a pt taking spironolactone requests assistance with dietary choices. the RN would recommend which foods?

lean meat, apples, squash

134

Acetazolamide (Diamox) is used to teach which disorders?

edema associated with heart failure; high-altitude sickness; open-angle glaucoma

135

potassium-sparing diuretics may causes which adverse reactions?

hyperkalemia; dizziness; headache

136

which laboratory value might indicate an adverse response to hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL)?

glucose levels

137

The RN is providing education to a pt on why spironolactone (Aldactone) and furosemide (Lasix) are prescribed together. what info doe the RN provide to the pt?

this combo promotes diuresis but decreases the risk of hypokalemia

138

which lab value depicts a known side effect of furosemide (Lasix)?

hypokalemia

139

a pt is admitted to the hospital with pneumonia and has a history of chronic renal insufficiency. why does the physician order Lasix 40mg 2x a day?

Lasix is effective in treating pts with renal insufficiency

140

the nurse would question the use of mannitol for which pt?

a 47 year old with anuria

141

when preparing to administer Lasix IV to a pt with renal dysfunction, the RN plans to administer at which rate?

4 mg/min

142

a pt ask about taking potassium while taking spironolactone. what is the nurses best response?

you are on a diuretic that is potassium-sparing, so there is no need for extra potassium

143

the nurse would expect to administer which diuretic to treat a patent diagnosed with primary hyperaldosteronism?

spironolactone

144

the nurse prepares to administer which diuretic to treat a patient with acute pulmonary edema?

Lasix

145

when evaluating for therapeutic effects of mannitol, what does the nurse anticipate?

decreased ICP

146

when assessing a patient taking triamterene (Dyrenium) the RN would specifically monitor for which adverse effect

hyperkalemia

147

when teaching a patient about sign and symptoms of hypokalemia, the RN will instruct the pt to notify the HCP if which occurs

leg cramps

148

a pt taking spironolactone requests assistance with dietary choices. the RN would recommend which foods?

lean meat, apples, squash

149

Acetazolamide (Diamox) is used to teach which disorders?

edema associated with heart failure; high-altitude sickness; open-angle glaucoma

150

potassium-sparing diuretics may causes which adverse reactions?

hyperkalemia; dizziness; headache

151

which laboratory value might indicate an adverse response to hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL)?

glucose levels

152

The RN is providing education to a pt on why spironolactone (Aldactone) and furosemide (Lasix) are prescribed together. what info doe the RN provide to the pt?

this combo promotes diuresis but decreases the risk of hypokalemia

153

which lab value depicts a known side effect of furosemide (Lasix)?

hypokalemia

154

a pt is admitted to the hospital with pneumonia and has a history of chronic renal insufficiency. why does the physician order Lasix 40mg 2x a day?

Lasix is effective in treating pts with renal insufficiency

155

the nurse would question the use of mannitol for which pt?

a 47 year old with anuria

156

when preparing to administer Lasix IV to a pt with renal dysfunction, the RN plans to administer at which rate?

4 mg/min

157

a pt ask about taking potassium while taking spironolactone. what is the nurses best response?

you are on a diuretic that is potassium-sparing, so there is no need for extra potassium

158

the nurse would expect to administer which diuretic to treat a patent diagnosed with primary hyperaldosteronism?

spironolactone

159

the nurse prepares to administer which diuretic to treat a patient with acute pulmonary edema?

Lasix

160

when evaluating for therapeutic effects of mannitol, what does the nurse anticipate?

decreased ICP

161

when assessing a patient taking triamterene (Dyrenium) the RN would specifically monitor for which adverse effect

hyperkalemia

162

when teaching a patient about sign and symptoms of hypokalemia, the RN will instruct the pt to notify the HCP if which occurs

leg cramps

163

a pt taking spironolactone requests assistance with dietary choices. the RN would recommend which foods?

lean meat, apples, squash

164

Acetazolamide (Diamox) is used to teach which disorders?

edema associated with heart failure; high-altitude sickness; open-angle glaucoma

165

potassium-sparing diuretics may causes which adverse reactions?

hyperkalemia; dizziness; headache

166

which laboratory value might indicate an adverse response to hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL)?

glucose levels

167

The RN is providing education to a pt on why spironolactone (Aldactone) and furosemide (Lasix) are prescribed together. what info doe the RN provide to the pt?

this combo promotes diuresis but decreases the risk of hypokalemia

168

which lab value depicts a known side effect of furosemide (Lasix)?

hypokalemia

169

a pt is admitted to the hospital with pneumonia and has a history of chronic renal insufficiency. why does the physician order Lasix 40mg 2x a day?

Lasix is effective in treating pts with renal insufficiency

170

the nurse would question the use of mannitol for which pt?

a 47 year old with anuria

171

when preparing to administer Lasix IV to a pt with renal dysfunction, the RN plans to administer at which rate?

4 mg/min

172

a pt ask about taking potassium while taking spironolactone. what is the nurses best response?

you are on a diuretic that is potassium-sparing, so there is no need for extra potassium

173

the nurse would expect to administer which diuretic to treat a patent diagnosed with primary hyperaldosteronism?

spironolactone

174

the nurse prepares to administer which diuretic to treat a patient with acute pulmonary edema?

Lasix

175

when evaluating for therapeutic effects of mannitol, what does the nurse anticipate?

decreased ICP

176

when assessing a patient taking triamterene (Dyrenium) the RN would specifically monitor for which adverse effect

hyperkalemia

177

when teaching a patient about sign and symptoms of hypokalemia, the RN will instruct the pt to notify the HCP if which occurs

leg cramps

178

a pt taking spironolactone requests assistance with dietary choices. the RN would recommend which foods?

lean meat, apples, squash

179

Acetazolamide (Diamox) is used to teach which disorders?

edema associated with heart failure; high-altitude sickness; open-angle glaucoma

180

potassium-sparing diuretics may causes which adverse reactions?

hyperkalemia; dizziness; headache

181

which laboratory value might indicate an adverse response to hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL)?

glucose levels

182

The RN is providing education to a pt on why spironolactone (Aldactone) and furosemide (Lasix) are prescribed together. what info doe the RN provide to the pt?

this combo promotes diuresis but decreases the risk of hypokalemia

183

which lab value depicts a known side effect of furosemide (Lasix)?

hypokalemia

184

a pt is admitted to the hospital with pneumonia and has a history of chronic renal insufficiency. why does the physician order Lasix 40mg 2x a day?

Lasix is effective in treating pts with renal insufficiency

185

the nurse would question the use of mannitol for which pt?

a 47 year old with anuria

186

when preparing to administer Lasix IV to a pt with renal dysfunction, the RN plans to administer at which rate?

4 mg/min

187

a pt ask about taking potassium while taking spironolactone. what is the nurses best response?

you are on a diuretic that is potassium-sparing, so there is no need for extra potassium

188

the nurse would expect to administer which diuretic to treat a patent diagnosed with primary hyperaldosteronism?

spironolactone

189

the nurse prepares to administer which diuretic to treat a patient with acute pulmonary edema?

Lasix

190

when evaluating for therapeutic effects of mannitol, what does the nurse anticipate?

decreased ICP

191

when assessing a patient taking triamterene (Dyrenium) the RN would specifically monitor for which adverse effect

hyperkalemia

192

when teaching a patient about sign and symptoms of hypokalemia, the RN will instruct the pt to notify the HCP if which occurs

leg cramps

193

a pt taking spironolactone requests assistance with dietary choices. the RN would recommend which foods?

lean meat, apples, squash

194

Acetazolamide (Diamox) is used to teach which disorders?

edema associated with heart failure; high-altitude sickness; open-angle glaucoma

195

potassium-sparing diuretics may causes which adverse reactions?

hyperkalemia; dizziness; headache

196

which laboratory value might indicate an adverse response to hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL)?

glucose levels

197

The RN is providing education to a pt on why spironolactone (Aldactone) and furosemide (Lasix) are prescribed together. what info doe the RN provide to the pt?

this combo promotes diuresis but decreases the risk of hypokalemia

198

which lab value depicts a known side effect of furosemide (Lasix)?

hypokalemia

199

a pt is admitted to the hospital with pneumonia and has a history of chronic renal insufficiency. why does the physician order Lasix 40mg 2x a day?

Lasix is effective in treating pts with renal insufficiency

200

the nurse would question the use of mannitol for which pt?

a 47 year old with anuria

201

when preparing to administer Lasix IV to a pt with renal dysfunction, the RN plans to administer at which rate?

4 mg/min

202

a pt ask about taking potassium while taking spironolactone. what is the nurses best response?

you are on a diuretic that is potassium-sparing, so there is no need for extra potassium

203

the nurse would expect to administer which diuretic to treat a patent diagnosed with primary hyperaldosteronism?

spironolactone

204

the nurse prepares to administer which diuretic to treat a patient with acute pulmonary edema?

Lasix

205

when evaluating for therapeutic effects of mannitol, what does the nurse anticipate?

decreased ICP

206

when assessing a patient taking triamterene (Dyrenium) the RN would specifically monitor for which adverse effect

hyperkalemia

207

when teaching a patient about sign and symptoms of hypokalemia, the RN will instruct the pt to notify the HCP if which occurs

leg cramps

208

a pt taking spironolactone requests assistance with dietary choices. the RN would recommend which foods?

lean meat, apples, squash

209

Acetazolamide (Diamox) is used to teach which disorders?

edema associated with heart failure; high-altitude sickness; open-angle glaucoma

210

potassium-sparing diuretics may causes which adverse reactions?

hyperkalemia; dizziness; headache

211

which laboratory value might indicate an adverse response to hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL)?

glucose levels

212

The RN is providing education to a pt on why spironolactone (Aldactone) and furosemide (Lasix) are prescribed together. what info doe the RN provide to the pt?

this combo promotes diuresis but decreases the risk of hypokalemia

213

which lab value depicts a known side effect of furosemide (Lasix)?

hypokalemia

214

a pt is admitted to the hospital with pneumonia and has a history of chronic renal insufficiency. why does the physician order Lasix 40mg 2x a day?

Lasix is effective in treating pts with renal insufficiency

215

the nurse would question the use of mannitol for which pt?

a 47 year old with anuria

216

when preparing to administer Lasix IV to a pt with renal dysfunction, the RN plans to administer at which rate?

4 mg/min

217

a pt ask about taking potassium while taking spironolactone. what is the nurses best response?

you are on a diuretic that is potassium-sparing, so there is no need for extra potassium

218

the nurse would expect to administer which diuretic to treat a patent diagnosed with primary hyperaldosteronism?

spironolactone

219

the nurse prepares to administer which diuretic to treat a patient with acute pulmonary edema?

Lasix

220

when evaluating for therapeutic effects of mannitol, what does the nurse anticipate?

decreased ICP

221

when assessing a patient taking triamterene (Dyrenium) the RN would specifically monitor for which adverse effect

hyperkalemia

222

when teaching a patient about sign and symptoms of hypokalemia, the RN will instruct the pt to notify the HCP if which occurs

leg cramps

223

a pt taking spironolactone requests assistance with dietary choices. the RN would recommend which foods?

lean meat, apples, squash

224

Acetazolamide (Diamox) is used to teach which disorders?

edema associated with heart failure; high-altitude sickness; open-angle glaucoma

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potassium-sparing diuretics may causes which adverse reactions?

hyperkalemia; dizziness; headache

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which laboratory value might indicate an adverse response to hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL)?

glucose levels

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The RN is providing education to a pt on why spironolactone (Aldactone) and furosemide (Lasix) are prescribed together. what info doe the RN provide to the pt?

this combo promotes diuresis but decreases the risk of hypokalemia

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which lab value depicts a known side effect of furosemide (Lasix)?

hypokalemia

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a pt is admitted to the hospital with pneumonia and has a history of chronic renal insufficiency. why does the physician order Lasix 40mg 2x a day?

Lasix is effective in treating pts with renal insufficiency

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the nurse would question the use of mannitol for which pt?

a 47 year old with anuria

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when preparing to administer Lasix IV to a pt with renal dysfunction, the RN plans to administer at which rate?

4 mg/min

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a pt ask about taking potassium while taking spironolactone. what is the nurses best response?

you are on a diuretic that is potassium-sparing, so there is no need for extra potassium

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the nurse would expect to administer which diuretic to treat a patent diagnosed with primary hyperaldosteronism?

spironolactone

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the nurse prepares to administer which diuretic to treat a patient with acute pulmonary edema?

Lasix

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when evaluating for therapeutic effects of mannitol, what does the nurse anticipate?

decreased ICP

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when assessing a patient taking triamterene (Dyrenium) the RN would specifically monitor for which adverse effect

hyperkalemia

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when teaching a patient about sign and symptoms of hypokalemia, the RN will instruct the pt to notify the HCP if which occurs

leg cramps

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a pt taking spironolactone requests assistance with dietary choices. the RN would recommend which foods?

lean meat, apples, squash

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Acetazolamide (Diamox) is used to teach which disorders?

edema associated with heart failure; high-altitude sickness; open-angle glaucoma

240

potassium-sparing diuretics may causes which adverse reactions?

hyperkalemia; dizziness; headache

241

which laboratory value might indicate an adverse response to hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL)?

glucose levels

242

The RN is providing education to a pt on why spironolactone (Aldactone) and furosemide (Lasix) are prescribed together. what info doe the RN provide to the pt?

this combo promotes diuresis but decreases the risk of hypokalemia

243

which lab value depicts a known side effect of furosemide (Lasix)?

hypokalemia

244

a pt is admitted to the hospital with pneumonia and has a history of chronic renal insufficiency. why does the physician order Lasix 40mg 2x a day?

Lasix is effective in treating pts with renal insufficiency

245

the nurse would question the use of mannitol for which pt?

a 47 year old with anuria

246

when preparing to administer Lasix IV to a pt with renal dysfunction, the RN plans to administer at which rate?

4 mg/min

247

a pt ask about taking potassium while taking spironolactone. what is the nurses best response?

you are on a diuretic that is potassium-sparing, so there is no need for extra potassium

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the nurse would expect to administer which diuretic to treat a patent diagnosed with primary hyperaldosteronism?

spironolactone

249

the nurse prepares to administer which diuretic to treat a patient with acute pulmonary edema?

Lasix

250

when evaluating for therapeutic effects of mannitol, what does the nurse anticipate?

decreased ICP

251

when assessing a patient taking triamterene (Dyrenium) the RN would specifically monitor for which adverse effect

hyperkalemia

252

when teaching a patient about sign and symptoms of hypokalemia, the RN will instruct the pt to notify the HCP if which occurs

leg cramps

253

a pt taking spironolactone requests assistance with dietary choices. the RN would recommend which foods?

lean meat, apples, squash

254

Acetazolamide (Diamox) is used to teach which disorders?

edema associated with heart failure; high-altitude sickness; open-angle glaucoma

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potassium-sparing diuretics may causes which adverse reactions?

hyperkalemia; dizziness; headache

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A patient with severe trauma is admitted to ICU. The pt received 5000mL of NS, is exhibiting peripheral edema, and remains hypotensive. The RN will administer what to correct fluid balance?

hetastarch (Hespan)

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When caring for a pt with K+ of 2.8, which is a priority nursing intervention when administering IV replacement therapy?

maintain infusion rate at no greater than 20 mEq/hr

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When planning administration of hypertonic saline solution to treat a patient with severe hyponatremia, the nurse monitory for signs and symptoms of overdoes as manifested by?

flushed skin and increased thirst

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A pt receiving a unit of RBCs suddenly develops shortness of breath, chills, and fever. Following pt assessment, what is the nurse's initial reaction?

Discontinue the infusion of packed cells

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The nurse in caring for a pt with an acute renal insufficiency and thrombocytopenia. Along with platelet transfusions, the RN would expect to administer which substance to increase deficient clotting factors in this pt?

fresh frozen plasma

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The RN is assessing a pt noted to have 3rd spacing and edema of the hands and feet at +3, yet the pt is having signs and sx of intravascular dehydration. The pt's lab results report a total protein level of 4.6 g/dL. What fluid does the RN anticipate will be ordered?

5% albumin

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The RN is providing care to a pt newly admitted for trauma from a MVA. The provider has ordered IV fluids with K+. What info noted the pt history would alert the RN

renal failure

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a bag was supposed to be run at 100 mL/hr but was accidentally run at 1000mL/hr. what is the most immediate concern?

pulmonary edema