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N211: Health Differences Across the Lifespan I of 148 54. Which information should the nurse include when providing instruction about propranolol (Inderal) to a patient with hypertension? Inderal… 55. Which statement made by a patient on long-term anticoagulant therapy indicates that the nurse needs to revise the teaching plan? 56. An anginal episode is often precipitated by which physiological factor? 57. In which position should the nurse place a patient with pericarditis to relieve pain? 58. A preschool child is admitted to the hospital in sickle cell crisis. In assessing this child, which information is of primary importance? 59. Which medication is administered to increase a patient’s cardiac output? 60. The nurse has completed teaching regarding precipitating factors of angina. Which statement by the patient indicates that outcomes for teaching have been met? 61. A patient receiving furosemide (Lasix) 40 mg daily. Which observation is most indicative that an electrolyte imbalance is developing? 62. Which statement by a patient indicates understanding of proper care and monitoring of a pacemaker? 63. How does the nurse monitor the effectiveness of a plasma transfusion? 64. A patient with heart failure is given potassium, digitalis, and furosemide (Lasix). Which finding is essential for the nurse to report to the physician? 65. A patient has been admitted with congestive heart failure. Which data indicates right sided ventricular failure? Achieve Page 139


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