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NURS 6521- week 5 quiz-with 100% verified answers-2022

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• Question 1 A nurse is caring for a patient who abuses marijuana. The treatment for marijuana abuse consists mainly of 1 out of 1 points Response Feedback : Treatment for marijuan... a abuse consists mainly of nonpharmacologic interventions combined with an exercise program to help deal with withdrawal symptoms and cravings for the drug. Treatment of LSD and PCP use is necessary only when the user experiences a “bad trip.” Parlodel is given for cocaine addiction. Patients with acute inhalant intoxication may need respirator assistance. • Question 2 1 out of 1 points A 64-year-old-patient has been prescribed lorazepam (Ativan) because of increasing periods of anxiety. The nurse should be careful to assess for Response Feedback : The patient who has history of alcohol or substance abuse may be a poor candidate for lorazepam because the patient is more likely to develop dependence on the drug. Alcohol will also have an additive effect with lorazepam. A diet high in fat and carbohydrates or nicotine use should not affect the use of lorazepam. • Question 3 1 out of 1 points A patient is suffering from acute inhalant intoxication. The priority nursing intervention will be to Response Feedback : Patients suffering from acute inhalant intoxication may experience hypoxia from CNS depression; therefore, the patient will most likely be receiving oxygen therapy. Epinephrine is contraindicated because of possible cardiac stimulation. Arrhythmias may occur. Monitoring blood CONTINUED................. [Show More]

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