Question 91 1 / 1 point
The study of the impact of prescription drug costs on the overall economy
The analysis of the costs and consequences of any health-care-related treatment or service
The analysis of the clinical efficacy of the drug
Question 92 1 / 1 point
Goals when treating tuberculosis include:
Completion of recommended therapy
Negative purified protein derivative at the end of therapy
Completely normal chest x-ray
All of the above
Question 93 1 / 1 point
Elena Vasquez’s primary language is Spanish, and she speaks very limited English. Which technique would be appropriate to use in teaching her about a new drug you have just prescribed?
Use correct medical terminology because Spanish has a Latin base.
Use a family member who speaks more English to act as an interpreter.
Use a professional interpreter or a reliable staff member who can act as an interpreter.
Use careful, detailed explanations.
Question 94 1 / 1 point
Which of the following statements is true about acute pain?
Somatic pain comes from body surfaces and is only sharp and well-localized.
Visceral pain comes from the internal organs and is most responsive to acetaminophen and opiates.
Referred pain is present in a distant site for the pain source and is based on activation of the same spinal segment as the actual pain site.
Acute neuropathic pain is caused by lack of blood supply to the nerves in a given area.
Question 95 1 / 1 point
The role of the NP in the use of herbal medication is to:
Maintain competence in the prescribing of common herbal remedies
Recommend common over-the-counter herbs to patients
Educate patients and guide them to appropriate sources of care
Encourage patients to not use herbal therapy due to the documented dangers
Question 96 1 / 1 point
Being competent in the use of information technology in clinical practice is expected in professional nurses. Advanced practice competence includes the ability to:
Search for information using the most common search engines
Serve as content experts in developing, implementing, and evaluating information Systems
Write programs to assure the integrity of health information
Use information technology to prescribe drugs
Question 97 0 / 1 point
Sally has been prescribed aspirin 320 mg per day for her atrial fibrillation. She also takes aspirin four or more times a day for arthritis pain.What are the symptoms of aspirin toxicity for which she would need to be evaluated?
Question 98 1 / 1 point
Nurse practitioner prescriptive authority is regulated by:
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing
The State Board of Nursing for each state
The State Board of Pharmacy
Question 99 1 / 1 point
When the manufacturer has completed phase III trials
When a new drug is discovered
Prior to animal testing of any new drug entity
Prior to human testing of any new drug entity
Question 100 1 / 1 point
Preventative therapy for cluster headaches includes:
Massage or relaxation therapy
Ergotamine nightly before bed
Intranasal lidocaine four times a day during “clusters” of headaches
Propranolol (Inderal) daily