Question 20 A 3-year-old boy has developed otitis media and requires antibiotics. In order to increase the chance that the boy will take his prescribed medication, the nurse should
A) teach the boy about the fact that he will feel much better after he takes his medications.
B) have the mother hold the child firmly and sooth him while the drugs are administered.
C) offer a choice between liquid and chewable medications, if possible.
D) insert a central intravenous line.
Question 21 The recommended treatment for trichomoniasis is
Question 22 A school nurse has been teaching high school students about the risks associated with marijuana use. However, the nurse has been met with considerable skepticism on the part of students, most of whom believe that marijuana is a benign drug. Which of the following teaching points should the nurse provide?
A) “Most people don’t know that marijuana can be just as addictive as heroin or cocaine over time.”
B) “Marijuana can easily interact with other drugs and cause potentially fatal reactions.”
C) “Every year, thousands of Americans end up in emergency departments with marijuana overdoses.”
D) “Smoking marijuana is just as bad, or worse, for your lungs as smoking cigarettes.”
Question 23 A nurse is going to administer medication to an infant using a medicine dropper. The best method is to open the child’s mouth by gently squeezing the cheeks and placing the drops
A) at the back of the mouth.
B) in the buccal pouch.
C) under the tongue.
D) on top of the tongue.
Question 24 A nurse is obtaining baseline physical data from a 7-year-old patient who is to be started on dextroamphetamine for ADHD. After obtaining vital signs, height, and weight, the nurse will prepare the patient for an
A) electrocardiogram (ECG).
B) electromyelogram (EMG).
C) electroencephalogram (EEG).
D) electrophysiologic study (EPS).
Question 25 A 10-year-old boy is taking dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine) daily for ADHD. At each clinic visit, the nurse’s priority assessment would be
A) height and weight.
C) body temperature.
D) blood pressure.