The client receives methyldopa (Aldomet), an adrenergic drug. The nurse determines that the client is having side effects when the client makes which statement?
I am so anxious; I really need to walk around the room.”
The client receives metaproterenol (Alupent), an adrenergic drug. A consulting physician orders carteolol (Cartrol), a beta-blocker. What best describes the nurse’s assessment?
The effects of metaproterenol (Alupent) will be decreased
The client receives nadolol (Corgard), a nonselective beta-adrenergic blocker. What will be the priority assessment of the nurse?
The nurse has been doing medication education for the client receiving atenolol (Tenormin), a beta-blocker. The nurse determines that learning has occurred when the client makes which statement?
“I need to take my pulse every day.”
The physician ordered prazosin (Minipress), an alpha-adrenergic blocker, for the client. The nurse plans to do medication education. What will the best plan of the nurse include?
Instruct the client to not take hot tub baths or hot showers.
The nurse has completed medication education about pyridostigmine (Mestinon), an indirect cholinergic drug, for the client with myasthenia gravis. The nurse determines that learning has occurred when the client makes which statement?
It is really important to take my medication on time.”