A nurse is preparing to initiate IV therapy for a client. Which of the following sites should the nurse use to place the peripheral IV catheter?
8. A nurse is preparing to initiate IV therapy for a client. Which of the following sites should the nurse use to place the peripheral IV catheter?
- Nondominant forearm basilic vein
- Dominant antecubital basilic vein
- Dominant distal dorsal vein
- Nondominant dorsal venous arch
9. A client who has active tuberculosis and is taking rifampin reports that his urine and sweat have developed a red-orange tinge. Which of the following actions should the nurse take?
- Check the client’s lover function test results.
- Document this as an expected finding.
- Instruct the client to increase his fluid intake.
- Prepare the client for dialysis.
10. A nurse is caring for a client who is taking triamterene. For which of the following laboratory values should the nurse withhold the medication?
- Albumin 4 g/dL
- Sodium 142 mEq/L
- BUN 16 mg/dL
- Potassium 5.3 mEq/L
11. A nurse is preparing to administer potassium chloride elixir 20 mEq/day PO to divide equally every 12 hr. Available is 6.7 mEq/5 mL. How many mL should the nurse administer per dose? (Round to answer to the nearest tenth. Use a leading zero if it applies. Do not use a trailing zero.)
12. A nurse is caring for a client who has major depression and a new prescription for citalopram. Which of the following adverse effects is the priority for the nurse to report to the provider?
- Weight loss
13. A nurse is caring for a client who has a prescription for total parental nutrition (TPN). Which of the following routes of administration should the nurse use.
- Central venous access device
- Midline catheter
14. A nurse is planning care for a client who requires treatment for high cholesterol. Which of the following prescriptions should the nurse expect to administer?