A nurse has to administer 0.06 ml/kg of hep B immune globulin IM to a pt. the total body weight of the pt is 50 kg. How many ml of the drug should be administered to the pt.
A nurse is required to administer a varicella vaccine to a female pt planning to start a family. How long after the vaccination should the nurse instructs the pt to wait before getting pregnant?
A child is brought by his parents to the HCF for MMR vaccination. On taking the medical hx, the nurse understands that the child had received an antivenin injection for snakebite 2 days before. Which of the following is the most appropriate time period for administration of live vaccines to the child?
After 6 to 12 weeks
A child who is recovering from a chickenpox infection is given aspirin for his fever. Which of the following conditions develop following the simultaneous administration of salicylates and the varicella vaccine?
When educating a group of nursing students on immunologic agents, the nurse explains about a particular kind of immunity that develops by injecting ready-made antibodies found in the serum of immune individuals or animals. Which of the following kinds of immunity is the nurse referring to?
A pt with a hx of chronic cough is suspected of having pulmonary TB. Which of the following vaccinations is used to prevent the condition?
A forest ranger arrives at a community clinic for prophylactic vaccination. Which of the following vaccines would be most important to be administered to the ranger?
A nurse is caring for a pt who has been bitten by a coral snake. Which of the following agents is to be administered to the pt in this condition?
A nurse is educating a group of nursing students about the immediate reactions after administering antivenins. Within which of the following time periods will the immediate reaction be seen if the pt is sensitive to the antivenin?
When educating a group of nursing students on immunologic agents, the nurse refers to a substance that is attenuated (or weakened) but still capable of stimulating the formation of antitoxins. Which of the following is the nurse referring to?
A pt visits the HCF for info on cancer. The pt asks the nurse if regular consumption of green tea can cause harm. Which of the following should the nurse inform the pt as possible effects of green tea?
A nurse is caring for a pt who is prescribed velban, a vina alkaloid. The pt wants to know the action of the drug on the cell cycle. Which of the following should the nurse inform the pt?
Interferes with amino acid production in the S phase
A pt has been prescribed tx with antineoplastic drugs, which have a depressing effect on the bone marrow. What pre-administration assessment should the nurse perform for this pt with respect to the depressing effect of the bone marrow?
Complete blood count
A nurse is caring for a pt being treated with antineoplastic drugs. The pt is at risk for thrombocytopenia due to bone marrow suppression. What should the nurse monitor for in this pt?
A pt is to start with chemotherapy. The pt is worried about going bald in the course of the tx. How can the nurse assist the pt in being comfortable with his or her body image?
Suggest the use of a wig or cap
A nurse is caring for a pt who is at risk or erythema during antineoplastic drug therapy. What should the nurse suggest to this pt?
Wear loose protective clothing
A pt has been dx with cancer. The physician prescribes antineoplastic drug therapy to the pt. how should the nurse explain the use of antineoplastic drugs?
Delays spread of cancer to other sites
A pt has been prescribed melphalan, an alkylating agent, for the tx of ovarian tumor. The pt wants to know the action of the drug in treating the tumor. Which of the following should the nurse inform the pt
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