A) a high-pitched cry
C) an electrolyte imbalance
Question 15 A 68-year-old man is being treated for benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) and began treatment with finasteride (Proscar) 3 months ago. When planning the care of this patient, what desired outcome should the nurse prioritize?
A) The patient will remain free of sexual side effects related to drug therapy
B) The patient will experience complete bladder emptying
C) The patient will remain free of urethral pain
D) The patient will not experience hematuria
Question 16 A male patient with a medical background tells the nurse that he is not satisfied with the oral synthetic testosterone that has been prescribed for him and he would like to try a natural form of oral testosterone. Which of the following would be an appropriate response by the nurse?
A) “Natural testosterone undergoes a high first-pass effect and is not used orally.”
B) “Natural testosterone poses a higher risk of gynecomastia.”
C) “Natural testosterone undergoes a short first-past effect and is less extensively metabolized than what has been prescribed for you.”
D) “Natural testosterone would be more effective for you.”
Question 17 A nurse is caring for a patient who is at 28 weeks’ gestation and is receiving terbutaline (Brethine) to control preterm labor. Which of the following assessment parameters should the nurse prioritize?
A) Maternal body temperature
B) Fetal heart rate (FHR)
C) Correct fetal position
D) Fetal blood pressure
Question 18 A nurse is working with a patient in the clinic who has erectile dysfunction. The patient has been prescribed sildenafil (Viagra). The patient wants to do everything he can to promote effectiveness of the drug. The nurse will instruct him to
A) avoid taking the drug with a high-protein meal
B) avoid taking the drug with a high-fat meal
C) drink plenty of fluids
D) take a double dose of the drug
Question 19 A patient is being discharged from the hospital and will be taking oxybutynin (Ditropan) for overactive bladder. The nurse will instruct the patient that she will be taking a medication
A) that will be provided in pill form and which may cause lightheadedness
B) that will be administered as a weekly IM injection in an outpatient setting
C) that may be prescribed as a patch and which may cause dry mouth
D) that can be inhaled and that may cause occasional heart palpitations
Question 20 A nurse is discussing with a 58-year-old male patient the causes of erectile dysfunction in men over 50 years of age. Which of the following will the nurse inform the patient is the primary physical cause of erectile dysfunction of men in this age group?
A) Emotional stress
B) Atherosclerosis of the penile artery
C) Diabetes mellitus
D) Decrease in testosterone levels
Question 21 A nurse is working with a 16-year-old pregnant teen and assessing for behavior that may put the baby at risk. The most important assessment the nurse can make is
A) whether the pregnant woman uses illegal substances
B) whether the pregnant woman has health insurance
C) the pregnant woman’s exercise habits
D) the pregnant woman’s dietary habits
Question 22 A man has a demonstrated history of androgen deficiency and the consequences of this health problem include an inability to maintain an erection. Which of the following medications would best address this patient’s erectile dysfunction (ED)?
A) Sildenafil (Viagra)
B) Tamsulosin (Flomax)
C) Exogenous testosterone
D) Tadalafil (Cialis)
Question 23 Which of the following would the nurse include in a teaching plan about the signs and symptoms of thrombophlebitis and thromboembolism that should be reported by a patient taking estrogen?
A) Cholestatic jaundice
C) Headaches and chest pain
D) Breast tenderness