CH 12 NCLEX PREP

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A patient is admitted to the hospital with a diagnosis of benzodiazepine overdose. The nurse anticipates the health care provider will prescribe which antidote for benzodiazepine overdose?

Flumazenil (Romazicon)

2

The nurse should monitor an older adult patient prescribed a benzodiazepine for treatment of insomnia for which potential adverse effect?

Unsteady gait

3

Which nursing diagnosis is appropriate for a patient who has just been administered a sedative-hypnotic drug?

Risk for injury and falls

4

A patient is admitted to the emergency department after taking an overdose of a barbiturate 15 minutes before arrival. The nurse can anticipate that which drug will be prescribed?

Charcoal (Activated charcoal)

5

During patient teaching, the nurse explains the difference between a sedative and hypnotic with which statement?

“Most drugs produce sedation at low doses and sleep, the hypnotic effect, at higher doses.”

6

The health care provider prescribes dantrolene (Dantrium) to a patient immediately after surgery. What condition does the nurse expect the patient has experienced?

Malignant hyperthermia

7

An intravenous dose of midazolam (Versed) has been prescribed for a patient before a colonoscopy. The nurse informs the patient that one of the most common adverse effects of this medication is what effect?

Amnesia