CH 12 NCLEX PREP
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?
The nurse should monitor an older adult patient prescribed a benzodiazepine for treatment of insomnia for which potential adverse effect?
Which nursing diagnosis is appropriate for a patient who has just been administered a sedative-hypnotic drug?
Risk for injury and falls
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)
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.”
The health care provider prescribes dantrolene (Dantrium) to a patient immediately after surgery. What condition does the nurse expect the patient has experienced?
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?