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How would the nurse define the term nadir to a client?
C. The average number of days it takes for chemotherapy to have its peak effect on the bone marrow
The nurse would anticipate administering which medication to clients receiving high-dose methotrexate (Trexall)?
D. Leucovorin (Wellcovorin)
Nausea and vomiting are frequent adverse effects associated with antineoplastic therapy. What should the nurse advise clients experiencing these unpleasant adverse effects?
B. Try to maintain hydration and nutrition, which are very important during treatment.
Current research has led to discovery of cancer-causing viruses in humans. Which virus is linked to cancer and can be prevented in humans?
C. Human papillomavirus (HPV)
When teaching a client receiving paclitaxel (Taxol), the nurse should instruct the client about which common adverse effect?
A. Joint pain
Which are general adverse effects of chemotherapy? Select all that apply.
Combinations of antineoplastic drugs are frequently used for which purpose? Select all that apply.
B. Prevent drug resistance
C. Decrease the severity of adverse effects
E. Provide a synergistic action