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NCLEX-RN® Review



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Question 1.
The family member caring for a client with Parkinson's disease at home notifies the nurse that the client is demonstrating extrapyramidal symptoms. The nurse should instruct the caregiver to:


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Question 2.
The client asks what can be expected from drug therapy for treatment of parkinsonism. The best response by the nurse would be:


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Question 3.
Levodopa (Laradopa) is prescribed for a client with Parkinson's disease. The nurse's discharge teaching should include: (Select all that apply.)


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Question 4.
The nurse provides nutritional counseling for a client receiving levodopa. The client should be encouraged to:


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Question 5.
The client receiving an anticholinergic drug for treatment of Parkinson's disease complains of dry mouth. Nursing intervention should include advising the client to:


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Question 6.
A client has been started on benztropine (Cogentin) for relief of parkinsonian symptoms. Which of the following statements made by the client best indicates the drug is producing a therapeutic effect?


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Question 7.
Donepezil (Aricept) is prescribed for a client with Alzheimer's disease. The nurse determines that the medication is having positive effects when what is observed?


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Question 8.
The lab results of a client treated for Alzheimer's disease reveals increased liver function tests. The nurse recognizes that the drug most likely to cause this side effect is:


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Question 9.
A client with Alzheimer's disease has been receiving medication therapy for several months. The nurse should teach the client and caregiver to report signs of overdose, which include:


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Question 10.
During the initial treatment with levodopa for clients with Parkinson's disease, nursing interventions should include:


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