Antilipemic Drugs

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jenplu
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Antilipemic Drugs
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2010-03-08 23:57:03
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High Cholesterol/triglycerides
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  1. Patients taking cholestyramine may experience which of the following adverses effects?
    A. blurred vision and photophobia
    B. diarrhea and abdominal cramps
    C. belching and bloating
    D. drowsiness and difficulty concentrating
    C. belching ang bloating
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Dietary measures for the patient on antilipemic therapy include which of the following? Select all that apply.
    A. taking supplements of fat soluble vitamins
    B. increasing the intake of raw vegetables, fruit, and bran
    C. increasing fluid intake
    D. choosing foods that are lower in cholesterol and saturated fats
    E. taking supplements of b vitamins
    A. taking supplements of fat soluble vitamins

    c. increasing fluid intake
    d. choosing foods that are lower in cholesterol and saturated fats
    e. increasing the intake of raw vegetables, fruit, and bran
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. In reviewing the history of a newly admitted cardiac patient, the nurse recognizes that which of the following conditions she notes is a contraindication to antilipemic therapy?
    A. Diabetes mellitus
    B. coronary artery disease
    C. liver disease
    D. renal disease
    C. liver disease
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. A woman is being screen in the cardiac clinic for risk factors for coronary artery disease. Which of the following would be considered a negative, or favorable, risk factor for her?
    A. Age of 57 years
    B. HDL cholesterol level of 30 mg/dl
    C. HDL cholesterol level of 75 mg/dl
    D. Early menopause
    C. HDL cholesterol level of 75 mg/dl
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. A patient who has started taking niacin complains that he "hates the side effects." What statement by the nurse is most appropriate?
    A. "You will soon build up tolerance to these side effects."
    B. "You should take niacin on an empty stomach."
    C. "Try taking a small dose of ibuprofen or another nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug 30 minutes before taking the niacin."
    D. "You can take the niacin every other day if the side effects are bothersome."
    C. "Try taking a small dose of ibuprofen or another nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug 30 minutes before taking the niacin."
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Which lipoprotein is often called the "good cholesterol"?
    A. Low-density lipoprotein (LDL)
    B. High-density lipoprotein (HDL)
    C. Triglycerides
    D. Very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL)
    B. High-density lipoprotein (HDL)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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