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A nurse has called an elderly patient's surgeon to question the order for meperidine hydrochloride (Demerol) for pain control. The nurse's action is prompted by the possibility of what adverse effect associated with the use of Demerol in older adults?
A)Confusion
B)Blood dyscrasias
C)Gastrointestinal bleeding
D)Hepatotoxicity
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Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice
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Demerol is associated with confusion in older adults. It is not noted to cause blood dyscrasias, GI bleeding, or hepatotoxicity.

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