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A 79-year-old woman has been brought to the emergency department by ambulance with signs and symptoms of ischemic stroke. The care team would consider the STAT administration of what drug?
A)Low molecular weight heparin
B)Vitamin K
C)Clopidogrel (Plavix)
D)Alteplase (Activase)
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Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice
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Alteplase (Activase) is used as first-line therapy for the treatment of acute ischemic stroke in selected people. Vitamin K would exacerbate the woman's symptoms, and LMWH and Plavix would be ineffective.

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