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A patient with a history of angina has sustained a mild head injury in a motor vehicle accident. He has nitroglycerin tablets for chest pain and asks the nurse for one due to chest pain. What effect will the nitroglycerin have on the patient's current status?
A)Nitroglycerin will raise the patient's blood pressure.
B)Nitroglycerin will cause decreased cerebral edema.
C)Nitroglycerin will increase intracranial pressure.
D)Nitroglycerin will decrease blood glucose.
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Nitroglycerin should be used cautiously in the presence of a head injury or cerebral hemorrhage because it may increase intracranial pressure. Nitroglycerin will lower blood pressure. Nitroglycerin can increase cerebral edema. Nitroglycerin does not have a direct effect on blood glucose.

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