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A patient with a long-standing diagnosis of asthma is prescribed a beta-blocker for the treatment of angina. The nurse should consequently prioritize assessment for what health problem?
A)Bronchospasm
B)Hyperglycemia
C)Pleural effusion
D)Pneumonia
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Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice
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Patients with asthma should be observed for bronchospasm from blockage of beta2 receptors in the lung. The patient will not likely experience hyperglycemia, pleural effusion, or pneumonia.

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