Top Posters
Since Sunday
56
50
26
18
16
16
15
14
14
14
14
13
New Topic  
wrote...
Posts: 26
Rep: 0 0
2 months ago
An adult patient has asked the nurse to recommend an OTC cold remedy because she is unsure which of the many options available is most appropriate. Before making a recommendation, the nurse should do which of the following?
A)Consult with a pharmacist or pharmacy technician.
B)Assess the patient's understanding of the epidemiology of the common cold and upper respiratory infections.
C)Assess the patient for health problems that may contraindicate the use of a particular remedy.
D)Ensure that the patient has tried some of the more common herbal and natural remedies.
Source  Download
Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice
Edition: 10th
Authors:
Read 11 times
1 Reply
Replies
Answer verified by a subject expert
wrote...
Posts: 167
2 months ago
Sign in or Sign up in seconds to unlock everything.
C
Feedback:
Before recommending a particular product, the nurse needs to assess the intended recipient for conditions or other medications that contraindicate the product's use. Herbal options do not need to precede pharmaceuticals, and the nurse does not necessarily need to consult with a pharmacist or pharmacy technician. The patient's understanding of the epidemiology of the common cold is not a high priority.

1
Related Topics
New Topic      
Explore
Post your homework questions and get free online help from our incredible volunteers.
Learn More
Improve Grades
Help Others
Save Time
Accessible 24/7
  290 People Browsing
Related Images
 745
 427

▶️ Video: Electrocardiogram Examination

For a complete list of videos, visit our video library