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When reviewing a newly admitted patient's previous medication record, the nurse notes that the patient has previously been treated with aprepitant (Emend). The nurse is justified is suspecting that this patient's medical history includes which of the following?
A)Placement of a nasogastric tube
B)Chemotherapy
C)Endoscopy
D)Radiation therapy
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Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice
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Prescribers often order aprepitant as part of combination therapy along with a 5-HT3 receptor antagonist and corticosteroids to treat both acute and delayed nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy. NG tube insertion, radiation therapy, and endoscopy are not typical indications for the use of aprepitant.

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