ATI Capstone NCLEX Review EXAM QUESTIONS WITH
VERIFIED ANSWERS GRADED A+ LATEST 2023-2024
1)4 steps of Critical Thinking –
1. identify and analyze the problem;
2. recall info you need to resolve the problem;
3. evaluate each option
4. select the correct or priority option
2)5-HT3 receptor antagonists (serotonin antagonists) –
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3.a 45-year-old client is taking methylprednisolone. What pharmacological action should the
nurse expect with this therapy? –
ANS-corticosteroids, such as methylprednisolone, will suppress airway mucus production;
therapy should promote responsiveness of beta2 receptors. Adverse effects of this medication
include bone loss and formation of candidiasis
4.a 52-year-old client with a Hx of angina has been prescribed transdermal nitroglycerin. Which
of the following adverse effects is not seen with this therapy? –
ANS-productive cough; nitroglycerin therapy does not directly have an effect lung function.
Physiologically, vasodilation should effect capillary perfusion and decrease lung secretions.
5.a client has been prescribed lisinopril. What medication interaction should the nurse instruct
this client about? –
ANS-Potassium supplements and potassium-sparing diuretics increase the risk of hyperkalemia
in clients taking ACE inhibitors such as lisinopril. Clients should only take potassium
supplements if prescribed by the provider. Clients should also avoid salt substitutes that contain
6.a client is prescribed propranolol. What client history findings would require the nurse to
clarify this prescription? –
ANS-asthma; clients with asthma should avoid Beta2 Blockade agents such as propranolol.