A charge nurse is teaching a newly licensed nurse about substance use
disorders during pregnancy. Which of the following statements by the newly
licensed nurse indicates an understanding of the teaching?
Encourage client who are prescribed methadone to breastfeed.
-The nurse should encourage clients who are prescribed methadone during pregnancy
to breastfeed their newborns to help with withdrawal symptoms.
A nurse is caring for a client who received terbutaline subcutaneously. Which of
the following findings is an indication the medication was effective?
Decreased frequency of contractions.
-Terbutaline is a tocolytic medication that is used to halt preterm labor. Terbutaline
cause relaxation of smooth muscle, which decrease uterine activity. Therefore, the
nurse should identify that a decrease in frequency of contractions is an indication that
terbutaline was effective