MALE & FEMALE HORMONES COMPREHENSIVE QUESTIONS & ANSWERS STUDY GUIDE
MALE AND FEMALE HORMONES
A 51-year-old female patient has been receiving doxorubicin (Adriamycin) for metastatic breast cancer. Her medical record indicates she has cardiomyopathy and a cumulative dose of 300 mg/m2 of doxorubicin. 	The use of dexrazoxane in conjunction with doxorubicin
The nurse practitioner has recommended that a breast-feeding woman take her prescribed medications just before her infant takes his longest nap of the day. 	reduce neonatal drug exposure.
A nurse is working with a 16-year-old pregnant teen and assessing for behavior that may put the baby at risk. The most important assessment the nurse can make is	whether the pregnant woman uses illegal substances.
Which of the following will the nurse inform the patient is the primary physical cause of erectile dysfunction of men in this age group?	Atherosclerosis of the penile artery
A nurse is instructing a 19-year-old female patient on the use of fluconazole for candida vaginitis. A teaching priority will be to	use an alternative form of birth control, if taking an oral contraceptive
A patient is taking etoposide for a testicular tumor refractory to treatment. The nursing assessment reveals that he is also taking warfarin. The nurse must carefully monitor for which of the following?	Elevated prothrombin time
terbutaline (Brethine) IV for 24 hours to control preterm labor. Which of the following nursing actions will the nurse take to decrease the risk of hypotension and promote circulation to the fetus?	Instruct the patient to lie on her left side during the infusion
A 38-year-old pregnant patient admits to the nurse that she is an alcoholic and has been consuming alcohol during her pregnancy. The nurse knows that using alcohol during pregnancy may result in a child who presents with	Microcephaly
A 36-year-old woman with a history of dysmenorrhea has begun treatment with progesterone, The nurse participating in the woman's care should prioritize which of the following potential nursing diagnoses?	Risk for Injury related to loss of vision or thrombotic events
A patient is taking flavoxate hydrochloride (Urispas) to help control an overactive bladder. On a follow-up visit to the clinic, the nurse will question the patient about which of the following?	Dental hygiene
A man has a demonstrated history of androgen deficiency and the consequences of this health problem include an inability to maintain an erection. Which of the following medications would best address this patient's erectile dysfunction (ED)	Exogenous testosterone
A 20-year-old woman will soon begin taking oral contraceptives for the first time. What advice should the nurse provide to this patient?	Make sure to seek care quickly if you experience bad headaches, calf pain, or changes in vision.”
Since the patient has diabetes, the physician has decided to use oxytocin (Pitocin) to initiate labor contractions. When talking to the patient about medication the nurse should understand that the most common adverse effects of the drug	uterine tachysystole.
A male patient is taking finasteride for BPH. Which of the following will the nurse evaluate at each clinic visit?	Urinary elimination pattern
A woman who is in the second trimester of her first pregnancy has been experiencing frequent headaches and has sought advice from her nurse practitioner about safe treatment options. What analgesic can the nurse most safely recommend?	Acetaminophen
Which of the following assessment findings most likely prompted the patient's physician to order magnesium sulfate for this patient?	Systolic blood pressure readings in excess of 190 mmHg