October 26, 2011

NCLEX-RN Practice Question Challenge!

Correct Answer: 4

1: Indicates improvement in anemia. Procrit is a biologic response modifier, used to stimulate red blood cell production. Procrit is used to treat anemia due to chronic renal failure, zidovudine (AZT) therapy and chemotherapy
2: Contraindicated if client is diagnosed with uncontrolled hypertension
3: May experience flu-like symptoms at the beginning of therapy. Side effects include arthralgias, nausea and edema
4: CORRECT | Likelihood of hypertension and seizures increase if the hematocrit increases by more than 4 points in 2 weeks. Contact physician to decrease dose