1.In administering Haldol (haloperidol) what are the two major side effects that the nurse should anticipate?.

A.Low hemoglobin and Hematocrit. B.High Respiration rate ,and high blood pressure.

C.Blood dysplasia and extrapyramidal symptoms. The nurse will observe hematology problems primarily blood dysplasia and extrapyramidal symptoms. D.High levels of Haldol in blood.

Correct answer is C.

2.What will be the best schedule for the administration of a psychostimulant such as methylphenidate(Ritalin)?.

A. Anytime that is convenient for the patient.

B.In the afternoon after 2pm.

C. Lunch time is the best.

D.During breakfast time and not after 2pm.Psychostimulant such as methylphenidate (Ritalin)will generate increased vigilance and attention in the medically ill ,depressed patient. ( client,person)

Correct answer is D.


Published by edochie99

A Registered Nurse with over twenty years of hospital experience, an author with Masters Degree in Nursing,also Bachelor Degree in Nursing,graduated in 1996 from USC,University of Southern California.MSN in 2009 University of Phoenix.

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