1. A 76-year-old client is ordered three medications to be administered at 9 AM.
a. Discuss how the client’s current diagnosis and medical history will apply to the drug administration.
b. If one medication was available in 50-mg scored tablets and the nurse needed to give 175 mg, how many tablets would the nurse have to give?
2. Client safety is a major objective when administering medications.
a. What actions will the nurse take when interpreting medication orders?
b. Discuss various safety mechanisms that have been implemented to increase client safety.
3. A 70-year-old client reports an allergy to atropine.
a. What questions should the nurse ask the client?
b. What follow-up steps would the nurse take regarding this allergy?