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NCLEX Practice Question of the Week

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Here is the weekly question posted on the NCSBN Learning Extension:

A pregnant woman is hospitalized for treatment of pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH) in the third trimester. She is receiving magnesium sulfate intravenously. A nurse understands that this medication is used mainly for what purpose?

  1. Maintain normal blood pressure
  2. Prevent convulsive seizures
  3. Decrease the respiratory rate
  4. Increase uterine blood flow

The correct answer is: 2 – Prevent convulsive seizures


Written by stereotypicalone

December 1, 2009 at 10:51

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    December 4, 2009 at 03:55

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