Posted: June 6th, 2017
In order to prevent the development of tolerance, the nurse instructs the patient to:
1. Apply the nitroglycerin patch every other day
2. Switch to sublingual nitroglycerin when the patient’s systolic blood pressure elevates to >140 mm Hg
3. Apply the nitroglycerin patch for 14 hours each and remove for 10 hours at night
4. Use the nitroglycerin patch for acute episodes of angina only
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