3. John is a 35-year-old mountain camper and enthusiast of outdoor activities comes to the emergency room of a government hospital. He states that he has been experiencing fever and chills for 2 days now. Further investigation reveals that John recently was camping in the tropical mountains. Culture reports reveal malaria. The attending physician orders chloroquine and primaquine.

  • What additional questions might the nurse ask to assist in helping John understand his condition? Explain why these questions would be important?
  • How would the nurse instruct John to take chloroquine and primaquine phosphate?
  • What particular areas need to be spoken to related to this drug therapy?

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