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CHAPTER 28: ANXIOLYTICS AND OTHER AGENTS USED TO TREAT PSYCHIATRIC CONDITIONS

 

TRUE/FALSE

 

  1. Situational anxiety exists when a stressful or threatening occurrence provokes an anxious response.

 

ANS:  T                    PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 632             OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Knowledge

 

  1. Pathologic anxiety can usually be related to a specific cause or event.

 

ANS:  F

 

  Feedback
Correct Pathologic anxiety usually cannot be related to a specific cause or event.
Incorrect  

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 633            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Knowledge

 

  1. Even a moderate amount of anxiety is detrimental to a person’s normal functioning.

 

ANS:  F

 

  Feedback
Correct A moderate amount of anxiety tends to improve performance and may be desirable.
Incorrect  

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 632            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Comprehension

 

  1. Antianxiety agents (anxiolytics) are sometimes referred to as “minor tranquilizers.”

 

ANS:  T                    PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 632

OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Comprehension

 

  1. Most benzodiazepines are metabolized primarily by microsomal enzymes in the liver.

 

ANS:  T                    PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 634

OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Comprehension

 

MULTIPLE CHOICE

 

  1. Buspirone has been prescribed for the client. The nurse knows the optimum therapeutic response should be achieved in:
a. one to two days. c. one to two weeks
b. two to four days. d. three to four weeks.

 

 

ANS:  D

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: Little response will be noted.
B Incorrect: Some response might be noted.
C Incorrect: A clinical response should be noted, but not optimal response.
D Correct: This is the point of optimal response.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 635            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Knowledge

 

  1. The nurse understands which of the following is true regarding antidepressant drugs:
a. higher initial doses are often required in elderly clients.
b. the client should be started on a single, daily dose.
c. antidepressants can cause constipation and urinary retention.
d. antidepressant drugs do not exert both peripheral and central anticholinergic actions.

 

 

ANS:  C

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: Lower initial doses should be used in the elderly.
B Incorrect: The client should be started on moderate daily divided doses.
C Correct: The peripheral and central anticholinergic actions can cause these.
D Incorrect: They can exert both peripheral and central anticholinergic actions.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 640            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Comprehension

 

  1. Antidepressant therapy should not be used on a p.r.n. basis because:
a. undesirable side effects are more likely to occur.
b. it is difficult to achieve client cooperation when dosing is irregular.
c. therapeutic effects of therapy may not be evident for two to three weeks.
d. clients may not know when they are needed.

 

 

ANS:  C

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: Both therapeutic and adverse effects will be later in coming.
B Incorrect: rationale for no p.r.n. dosing.
C Correct: P.R.N. dosing delays therapeutic effects.
D Incorrect: rationale for no p.r.n. dosing.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 639            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Comprehension

 

  1. In addressing deficient knowledge about treatment of mental illness, the nurse should:
a. suggest potential benefits of antipsychotic medications.
b. inform the client that many people recover from mental illness.
c. inform the client that most people achieve control of illness through use of medication.
d. teach the client about the process of self-adjustment of medications.

 

 

ANS:  B

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: Many clients may not know how to respond to this information.
B Correct: This is a true and appropriate statement.
C Incorrect: This is not an appropriate teaching focus.
D Incorrect: This is not an appropriate teaching focus.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 649            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Application

 

  1. In evaluating a client on anxiolytics for the presence of therapeutic effects, which of the following would indicate a positive response?
a. decreased frequency of seizures c. improved muscular rigidity
b. increased blood pressure d. decreased pulse rate

 

 

ANS:  A

 

  Feedback
A Correct: This would indicate a therapeutic response.
B Incorrect: Decrease in blood pressure would be a therapeutic response.
C Incorrect: Decrease in muscle spasms would be a therapeutic response.
D Incorrect: Although a possible therapeutic response, it is not the best answer.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 650            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Evaluation

 

  1. Successful resolution of the goal related to deficient knowledge of the client receiving alprazolam would be:
a. Client asks appropriate questions of the nurse regarding self-administration of alprazolam as prescribed.
b. Client does not sustain injury resulting from alprazolam therapy.
c. Client remains compliant with alprazolam therapy.
d. Client verbalizes understanding of anxiolytic medication, adverse effects, and the need for compliance.

 

 

ANS:  D

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: This is related to compliance with therapy.
B Incorrect: This is related to risk for injury.
C Incorrect: This is related to compliance with therapy.
D Correct: This is the appropriate goal for deficient knowledge.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 651            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Evaluation

 

  1. The client prescribed fluoxetine refuses to take the medication after three days, stating the medication is causing him to be drowsy “even during the day.” The best response by the nurse is:
a. “These initial side effects can be difficult, but they generally decrease with continued use of the medication.”
b. “These side effects are serious. You should stop taking the medication.”
c. “I’ll inform your health care provider that you no longer want to take this medication.”
d. “Prozac is prescribed for a serious psychiatric disorder; therefore, you cannot refuse to take this medication.”

 

 

ANS:  A

 

  Feedback
A Correct: This is a true and appropriate response by the nurse.
B Incorrect: This encourages noncompliance.
C Incorrect: This encourages noncompliance and is not supportive of the client’s therapy.
D Incorrect: This comment may encourage noncompliance because the nurse states that the client “must.”

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 641            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Application

 

  1. In caring for a client on lithium therapy, the nurse should:
a. encourage the client to avoid sodium-based beverages.
b. instruct the client to consume foods low in sodium.
c. assess the client for use of diuretics.
d. instruct significant others to monitor client’s vital signs daily at home.

 

 

ANS:  C

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: Sodium should not be restricted when taking lithium.
B Incorrect: Sodium should not be restricted when taking lithium.
C Correct: Diuretics increase the excretion of sodium and thus increase the risk of lithium toxicity.
D Incorrect: This is not an appropriate nursing action.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 648            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Application

 

  1. A client receiving amitriptylin has achieved the desired dosage level. The nurse should instruct the client to:
a. always take at bedtime.
b. do not take with food or drugs containing tyramine.
c. do not take in the evening.
d. never use in combination with diuretics.

 

 

ANS:  A

 

  Feedback
A Correct: Because of the effects on the CNS, this is the appropriate time to take amitriptylin once a desired dosage level has been achieved.
B Incorrect: This does not pertain to amitriptylin.
C Incorrect: This does not pertain to amitriptylin.
D Incorrect: This does not pertain to amitriptylin.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 640            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Comprehension

 

  1. When teaching a client taking lithium about dietary intake of fluids, the nurse should instruct the client to limit intake of:
a. fruit juices. c. sugar-containing beverages.
b. caffeinated beverages. d. artificially sweetened beverages.

 

 

ANS:  B

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: These do not need to be limited.
B Correct: This client should limit intake of caffeinated beverages and alcoholic beverages.
C Incorrect: These do not need to be limited.
D Incorrect: These do not need to be limited.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 660            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Application

 

  1. If a once-daily dose of an antipsychotic medication has inadvertently been skipped, the client should be instructed to:
a. call the health care provider immediately.
b. double the dose of the medication for the next day.
c. do nothing except take the next daily dose as prescribed.
d. take one-half the normal dose the next day and the full dose thereafter.

 

 

ANS:  C

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: This is not an emergency.
B Incorrect: This could easily produce adverse effects.
C Correct: This is the appropriate instruction.
D Incorrect: This is not appropriate instruction.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 656, Safe Nursing Practice

OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Comprehension

 

  1. The nurse would provide education to the client about decreasing the occurrence of orthostatic hypotension by stating:
a. “Rise slowly in the morning.”
b. “Do not abruptly stop taking your medication.”
c. “Wear elastic stockings at all times.”
d. “Eat a high-carbohydrate snack at night.”

 

 

ANS:  A

 

  Feedback
A Correct: Changing positions slowly will help decrease orthostatic hypotension.
B Incorrect: This is not appropriate instruction to decrease orthostatic hypotension.
C Incorrect: Elastic stockings should be put on before rising, not worn all the time.
D Incorrect: Eating a high-protein snack at bedtime will decrease orthostatic hypotension.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 651            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Application

 

  1. The nurse has taught the client about the importance of not abruptly discontinuing anxiolytic medications. The nurse believes that the client understands the concepts when the client is able to verbalize which of the following symptoms of withdrawal?
a. abrupt onset of seizures, hypertension c. increased hunger, headache
b. insomnia, weakness, and irritability d. nausea, vomiting, drowsiness

 

 

ANS:  B

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: These are not manifestations of anxiolytic withdrawal.
B Correct: These are manifestations of withdrawal, including nausea, vomiting, headache, anxiety, anorexia, and muscle tremors.
C Incorrect: These are not manifestations of anxiolytic withdrawal.
D Incorrect: These are not manifestations of anxiolytic withdrawal.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 651            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Evaluation

 

  1. When teaching a client taking clozapine, the nurse should include:
a. restrict your fluid intake. c. avoid sunscreen products.
b. increase your exercise level. d. avoid direct sunlight.

 

 

ANS:  D

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: Adequate fluid intake is necessary to prevent dehydration.
B Incorrect: This is not specifically related to antipsychotic agents.
C Incorrect: Sunscreen should be used when outside.
D Correct: Antipsychotic agents can cause photosensitivity.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 661            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Application

 

  1. A client taking an anxiolytic drug should avoid the simultaneous use of:
a. antihypertensives. c. B-complex vitamins.
b. central nervous system depressants. d. ascorbic acid supplements.

 

 

ANS:  B

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: This is not a contraindication; however, the client would need to be monitored for hypotension.
B Correct: These could result in excessive sedation.
C Incorrect: These are not contraindicated.
D Incorrect: These are not contraindicated.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 651, Safe Nursing Practice 28-1    OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Knowledge

 

  1. A client who has been taking an anxiolytic comes to the clinic with the following signs and symptoms: nausea and vomiting, headache, anxiety, irritability, muscle tremors, and insomnia. The nurse should consider that the client may be experiencing:
a. drug overdose. c. an idiosyncratic reaction to the drug.
b. sudden drug withdrawal. d. a hypersensitivity reaction to the drug.

 

 

ANS:  B

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: These are manifestations of sudden drug withdrawal.
B Correct: These are manifestations of sudden drug withdrawal.
C Incorrect: These are manifestations of sudden drug withdrawal.
D Incorrect: These are manifestations of sudden drug withdrawal.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 651            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Comprehension

 

  1. The health care provider prescribes flumazenil for a client receiving a benzodiazepine. The nurse assesses the client for manifestations of:
a. psychotic response to the benzodiazepine.
b. toxic manic reaction to the benzodiazepine.
c. abrupt withdrawal of benzodiazepine.
d. benzodiazepine-induced CNS depression.

 

 

ANS:  D

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: purpose of administering flumazenil.
B Incorrect: purpose of administering flumazenil.
C Incorrect: purpose of administering flumazenil.
D Correct: Flumazenil is used to reverse this CNS depression.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 634            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Comprehension

 

  1. The client taking an antipsychotic agent complains of dry mouth and nasal congestion. The nurse understands that these manifestations indicate:
a. a toxic response to the medication. c. a hypertensive crisis.
b. anticholinergic effects. d. extrapyramidal symptoms (EPS).

 

 

ANS:  B

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: These do not represent toxicity.
B Correct: These are anticholinergic effects common to antipsychotic medications.
C Incorrect: These do not represent hypertensive crisis.
D Incorrect: These are not EPS.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 656, Safe Nursing Practice 28-4

OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Comprehension

 

  1. Tardive dyskinesia is most likely to develop in clients on antipsychotic drugs:
a. when drug doses are increased.
b. within the first three weeks of therapy.
c. when long-term therapy is discontinued.
d. when the client exhibits episodes of depression.

 

 

ANS:  C

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: This is not true of tardive dyskinesia.
B Incorrect: This is not true of tardive dyskinesia.
C Correct: This is characteristic of the occurrence of tardive dyskinesia.
D Incorrect: This is not true of tardive dyskinesia.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 645            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Knowledge

 

  1. A client is receiving pheneizine sulfate for his affective disorder. The nurse should instruct the client to avoid which of the following foods?
a. pork chops c. saltine crackers
b. chicken livers d. canned peaches

 

 

ANS:  B

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: These are not tyramine-rich foods.
B Correct: These are tyramine-rich and a client taking an MAO inhibitor should avoid tyramine-rich foods.
C Incorrect: These are not tyramine-rich foods.
D Incorrect: These are not tyramine-rich foods.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 639 | p. 640 | p. 653, Safe Nursing Practice 28-2

OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Comprehension

 

  1. A client receiving antipsychotic therapy experiences a paradoxical reaction. The nurse should:
a. change administration to every other day.
b. change administration to twice per day.
c. assist the client to a supine position.
d. hold the next dose and notify the health care provider.

 

 

ANS:  D

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: This is not an appropriate nursing action.
B Incorrect: This is not an appropriate nursing action.
C Incorrect: appropriate nursing action.
D Correct: The health care provider should be notifiedRemember, the drug can be discontinued.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 645            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Application

 

  1. A client receiving lithium has a serum lithium level of 0.8 mEq/L. The nurse should:
a. plan to administer the next dose.
b. notify the health care provider immediately.
c. monitor the client for hypotension.
d. Monitor the client for hyperreflexia.

 

 

ANS:  A

 

  Feedback
A Correct: This is a therapeutic lithium levelRemember, the nurse should plan to administer the next dose.
B Incorrect: This is not an appropriate response by the nurse.
C Incorrect: This action would be appropriate if the lithium level was > 3 mEq/L.
D Incorrect: This action would be appropriate if the lithium level was 2-3 mEq/L.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 652, Box 28-1                             OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Application

 

  1. The client receiving clozapine asks the nurse why she needs weekly blood tests. The nurse’s best response is:
a. “Clozapine can cause a blood disorderRemember, we monitor you weekly to detect it early.”
b. “We routinely do weekly blood tests on clients receiving antipsychotic medications.”
c. “It is nothing to be concerned about, but be sure to keep your weekly appointments.”
d. “I really don’t know, but we can ask your doctor at your next visit.”

 

 

ANS:  A

 

  Feedback
A Correct: Agranulocytosis is monitored for by weekly blood tests.
B Incorrect: This is not a true statement.
C Incorrect: This is patronizing to the client and does not answer the client’s question.
D Incorrect: The nurse should be familiar with medications taken by clients.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 645            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Application

 

  1. Which of the following benzodiazepines would be most appropriate to administer to an elderly client?
a. doxepin c. alprazolam
b. oxazepam d. phenelzine

 

 

ANS:  B

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: This is not a benzodiazepine.
B Correct: This is useful in older adults.
C Incorrect: best choice.
D Incorrect: This is an MAO inhibitor.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 637, Table 28-1

OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Comprehension

 

  1. A client is prescribed alprazolam 0.5 mg by mouth three times a day. The pharmacy sends 250 mcg tablets. The client should take how many tablets per dose?
a. one tablet c. 2 tablets
b. 1/2 tablet d. 1 1/2 tablets

 

 

ANS:  C

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: This equals 0.25 mg.
B Incorrect: This equals 0.125 mg.
C Correct: 250 mcg = 0.25 mg. Divide 0.5 mg by 0.25 mg = 2 tablets.
D Incorrect: This equals 0.375 mg.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 103 | p. 636                                  OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Application

 

  1. A client is experiencing an extrapyramidal symptom. Which of the following is an EPS?
a. clonic seizure c. akathisia
b. peptic ulceration d. hypertension

 

 

ANS:  C

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: This is not an EPS.
B Incorrect: This is not an EPS.
C Correct: Akathisia is a feeling of restlessness, causing the client to be unable to sit still and is an example of EPS.
D Incorrect: This is not an EPS.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 645            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Knowledge

 

  1. The health care provider prescribes sertraline to a client for depression. The nurse understands that this agent acts as a/an:
a. monoamine oxidase inhibitor.
b. selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).
c. benzodiazepine.
d. tricyclic antidepressant.

 

 

ANS:  B

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: Sertraline is not a monoamine oxidase inhibitor.
B Correct: Sertraline is an SSRI.
C Incorrect: Sertraline is not a benzodiazepine.
D Incorrect: Sertraline is not a tricyclic antidepressant.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 638            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Knowledge

 

  1. Clients using a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor should avoid the use of:
a. oral decongestants. c. aspirin.
b. multivitamin products. d. laxatives.

 

 

ANS:  A

 

  Feedback
A Correct: These can increase the risk of hypertensive crisis.
B Incorrect: These are not contraindicated with MAO inhibitor use.
C Incorrect: These are not contraindicated with MAO inhibitor use.
D Incorrect: These are not contraindicated with MAO inhibitor use.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 653            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Comprehension

 

  1. The client who is prescribed tranylcypromine sulfate must be cautioned against incorporation of which of the following foods into the diet?
a. milk c. cheddar cheese
b. potatoes d. oranges

 

 

ANS:  C

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: This is not tyramine-rich.
B Incorrect: This is not tyramine-rich.
C Correct: This is tyramine-rich and should be avoided by clients receiving MAO inhibitors.
D Incorrect: This is not tyramine-rich.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 639 | p. 640, Table 28-2 | p. 652

OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Comprehension

 

  1. When administering and monitoring medications given to clients for psychiatric disorders, the nurse should anticipate:
a. Most of these clients are too ill to take their medication without assistance.
b. Compliance issues are common in these clients.
c. The need to teach the client that all side effects resolve with time.
d. Most of these clients do not have support systems.

 

 

ANS:  B

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: This is not supported by evidence.
B Correct: Compliance is the most common issue in psychiatric clients related to medications.
C Incorrect: This is not supported by evidence.
D Incorrect: This is not supported by evidence.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 653            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Comprehension

 

  1. When caring for a client receiving risperidone, the nurse should:
a. monitor the client for anemia. c. monitor the client’s triglyceride level.
b. monitor the client’s vital signs. d. monitor the client’s blood glucose.

 

 

ANS:  D

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: Risperidone does not increase the risk of anemia.
B Incorrect: There is no specific need for this action.
C Incorrect: There is no specific need for this action.
D Correct: Clients receiving atypical antipsychotic medications are at increased risk for the development of diabetes mellitus.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 655, Safe Nursing Practice 28-3    OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Application

 

  1. When caring for a client receiving olanzapine, the nurse should:
a. instruct the client to restrict sodium intake.
b. encourage the client to exercise at least four times a week.
c. monitor the client’s cholesterol levels.
d. monitor the client’s dietary intake.

 

 

ANS:  C

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: This is not an appropriate nursing action.
B Incorrect: This is not an appropriate nursing action related to olanzapine.
C Correct: Clients receiving clozapine and olanzapine are at increased risk for dyslipidemia.
D Incorrect: This is not an appropriate nursing action specific to olanzapine.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 655, Safe Nursing Practice 28-3    OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Application

 

  1. When caring for a hospitalized client prescribed paroxetine, the nurse should:
a. provide assistance with ambulation.
b. assign a nursing assistant to feed the client.
c. closely monitor the client’s urinary output.
d. restrict use of opioids for pain management.

 

 

ANS:  A

 

  Feedback
A Correct: Antidepressants can cause drowsiness and orthostatic hypotension.
B Incorrect: Antidepressants do not affect the client’s ability to self-feed.
C Incorrect: Antidepressants do not affect urinary output.
D Incorrect: If a client is experiencing moderate to severe pain, prescribed opioids should be administered.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 641, Table 28-4                           OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Application

 

  1. During a follow-up office visit of a male client taking an antidepressant, the client tells the nurse that, “since I started taking this medication I haven’t been able to get an erection.” The nurse’s best response is:
a. “You really need to be compliant with your medications.”
b. “We’ll talk to your doctor about changing your medication.”
c. “Weren’t you told that this could be a side effect of your medication?”
d. “I’ll talk to your doctor before your next appointment, to see if anything can be done.”

 

 

ANS:  B

 

  Feedback
A Incorrect: appropriate nursing response at this point.
B Correct: Decreased libido is an adverse effect of antidepressants that requires a change in medications.
C Incorrect: This is not an appropriate nursing response.
D Incorrect: appropriate nursing response.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 653            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Application

 

MULTIPLE RESPONSE

 

  1. The nurse recognizes which of the following as an extrapyramidal symptom(s)?
a. photosensitivity c. tics
b. rhythmic clonic muscle contractions d. pigmentary changes in the eye

 

 

ANS:  B, C

 

  Feedback
Correct b. and c. These are extrapyramidal symptoms.
Incorrect a. and d. These are not extrapyramidal symptoms.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 645            OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Knowledge

 

  1. If the client receiving an antipsychotic agent complains of a dry mouth, the nurse should offer which of the following suggestions?
a. suck on hard sugar candy c. rinse mouth often with mouthwash
b. rinse mouth often with water d. chew sugarless gum

 

 

ANS:  B, D

 

  Feedback
Correct b. and d. are suggestions that will help decrease mouth dryness.
Incorrect a. and c. Sugar candy will increase the risk of dental caries; most mouthwashes contain alcohol and will increase the mouth dryness.

 

 

PTS:   1                    REF:   p. 655             OBJ:   Cognitive Level: Application

 

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