The physician has ordered atropine for the treatment of symptomatic bradycardia. The nurse should question this order in which of the following patient conditions?


• Atropine is an anticholinergic medication and is contraindicated in patients with angle-closure glaucoma because it will increase optic pressure 

• Atropine is contraindicated in patients with pyloric stenosis or prostatic hypertrophy due to the increased risk of urinary retention associated with anticholinergic medications 

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