Pharmacology For Nurse Anesthesiology! Quiz

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Pharmacology For Nurse Anesthesiology! Quiz

Pharmacology for nurse anesthesiology quiz! In order to work an anaesthetic, you are expected to have a deep understanding of how different drugs work their effects as well as things to look out for when one administers the drugs to a patient. Are you sure you now all this, this question is the perfect way to test yourself, do give it a shot and keep an eye out for more like it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is a highly protein-bound drug?
    • A. 

      Fentanyl

    • B. 

      Morphine

    • C. 

      Remifentanil

    • D. 

      Sufentanil

  • 2. 
    Select the drugs/treatments that can be used to treat post-op shivering (Choose 5).
    • A. 

      Methadone

    • B. 

      Meperidine

    • C. 

      Dexmedetomidine

    • D. 

      Nalbuphine

    • E. 

      Butorphanol

    • F. 

      Naloxone

    • G. 

      Tramadol

    • H. 

      Buprenorphine

    • I. 

      Codeine

    • J. 

      Bair Hugger

    • K. 

      Cooling Blanket

  • 3. 
    If your patient has been taking MAOI's at home, which drugs would you avoid with this patient? 
    • A. 

      Codeine

    • B. 

      Morphine

    • C. 

      Tramadol

    • D. 

      Meperidine

    • E. 

      Sufentanil

    • F. 

      Oxycodone

    • G. 

      Nalbuphine

    • H. 

      Methadone

  • 4. 
    Which of these is the most potent?
    • A. 

      Meperidine

    • B. 

      Morphine

    • C. 

      Remifentanil

    • D. 

      Sufentanil

  • 5. 
    Which of these is the greatest histamine releaser?
    • A. 

      Meperidine

    • B. 

      Fentanyl

    • C. 

      Morphine

    • D. 

      Codeine

  • 6. 
    Which medication would you give to reverse post-op ventilatory depression from Fentanyl, while maintaining analgesia?
    • A. 

      Flumazenil

    • B. 

      Naloxone, carefully titrated

    • C. 

      Switch to meperidine

    • D. 

      Nalbuphine

  • 7. 
    Morphine causes itching by releasing large amounts of histamine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What is the best agent to relieve post-op itching caused by Morphine?
    • A. 

      Naloxone 40-80 mcg IV

    • B. 

      Flumazenil, titrate by doses of 0.2 mg

    • C. 

      Nalbuphine

    • D. 

      Meperidine

    • E. 

      Butorphanol

  • 9. 
    Which of these will not cause miosis?
    • A. 

      Morphine

    • B. 

      Fentanyl

    • C. 

      Sufentanil

    • D. 

      Meperidine

  • 10. 
    Which opioid receptor causes diuresis?
    • A. 

      Mu1

    • B. 

      Mu2

    • C. 

      Kappa

    • D. 

      Delta

  • 11. 
    Which of these is not a characteristic of vaporizers?
    • A. 

      Agent-specific

    • B. 

      Temperature compensated

    • C. 

      Inside of circuit

    • D. 

      Flow-Over

    • E. 

      Variable bypass

  • 12. 
    Dynorphin is responsible for stimulating which opioid receptor?
    • A. 

      Mu

    • B. 

      Kappa

    • C. 

      Delta

  • 13. 
    Which of these is not a site of synthesis for Pro-opiomelanocortin?
    • A. 

      Pituitary

    • B. 

      Placenta

    • C. 

      Adrenal medulla

    • D. 

      Pancreas

  • 14. 
    You are caring for Mrs. So & So who has a past history of A-fib, DM, pancreatitis, and asthma. Which drug would you choose to relieve her pain?
    • A. 

      Ketorolac

    • B. 

      Morphine

    • C. 

      Fentanyl

    • D. 

      Ethanol

  • 15. 
    You are caring for Mr. So & So who is currently having a left BKA. You notice his HR increasing and his pupils are of normal size. His train of four is 0/4. What does this tell you?
    • A. 

      He is too light, increase the sevoflurane.

    • B. 

      Maybe he could use some more opioids to relieve pain.

    • C. 

      Maybe he could use more paralytic.

    • D. 

      He needs a little more midazolam to calm him down.

  • 16. 
    Partial pressure is measured in _______
  • 17. 
    Tension is usually measured in ________ .
  • 18. 
    Enkephalin is responsible for stimulating which opioid receptors?
    • A. 

      Mu and kappa

    • B. 

      Delta and kappa

    • C. 

      Mu and delta

  • 19. 
    MAC represents that half of patients will not
    • A. 

      Breathe on incision

    • B. 

      Move on incision

    • C. 

      Move on emergence

    • D. 

      Breathe spontaneously until emergence

  • 20. 
    Which of these is not an endogenous opioid peptide?
    • A. 

      Enkephalin

    • B. 

      Endorphin

    • C. 

      Dynorphin

    • D. 

      Epinorphin

  • 21. 
    Which class of drugs would you NOT give to a patient undergoing a cholangiogram?
    • A. 

      Benzo's

    • B. 

      Barbituates

    • C. 

      NSAIDs

    • D. 

      Opioids

  • 22. 
    Why is remifentanil unique among the opioids?
    • A. 

      Can be safely given to asthmatics and those on MAOIs

    • B. 

      Does not cause miosis

    • C. 

      Context-sensitive half-time independent of infusion time

    • D. 

      Most rapid onset with large Vd

  • 23. 
    Which of the following statements are true?
    • A. 

      The more soluble an agent is, the faster it will reach equilibration.

    • B. 

      The less soluble an agent is, the faster it will reach equilibration.

    • C. 

      The less soluble an agent is, the slower it will reach equilibration.

  • 24. 
    At what age does a baby upregulate CYP450?
    • A. 

      0-6 months

    • B. 

      6-12 months

    • C. 

      13-18 months

    • D. 

      19-25 months

  • 25. 
    Which drug when combined with benzodiazepine's causes the greatest drop in MAP?
    • A. 

      Sufentanil

    • B. 

      Fentanyl

    • C. 

      Alfentanil

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