A Quiz On Anesthesia Drugs! Test

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 1182

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
A Quiz On Anesthesia Drugs! Test

A quiz on an anesthesia drugs test. Different drugs have different effects depending on the patient and amounts given. There are different types of drugs used by anesthetists. Did you know that Propofol is one of the most commonly used intravenous drugs employed to induce and maintain general anesthesia? What are its side effects? See if you know as much as you think about the different drugs, their effect as well as content by taking this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In ambient conditions, the most important determinant of oxygen content is:
    • A. 

      Increased pH

    • B. 

      2,3 DPG levels

    • C. 

      Elevated temperature

    • D. 

      Hemoglobin concentration

  • 2. 
    A patient develops auditory hallucinations and has a convulsion while you are reducing a nasal fracture and packing the nares.  Spray and mucosal application of cocaine was used as an anesthetic.  Appropriate management is:
    • A. 

      Call 911 and wait for EMT transport

    • B. 

      Airway management and IV diazepam

    • C. 

      Succinylcholine IV

    • D. 

      Epinephrine IV

  • 3. 
    Sodium thiopental 5mL was inadvertently injected into the radial artery at the wrist.  The complication that could be expected is:
    • A. 

      Vasoconstriction, thrombosis and necrosis

    • B. 

      Vasodilation and shock

    • C. 

      Convulsions and coma

    • D. 

      Cardiac arrhythmia and cardiac arrest

  • 4. 
    The non-depolarizing agent that has a predictable rate of metabolism is:
    • A. 

      Atracurium

    • B. 

      D-tubocurarine

    • C. 

      Vecruonium

    • D. 

      Pancuronium

  • 5. 
    The best method to determine the proper placement of an endotracheal tube is:
    • A. 

      Exhaust tube capnography

    • B. 

      Auscultation of the chest

    • C. 

      Observation of chest motion with ventilation

    • D. 

      Visualization of the chords

  • 6. 
    A characteristic of first-order kinetics is:
    • A. 

      Steady state levels cannot be predicted

    • B. 

      A loading dose is determined by the desired plasma level

    • C. 

      The half-life of a drug is equal to the rate of elimination

    • D. 

      First order kinetics applies to all drugs

  • 7. 
    The most significant side effect of pancuronium is:
    • A. 

      Hyperkalemia

    • B. 

      Renal insufficiency

    • C. 

      Hyperthermia

    • D. 

      Sympathetic stimulation

  • 8. 
    The risk factor most responsible for increased morbidity and mortality is:
    • A. 

      Age greater than 70

    • B. 

      Smoking 20 plus years

    • C. 

      Diabetes mellitus on insulin

    • D. 

      Prednisone 20mg for 6 months

  • 9. 
    Preoperative preparation of a 70 yr old smoker with a normal EKG should include:
    • A. 

      Coronary angiography

    • B. 

      MRI

    • C. 

      Stress test

    • D. 

      Pulmonary function tests

  • 10. 
    A contraindication for spinal anesthesia is:
    • A. 

      Elderly patients

    • B. 

      Sepsis

    • C. 

      Infants

    • D. 

      Diabetics

Back to Top Back to top