A Quiz On Anesthetics For Pros

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A Quiz On Anesthetics For Pros

When you are under general anesthesia you are completely unconscious and unable to feel a thing during medical procedures. There are different drugs used with different effects. Take up the quiz and see what you know about said drugs and their use. All the best as you explore new things you don’t know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Anesthesia for surface pain or pre-anesthetic for subsequent deeper injections
    • A. 

      Topical

    • B. 

      Local

    • C. 

      Regional

    • D. 

      General

  • 2. 
    Anethetics commonly used during dental or surgical procedures.
    • A. 

      Topical

    • B. 

      Local

    • C. 

      Regional

    • D. 

      General

  • 3. 
    Spinal or epidural anesthetics
    • A. 

      Topical

    • B. 

      Local

    • C. 

      Regional

    • D. 

      General

  • 4. 
    Anesthesia affecting total body
    • A. 

      Topical

    • B. 

      Local

    • C. 

      Regional

    • D. 

      General

  • 5. 
    It blocks sodium channels, prevents generation of action potential, interferes with conduction in cord and peripheral nerves. 
    • A. 

      Topical

    • B. 

      Local

    • C. 

      Regional

    • D. 

      General

  • 6. 
    Local anesthetics do get absorbed from injection site.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Adverse reactions of local anesthetics include bradycardia, heart block, vasodilation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    First local anesthetic discovered in 1884
    • A. 

      Amides

    • B. 

      Esters

    • C. 

      Procaine

    • D. 

      Cocaine

  • 9. 
    There is an ideal anesthetic; that is, one that does everything.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Diazepam may be used as
    • A. 

      Relief of anxiety

    • B. 

      Sedation

    • C. 

      Reduction of saliva

    • D. 

      Reduce constipation

  • 11. 
    Midazolam may be used as
    • A. 

      Relief of anxiety

    • B. 

      Sedation

    • C. 

      Reduction of saliva

    • D. 

      Reduction of constipation

  • 12. 
    Atropine may be used to
    • A. 

      Relieve anxiety

    • B. 

      Sedate

    • C. 

      Reduce saliva

    • D. 

      Reduce constipation

  • 13. 
    Diazepam, Midazolam, and Atropine are
    • A. 

      Postoperative medications

    • B. 

      Intraoperative medications

    • C. 

      Preanesthetic medications

    • D. 

      General anesthesia medications

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is an interoperative medication?
    • A. 

      Diazepam

    • B. 

      Midazolam

    • C. 

      Succinylcholine

    • D. 

      Atropine

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is a neuromuscular blockade?
    • A. 

      Diazepam

    • B. 

      Atropine

    • C. 

      Midazolam

    • D. 

      Succinylcholine

  • 16. 
    Antiemetics
    • A. 

      Reduce constipation

    • B. 

      Reduce abdominal distention

    • C. 

      Reduce urinary retention

    • D. 

      Reduce pain

    • E. 

      Reduce nausea and vomiting

  • 17. 
    Cholinergics
    • A. 

      Reduce nausea and vomiting

    • B. 

      Reduce pain

    • C. 

      Reduce abdominal distention

    • D. 

      Reduce constipation

  • 18. 
    Analgesics like morphine
    • A. 

      Reduce nausea and vomiting

    • B. 

      Reduce pain

    • C. 

      Reduce constipation

    • D. 

      Reduce urinary retention

  • 19. 
    Ducosate and bisacodyl
    • A. 

      Reduce vomiting

    • B. 

      Reduce pain

    • C. 

      Reduce constipation

    • D. 

      Reduce abdominal distention

  • 20. 
    Anesthesia Stage. Begins at onset of administration, extends until loss of consciousness, administration with analgesia with some muscle relaxation
    • A. 

      Stage I

    • B. 

      Stage II

    • C. 

      Stage III

    • D. 

      Stage IV

  • 21. 
    Medullary Paralysis Stage. Result of overdose, begins as spontaneous respiration stops, vital signs depressed, and death may occur from circulatory collapse
    • A. 

      Stage I

    • B. 

      Stage II

    • C. 

      Stage III

    • D. 

      Stage IV

  • 22. 
    Delirium Stage. Begins with loss of consciousness, irregular respiration occurs, vomiting, fecal and urinary incontinence may be some of the common adverse reactions
    • A. 

      Stage I

    • B. 

      Stage II

    • C. 

      Stage III

    • D. 

      Stage IV

  • 23. 
    Surgical Anesthesia Stage. Deep unconsciousness, increased muscle relaxation
    • A. 

      Stage I

    • B. 

      Stage II

    • C. 

      Stage III

    • D. 

      Stage IV

  • 24. 
    MAC or Minimum Alveolar Concentration is the minimum concentration in alveolar air that is anesthetic.  LOW MAC means
    • A. 

      High potency

    • B. 

      Low potency

    • C. 

      Medium potency

    • D. 

      Fair potency

  • 25. 
    MAC or Minimum Alveolar Concentration is the minimum concentration in alveolar air that is anesthetic.  HIGH MAC means
    • A. 

      High potency

    • B. 

      Low potency

    • C. 

      Medium potency

    • D. 

      Fair potency