Beta Blockers

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Beta Blockers

A quiz on beta blockers


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The suffix for the beta blockers is:
    • A. 

      Pril

    • B. 

      Lol

    • C. 

      Tan

    • D. 

      Ace

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT something that beta blockers do?
    • A. 

      Decrease heart rate

    • B. 

      Increase contractility

    • C. 

      Decrease blood pressure

    • D. 

      Decrease myocardial oxygen consumption

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT a contraindication to beta blocker use?
    • A. 

      Asthma

    • B. 

      Heart failure

    • C. 

      AV block

    • D. 

      Tachycardia

  • 4. 
    Using beta blockers with which of these types of drugs increases the risk for heart failure?
    • A. 

      ACE inhibitors

    • B. 

      Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs)

    • C. 

      Calcium channel blockers

    • D. 

      Diuretics

  • 5. 
    True or false: You should not give beta blockers to a patient who is hypotensive. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    True or false: Beta blockers do not prevent angina. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    While a patient is on beta blockers, which of the following symptoms should they report to the doctor?
    • A. 

      Heart rate 48bpm

    • B. 

      Blood pressure 130/80

    • C. 

      Weight loss of 2lbs in 30 days

    • D. 

      Decreased pedal edema

  • 8. 
    What can happen if people abruptly stop taking their beta blocker?
    • A. 

      Bradycardia

    • B. 

      Decreased heart contractility

    • C. 

      Myocardial infarction

    • D. 

      Hypotension

  • 9. 
    Which two assessments are most important, before giving a beta blocker?
    • A. 

      Blood pressure and respiratory rate

    • B. 

      Respiratory rate and heart rate

    • C. 

      Heart rate and oxygen saturation

    • D. 

      Blood pressure and heart rate