Drug Abuse (Powerpoint) - 60 Mins - EMT-b

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 41

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Self administration of drug or drugs in manner not in accord with accepted medical or social patterns is _________________.
  • 2. 
    Drug necessary to maintain user’s sense of well-being is ______________________________?
  • 3. 
    Physical symptoms if intake is reduced is ____________________?
  • 4. 
    Compulsive Drug Use is:
    • A. 

      Preoccupation with obtaining drug

    • B. 

      Rituals of preparing, using drug as important as drug effects

    • C. 

      All the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
     Psychological dependence  Physical dependence  Compulsive use  Tolerance Are all parts of _________________.
  • 6. 
    Suspect drug-related problems in patients with:
    • A. 

      Altered LOC

    • B. 

      Bizarre behavior

    • C. 

      Seizures

    • D. 

      All the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    When assessing patients ask EVERY patient about recreational drugs. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    When assessing patients be very judgmental. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Keep drug box/cabinet secured. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    When assessing patients with possible drug abuse issues use discretion. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    If held up, give individual what they want! True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Opium, Opium derivatives, Synthetic opium substitutes are forms of _____________.
  • 13. 
    Which are examples of Narcotics?
    • A. 

      Opium, Morphine, Heroin

    • B. 

      Codeine, Dilaudid, Oxycodone (Percodan)

    • C. 

      Meperidine (Demerol), Propoxyphene (Darvon)

    • D. 

      Talwin, Fentanyl

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 14. 
    Narcotic overdose should be managed how?
    • A. 

      Support oxygenation/ventilation

    • B. 

      Vascular access

    • C. 

      D50W 50cc

    • D. 

      Narcan

    • E. 

      All the Above

  • 15. 
    Which are in the Sedative-Hypnotic Drug Category?
    • A. 

      Barbiturates

    • B. 

      Benzodiazepine

    • C. 

      Barbiturate-like non-barbiturates

    • D. 

      Chloral hydrate

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 16. 
    ________________ are Antipsychotics, major tranquilizersand are used in treatment of schizophrenia, other psychoses.
  • 17. 
    Which are Neuroleptics?
    • A. 

      Mellaril & Haldol

    • B. 

      Thorazine

    • C. 

      Stellazine

    • D. 

      Compazine

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 18. 
    _____________________________________ (dystonias) are bizarre, acute, involuntary movements, spasms of skeletal muscles and reversible with Benadryl.
  • 19. 
    Neuroleptics Acute Overdose present with _______________________.
    • A. 

      CNS depression

    • B. 

      Hypotension & Seizures

    • C. 

      Anticholinergic symptoms: flushing, dry mouth,hyperthermia, tachycardia, urinary retention

    • D. 

      Ventricular arrhythmias, including Torsades

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 20. 
    Cocaine, Amphetamines, Ephedrine, Caffeine & Ritalin are examples of ___________________.
  • 21. 
    Stimulants produce ______________________.
    • A. 

      Drowsiness

    • B. 

      Slow Motor Skills

    • C. 

      Sense of Decreased Energy

    • D. 

      Obesity

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    Hyperthermia, heat stroke, Hypertensive crisis, CVA, Acute MI, Intestinal infarctions, Rhabdomyolysis & Acute renal failure are complications of ______________________.
  • 23. 
    Management of a “bad trip” should be handled by:
    • A. 

      Ruling out other causes of hallucinations such as: Hypoglycemia, Alcohol, Drug withdrawal, Infection

    • B. 

      Quiet, supportive environment

    • C. 

      Benzodiazepines, haldol for agitation, anxiety

    • D. 

      All the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    Which are Street names for Phencyclidine (PCP)?
    • A. 

      Angel dust

    • B. 

      Peace Pill

    • C. 

      Hog

    • D. 

      Krystal

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 25. 
    Inhalants examples are
    • A. 

      Hydrocarbons

    • B. 

      Gases, Metallic paints

    • C. 

      Propane

    • D. 

      All the above

    • E. 

      A & B