Ess. Chap 3, Pharm Chap 29

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Ess. Chap 3, Pharm Chap 29

Review week 4 mod 7


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  • 1. 
    ___________ is a systemic, usually progressive inflammatory disease primarily affecting the spinal column
    • A. 

      Scleroderma

    • B. 

      Wiskott-aldrich syndrome

    • C. 

      Polymocytis

    • D. 

      Ankylosing spondylitis

  • 2. 
    With proper therapy the prognosis for children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) is
    • A. 

      Generally good

    • B. 

      Poor

    • C. 

      Very likely to mean a life time dependence on others for care

    • D. 

      Total remission in 10% of cases

  • 3. 
    Which of these antineoplastic drugs might be administered orally, intramuscularly, intravenously, or as an intracavitary infusion
    • A. 

      Cyclophosphamide (cytoxan)

    • B. 

      Cytarabine (ara-C, Cytosar)

    • C. 

      Fluorouracil (5-FU)

    • D. 

      Doxorubicin hydrochloride (adriamycin)

  • 4. 
    Which of the following might be used topically for the treatment of actinic keratoses
    • A. 

      Mercaptopurine (purinol)

    • B. 

      Fluorouracil (5-FU)

    • C. 

      Methotrexate (amethopterin)

    • D. 

      Chlorambucil (leukeran)

  • 5. 
    Which of the following may help the chemotherapy patient cope with the nausea and vomiting that often accompany intravenous infusion treatment
    • A. 

      Reduced intake of food before treatment

    • B. 

      Sedation and or antiemetic medication before treatment

    • C. 

      Increased amount of foods high in fat and calories

    • D. 

      Vigorous exercise and stretching before treatment

  • 6. 
    Which of the following may accompany the use of hormone replacement therapy for women in menopause
    • A. 

      Urogenital dryness and osteoporosis

    • B. 

      Breast cancer and cardiovascular complications

    • C. 

      Decreased blood glucose and hot flashes

    • D. 

      Insomnia and mood swings

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is necessary for oral hypoglycemic agents to be effective in managing diabetes
    • A. 

      Complete lack of insulin

    • B. 

      Complete normal function of the pancreas

    • C. 

      Insulin resistance

    • D. 

      Release of residual insulin by the pancreas

  • 8. 
    Which of the following enzymes, derived from Escherichia coli, is used in the treatment of acute lymphocytic leukemia
    • A. 

      Topotecan (hycamtin)

    • B. 

      Asparaginase (elspar)

    • C. 

      Imatinib(gleevec)

    • D. 

      Irinotecan (camptosar)

  • 9. 
    Which of the following disorders may occur if the thyroid fails to function properly during the formative years of a childs development
    • A. 

      Goiter

    • B. 

      Hashimotos disease

    • C. 

      Graves disease

    • D. 

      Cretinism

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are used to suppress the thyroid gland before surgery
    • A. 

      Methimazole and propylthiouracil

    • B. 

      Cortisone and hydrocortisone

    • C. 

      Synthetic thyroid preparations

    • D. 

      Prednisone and triamcinolone

  • 11. 
    Which of the following are types of antineoplastic drugs
    • A. 

      Alkylating agents

    • B. 

      Antimetabolite agents

    • C. 

      Antiemetic agents

    • D. 

      Antihelminthic agents

    • E. 

      Anticoagulant agents

  • 12. 
    Which of the following are true about raloxifene hydrochloride (evista) Select all that apply
    • A. 

      It is prescribed for the treatment of osteomalacia

    • B. 

      It has a lower incidence of breast cancer as a side effect than other similar medications

    • C. 

      It should be used with caution in postmenopausal women

    • D. 

      It is injected on a monthly basis

    • E. 

      It is taken by mouth daily

  • 13. 
    When the immune system reacts appropriately to an antigen and homeostasis is maintained it is termed
    • A. 

      Autoimmunity

    • B. 

      Immunocompetence

    • C. 

      Allergy

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    What is dactinomycin (Actinomycin D) used to treat
    • A. 

      Adolescent acne

    • B. 

      Sexually transmitted diseases

    • C. 

      Wilms tumor

    • D. 

      Metastatic breast cancer

  • 15. 
    Tolerance to self antigens is believed to commence during fetal life
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    There are no cures for connective tissue diseases, and treatment is only palliative
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The primary treatment of rheumatoid arthritis is
    • A. 

      Reduction of inflammation and pain

    • B. 

      Preservation of joint function

    • C. 

      Prevention of joint deformity

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    The patient with a platelet deficiency and the inability of blood to clot has
    • A. 

      Autoimmune hemolytic anemia

    • B. 

      Pernicious anemia

    • C. 

      Idiopathic thrombocytopenic anemia

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    The patient receiving chemotherapy should be instructed in which of the following regimens for oral hygiene
    • A. 

      Vigorous tooth brushing and mouth washing

    • B. 

      Frequent, gentle cleansing of the mouth

    • C. 

      Frequent flossing and brushing

    • D. 

      Frequent servings of acidic foods and juices

  • 20. 
    The most common form of immunodeficiency is
    • A. 

      X-linked agammaglobulinemia

    • B. 

      Severe combined immunodeficiency disease

    • C. 

      Selective immunoglobulin A deficiency disease

    • D. 

      Common variable immunodeficiency disease

  • 21. 
    The inflammatory disease of the CNS that attacks the myelin sheath is
    • A. 

      Myasthenia gravis

    • B. 

      Muscular dystrophy

    • C. 

      Multiple sclerosis

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    The hormone that induces favorable conditions for the growth and development of the fetus is
    • A. 

      Estrogen

    • B. 

      Follicle stimulating hormone

    • C. 

      Progesterone

    • D. 

      Luteinizing hormone

  • 23. 
    The group of diseases that occur when antibodies develop and begin to destroy the bodys own cells is
    • A. 

      Immunodeficiency diseases

    • B. 

      Autoimmune diseases

    • C. 

      Immunocompetent diseases

    • D. 

      Diseases of the reticuloendothelial system

  • 24. 
    The goal of insulin pump therapy is to do which of the following
    • A. 

      Deliver a continuous amount of insulin into the bloodstream to maintain a steady blood glucose level

    • B. 

      Deliver boluses of insulin on demand to meet the bodys need

    • C. 

      Deliver both basal doses and boluses to simulate normal beta cell function

    • D. 

      Deliver bolus doses of insulin when activated by the patient

  • 25. 
    The disease that begins with inflammation and edema of the synovial membranes surrounding the joint is
    • A. 

      Systemic lupus erythematosus

    • B. 

      Scleroderma

    • C. 

      Rheumatoid arthritis

    • D. 

      Sjogrens syndrome

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