Substance-related Disorders | NCLEX Quiz 212

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Substance Related Disorders NCLEX Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Nurse Wilma is teaching a client about disulfiram (Antabuse).which the client is taking to deter his use of alcohol. She explains that using alcohol when taking this medication can result in:
    • A. 

      Abdominal cramps and diarrhea.

    • B. 

      Drowsiness and decreased respiration.

    • C. 

      Flushing.vomiting.and dizziness.

    • D. 

      Increased pulse and blood pressure.

  • 2. 
    The nurse administers bromocriptine (Parlodel) to Bryan who is undergoing detoxification for amphetamine abuse. The rationale for this medication is to:
    • A. 

      Aid in GABA inhibition.

    • B. 

      Prevent norepinephrine excess.

    • C. 

      Restore depleted dopamine levels.

    • D. 

      Treat psychotic symptoms.

  • 3. 
    Which medication is commonly used in treatment programs for heroin abusers to produce a non-euphoric state and to replace heroin use?
    • A. 

      Diazepam

    • B. 

      Carbamazepine

    • C. 

      Clonidine

    • D. 

      Methadone

  • 4. 
    Nurse Christine is teaching an adolescent health class about the dangers of inhalant abuse; the nurse warns about the possibility of:
    • A. 

      Contracting an infectious disease.such as hepatitis or AIDS

    • B. 

      Recurrent flashback events

    • C. 

      Psychological dependence after initial use

    • D. 

      Sudden death from cardiac or respiratory depression

  • 5. 
    The newly hired nurse at Nurseslabs Medical Center is assessing a client who abuses barbiturates and benzodiazepine. The nurse would observe for evidence of which withdrawal symptoms?
    • A. 

      Anxiety.tremors.and tachycardia

    • B. 

      Respiratory depression.stupor.and bradycardia

    • C. 

      Muscle aches.cramps.and lacrimation

    • D. 

      Paranoia.depression.and agitation

  • 6. 
    The community nurse practicing primary prevention of alcohol abuse would target which groups for educational efforts?
    • A. 

      Adolescents in their late teens and young adults in their early twenties

    • B. 

      Elderly men who live in retirement communities

    • C. 

      Women working in careers outside the home

    • D. 

      Women working in the home

  • 7. 
    Johnette is reviewing her lessons in Pharmacology. She is aware that the general classification of drugs belonging to the opioid category is analgesic and:
    • A. 

      Depressant.

    • B. 

      Hallucinogenic.

    • C. 

      Stimulant.

    • D. 

      Tranquilizing.

  • 8. 
    When a client abuses a CNS depressant.withdrawal symptoms will be caused by which of the following?
    • A. 

      Acetylcholine excess

    • B. 

      Dopamine depletion

    • C. 

      Serotonin inhibition

    • D. 

      Norepinephrine rebound

  • 9. 
    Kendall.the sister of a client with a substance-related disorder.tells the nurse she calls out sick for her sister Kylie occasionally when the latter has too much to drink and cannot work. This behavior can be described as:
    • A. 

      Caretaking.

    • B. 

      Codependent.

    • C. 

      Helpful.

    • D. 

      Supportive.

  • 10. 
    During an initial assessment of a client admitted to a substance abuse unit for detoxification and treatment.the nurse asks questions to determine patterns of use of substances. Which of the following questions are most appropriate at this time? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      How long have you used substances?

    • B. 

      How often do you use substances?

    • C. 

      How do you get substances into your body?

    • D. 

      Do you feel bad or guilty about your use of substances?

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