Injectable Anesthetics, Endocrine Drugs, And Immunosuppressives

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Injectable Anesthetics, Endocrine Drugs, And Immunosuppressives

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  • 1. 
    Which stage of anesthesia is what we strive to achieve for surgical anesthesia?
    • A. 

      Stage I

    • B. 

      Stage II

    • C. 

      Stage III

    • D. 

      Stage IV

    • E. 

      Stave V

  • 2. 
    Which of the following drugs is acceptable for treating wind-up pain?
    • A. 

      Propofol

    • B. 

      Alfaxalone

    • C. 

      Thiopental

    • D. 

      Ketamine

  • 3. 
    What cardiovascular effects may occur with dissociative anesthetics?
    • A. 

      Increase in blood pressure 

    • B. 

      Decrease in blood pressure

    • C. 

      Increased heart rate

    • D. 

      A & C

    • E. 

      B & C

  • 4. 
    In what disease is ketamine NOT contraindicated?
    • A. 

      Renal disease

    • B. 

      Hypothyroidism

    • C. 

      HCM

    • D. 

      Pheochromocytoma 

  • 5. 
    What is commonly the cause of death with use of barbiturates?
    • A. 

      Cardiovascular collapse 

    • B. 

      CNS depression 

    • C. 

      Respiratory depression

    • D. 

      Arrhythmias 

  • 6. 
    Which drug is used for humane euthanasia?
    • A. 

      Pentobarbital

    • B. 

      Thiopental

    • C. 

      Telazol

    • D. 

      Propofol

  • 7. 
    What is FALSE regarding propofol?
    • A. 

      There is a dose-dependent CNS depression

    • B. 

      Some patients may stop breathing at the time of induction

    • C. 

      Patients may become hypotensive

    • D. 

      Dogs may get Heinz body anemia with repeated dosing

  • 8. 
    When should etomidate be avoided?
    • A. 

      In patients with hypoadrenocorticism

    • B. 

      In patients with hyperadrenocorticism 

    • C. 

      In patients with critical illness 

    • D. 

      In patients with cardiovascular disease 

  • 9. 
    A patient with acute hypoglycemia should be corrected over time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which drug is used to treat hypothyroidism in dogs?
    • A. 

      Methimazole

    • B. 

      Radioactive iodine 

    • C. 

      Diet is enough 

    • D. 

      Levothyroxine 

  • 11. 
    Which drug can be used treat hypocalcemia acutely?
    • A. 

      Calcitonin

    • B. 

      Calcium gluconate 

    • C. 

      Calcitriol

    • D. 

      Calcium carbonate 

  • 12. 
    Which drug can be used to treat hypercalcemia?
    • A. 

      Calcitriol

    • B. 

      Calcium gluconate 

    • C. 

      Pamidronate disodium 

    • D. 

      Calcium carbonate 

  • 13. 
    What is true regarding hypoglycemia treatment?
    • A. 

      IV dextrose must be diluted with crystalloid 

    • B. 

      IV dextrose must be diluted with colloid 

    • C. 

      Glucagon is used to treat insulinoma 

    • D. 

      A & C

    • E. 

      B & C

  • 14. 
    When is diazoxide used?
    • A. 

      To treat hyperglycemia in-hospital

    • B. 

      To treat diabetic ketoacidosis

    • C. 

      To treat insulinoma 

    • D. 

      To treat hyperglycemia when insulin isn't effective 

  • 15. 
    Which insulin type is the ONLY type given IV?
    • A. 

      Protamine zinc 

    • B. 

      Detemir

    • C. 

      Lente

    • D. 

      Regular 

  • 16. 
    What drug can only be used in cats for treatment of hyperglycemia?
    • A. 

      Glipizide

    • B. 

      Diazoxide

    • C. 

      Glucagon

    • D. 

      Lente insulin 

  • 17. 
    You are treating a dog for systemic lupus erythematous with glucocorticoids. What is the correct dose?
    • A. 

      0.2-0.3 mg/kg/day prednisone equivalent 

    • B. 

      0.5-1 mg/kg/day prednisone equivalent 

    • C. 

      2-4 mg/kg/day prednisone equivalent 

    • D. 

      6-8 mg/kg/day prednisone equivalent 

  • 18. 
    Which excipient will make IM injectable glucocorticoids have a longer duration of actio?
    • A. 

      Salt esters

    • B. 

      Insoluble esters

  • 19. 
    Which drug is used to treat Addison's disease?
    • A. 

      Prednisolone 

    • B. 

      Deoxycorticosterone pivalate

    • C. 

      Fludrocortisone

    • D. 

      Dexamethasone 

    • E. 

      A & C

    • F. 

      B & C

    • G. 

      C & D

  • 20. 
    On ultrasound, you discover a unilateral mass on the L adrenal gland and the R adrenal gland seems atrophied. What may you use to treat this condition?
    • A. 

      Trilostane

    • B. 

      Selegiline

    • C. 

      Pergolide

    • D. 

      Mitotane

  • 21. 
    You have a Cushing's patient requiring immunosuppressive therapy. What drug is contraindicated for immunosuppressive use in this patient?
    • A. 

      Glucocorticoids

    • B. 

      Leflunomide

    • C. 

      Azathrioprine

    • D. 

      Mycophenolate mofetil 

  • 22. 
    Continued from previous question: which drug would be the best choice for immunosuppressive therapy in this Cushing's patient?
    • A. 

      Glucocorticoids

    • B. 

      Azathioprine

    • C. 

      Mycophenolate mofetil

    • D. 

      Lefluonmide 

  • 23. 
    Which drug is commonly used to treat atopic dermatitis?
    • A. 

      Tacroliumus

    • B. 

      Azathioprine

    • C. 

      Cyclosporine

    • D. 

      Chlorambucil 

  • 24. 
    Metronomic chemotherapy has less impact to host health than traditional chemotherapy protocols. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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