NCLEX Pharmacology Quiz 15 Cardiovascular Drugs

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 4244

SettingsSettingsSettings
Cardiovascular Drug Quizzes & Trivia

All questions are shown, but the results will only be given after you’ve finished the quiz. You are given 1 minute per question, a total of 10 minutes in this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Dobutamine (Dobutrex) improves cardiac output and is indicated for use in all of the following conditions except:
    • A. 

      Septic shock

    • B. 

      Congestive heart failure

    • C. 

      Arrhythmias

    • D. 

      Pulmonary congestion

  • 2. 
    Conduction defects will most likely be an adverse associated with the use of:
    • A. 

      Verapamil

    • B. 

      Nifedipine

    • C. 

      Diltiazem

    • D. 

      Felodipine

  • 3. 
    Which of the following calcium channel blockers has the most potent peripheral smooth muscle dilator effect?
    • A. 

      Diltiazem

    • B. 

      Nifedipine

    • C. 

      Nimodipine

    • D. 

      Verapamil

  • 4. 
    Which of the following adverse reactions is found more often in volume-depleted elderly clients?
    • A. 

      Bradycardia

    • B. 

      Conduction defects

    • C. 

      Ankle edema

    • D. 

      Hypotension

  • 5. 
    Which of the following calcium channel blockers is used to counteract or prevent cerebral vasospasm?
    • A. 

      Verapamil

    • B. 

      Nimodipine

    • C. 

      Nifedipine

    • D. 

      Felodipine

  • 6. 
    Which of the following effects of calcium channel blockers causes a reduction in blood pressure?
    • A. 

      Increased cardiac output

    • B. 

      Decreased peripheral vascular resistance

    • C. 

      Decreased renal blood flow

    • D. 

      Calcium influx into cardiac muscles

  • 7. 
    Jason James is taking ß blockers. all of the following should be included in his assessment except:
    • A. 

      Pulmonary function tests

    • B. 

      Baseline ECG

    • C. 

      Glucose level

    • D. 

      Blood pressure

  • 8. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Sodium

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Thyrotropin

    • D. 

      Creatine phosphokinase

  • 9. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Catecholamines

    • B. 

      Adrenergic sites

    • C. 

      Acetylcholine

    • D. 

      Norepinephrine

  • 10. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Bronchoconstriction

    • B. 

      Hypertension

    • C. 

      Angina

    • D. 

      Myocardial infarction