Neemsi Monday 2012 Pharmacology Misc Quiz

19 Questions | Total Attempts: 61

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Pharmacokinetics Quizzes & Trivia

General Questions inculding: Functional Class, Mechanism of Action, Indiations, Contraindications, Precautions, Side Effects, Interactions, Doses, Routes, Pharmacokinetics & Notes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Functional Class of Asprin includes?
    • A. 

      Salicylate

    • B. 

      Analgesic

    • C. 

      Antiplatelet

    • D. 

      Antipyretic

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Indications for the use of Asprin.  Please check those that apply
    • A. 

      Suspected AMI

    • B. 

      Suspected CVA

    • C. 

      Chest Pain

    • D. 

      ACS

    • E. 

      HTN

  • 3. 
    Contraindications of Asprin include _______________ ?
  • 4. 
    Precautions of Asprin include?
    • A. 

      Peptic ulcer disease, asthma & CHF

    • B. 

      Asthma, COPD & CHF

    • C. 

      Peptic Ulcer Disease & Asthma

    • D. 

      Fever, COPD & Asthma

  • 5. 
    Side Effects of Asprin include? Check all that apply
    • A. 

      Nausea & Vomiting

    • B. 

      Abdominal Pain & Hypotension

    • C. 

      Bruising & Metabolic Acidosis

    • D. 

      Overdose leading to toxicity & dizziness

    • E. 

      Thrombocytopenia

  • 6. 
    Asprin is incompatible with uricosuric agents
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Use of Asprin & Anticoagulants will increase the risk of bleeding.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The correct dosage and route of asprin is?
    • A. 

      160 - 325 mg SL tablets

    • B. 

      0 - 325 mg PO (chewable) tablets

    • C. 

      160 - 325 mg Rapid IVP

    • D. 

      160 - 325 mg PO (chewable) tablets

  • 9. 
    As an _____________ agent asprin appears to be involved in the inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis.
  • 10. 
    Asprin's anti-inflammatory actions also contribute to its ________ effects.
  • 11. 
    Aspirin also acts to reduce fever by causing centrally-mediated peripheral ___________ and sweating.
  • 12. 
    Aspirin blocks the production of ______________ the precurser to Thromboxane A2 (which is the physiological inducer of platelet aggregation).
  • 13. 
    The Functional Class of sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) is?
  • 14. 
    Given IV, sodium bicarbonate imediately _________ the pH of blood plasma by buffering excess H+ cations.
    • A. 

      Raises

    • B. 

      Decreases

  • 15. 
    Excess bicarbonate ions are excreted in the urine, thus rendering the urine _______ acidic.
  • 16. 
    Indications for the use of sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) inculde? 
    • A. 

      Severe Akalosis (refractory to hyperventilation)

    • B. 

      Tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) overdose

    • C. 

      Benzodiazepine overdose

    • D. 

      Known Hyperkalemia

    • E. 

      Severe Acidosis

    • F. 

      Barbiturate overdose

  • 17. 
    There are no contraindications for the use of sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) in the emergency setting?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Dosages of sodium bicarbonate must be specific to prevent metabolic _________ and are thus weight based.
  • 19. 
    Side Effects of sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) inculde?
    • A. 

      Severe tissue damage if extravasation occurs.

    • B. 

      May produce paradoxical acidosis that can depress cerebral and cardiac function?

    • C. 

      May produce Nausea and Vomiting

    • D. 

      May cause extracellular alkalosis, which may reduce the concentrationnof ionized calcium, decrease plasma potassium, and i