Veterinary Technician - Cardiovascular Pharmacology

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Veterinary Technician - Cardiovascular Pharmacology


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  • 1. 
    Name the 3 most common types of arrhythmia.
  • 2. 
    What are the 3 types of positive inotropes
    • A. 

      Catecholamines, Cardiac Glycosides, Phosophodiesterase Inhibitors

    • B. 

      Cardiac Glycosides, Beta-Blockers, Calcium Channel Blockers

    • C. 

      Catecholamines, Calcium Channel Blockers, Phosophodiesterase Inhibitors

  • 3. 
    Which of the following can not be used as a positive chronotrope
    • A. 

      Beta-Blockers

    • B. 

      ACE- Inhibitors

    • C. 

      Muscarinic Cholinoceptor Antagonists

    • D. 

      Electronic Pacemaker

  • 4. 
    What does Class 1 anti-arrhythmic drug do?
    • A. 

      Prolong the action potential

    • B. 

      Behave has a Calcium Channel Blocker

    • C. 

      Block NA gates - slowing depolarization

    • D. 

      Act as a Beta-Blocker

  • 5. 
    True or false, animals show signs of right-sided Congestive Heart Failure through pulmonary edema and coughing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which one of these categories help lower heart rate?
    • A. 

      IV Fluids

    • B. 

      Vasodilators

    • C. 

      Beta-Blockers

  • 7. 
    Class 3 antiarrhythmic drugs produce their effects by prolonging what?
  • 8. 
    Which drug is not used as a vasopressor?
    • A. 

      Epinephrine

    • B. 

      High-Dose Dopamine

    • C. 

      Low-Dose Dopamine

    • D. 

      Ephedrine

  • 9. 
    Hypotonic solutions have a mOsm concentration of what?
    • A. 

    • B. 

      =300mOsm

    • C. 

      >>300mOsm

  • 10. 
    True or false, Crystalloids are used to either replace electrolytes or for daily maintenance of electrolytes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    For replacement of fluids and electrolytes of crystalloids, you want to have...
    • A. 

      High Na and low K

    • B. 

      Low Na and high K

  • 12. 
    For daily maintenance on crystalloids, you want...
    • A. 

      High Na and low K

    • B. 

      Low Na and high K

  • 13. 
    Whole and fractionated blood consists of all of the following except...
    • A. 

      Whole Blood

    • B. 

      Concentrated Platelets

    • C. 

      Fresh Plasma

    • D. 

      Packed RBC's

  • 14. 
    Systemic hypertension can be caused by which?
    • A. 

      Long term drug use

    • B. 

      Acute trauma

    • C. 

      Blood loss

    • D. 

      Cold weather

  • 15. 
    Isotonic solutions contain about how many mOsm?
    • A. 

    • B. 

      >>300mOsm

    • C. 

      =300mOsm

    • D. 

      Option 4

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