Pharm 502 Quiz 2 Material

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This quiz is for the Purdue Calumet Nurse Practitioner Graduate nursing pharmacology program. The material in this quiz is for quiz number 2. The legalities of prescribing and the beginnings of the antibiotic section


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Normal WBC levels are
    • A. 

      5,000 - 10,000

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      More Bands than Segs

    • D. 

      Fight infection and foreign bodies

  • 2. 
    Types of white blood cells include
    • A. 

      Neutrophils

    • B. 

      Eosinophils

    • C. 

      Basophils

    • D. 

      Monocytes

    • E. 

      Lymphocytes

  • 3. 
    Neutrophils are the most common type of WBC
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    These are the most common of the WBCs and serve as the primary defense against infection. The typical response to infection or serious injury is an increased production of
    • A. 

      Segmented Neutrophils

    • B. 

      Banded Neutrophils

  • 5. 
    Early in the response to infection, immature forms of neutrophils will be seen. These are call ________  cells. The presence of these immature cells is called a "shift to the left" and can be the earliest sign of a WBC response, even before the WBC becomes elevated.
    • A. 

      Segs

    • B. 

      Bands

    • C. 

      Monocypes

    • D. 

      Neutrophils

  • 6. 
    These cells respond to inflammation, infection and foreign bodies by ingesting and digesting the foreign material. Increased ___________   counts are associated with:
    • Recovery from an acute infection
    • Viral illness
    • Parasitic infections
    • Collagen disease
    • Some cancers
    Decreased ________  counts are associated with:
    • HIV infection
    • Rheumatoid arthritis
    • Steroid exposure
    • Some cancers
  • A. 

    Lymphocytes

  • B. 

    Monocytes

  • C. 

    Neutrophils

  • D. 

    Basophils

  • 7. 
    These cells play both an immediate and delayed role in response to infection or inflammation. Increased numbers of ___________  are seen in:
    • Most viral infections
    • Some bacterial infections
    • Some cancers
    • Graves' disease
    Decreased numbers of __________  are seen in:
    • Steroid exposure
    • Some cancers
    • Immunodeficiency
    • Renal failure
    • Lupus
    • A. 

      Lymphocytes

    • B. 

      Monocytes

    • C. 

      Neutrophils

    • D. 

      Basophils

  • 8. 
    • Neutrophils are what percentage of the total WBC?
    • A. 

      20 to 40 %

    • B. 

      2 to 8

    • C. 

      1 to 4

    • D. 

      0 to 3

    • E. 

      40 to 60

  • 9. 
  • Lymphocytes are what percent of the total WBC's
    • A. 

      20 - 40

    • B. 

      2 - 8

    • C. 

      1 - 4

    • D. 

      0 - 3

    • E. 

      40 - 60

  • 10. 
  • Monocytes are what percent of the total WBC's
  • 11. 
    Eosinophils are what percent of the total WBC's
    • A. 

      20 - 40

    • B. 

      2 - 8

    • C. 

      1 - 4

    • D. 

      0 - 3

    • E. 

      40 - 60

  • 12. 
    Basophils are what percent of total WBC
    • A. 

      20 - 40

    • B. 

      2 - 8

    • C. 

      0.5 - 1

    • D. 

      40 - 60

    • E. 

      0 - 3

  • 13. 
    Bands are what percent of total WBC
    • A. 

      20 - 40

    • B. 

      2 - 8

    • C. 

      0.5 - 1

    • D. 

      40 - 60

    • E. 

      0 - 3

  • 14. 
    Penicillins have a potential side effect of seizure
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    1. Nursing Implications, monitoring parameters and patient instructions
      1. Check _______
      2. Adjust dosage in decreased renal function
  • 16. 
    1. Nursing Implications, monitoring parameters and patient instructions
      1. Check allergy history
        1. Adjust ________________ 
  • 17. 
    Penicillin
  • 18. 
    Ampicillin
  • 19. 
    Amoxicillin
  • 20. 
    First Generation penicillins have good gram negative coverage
  • 21. 
    First generation penicillins have good gram positive coverage
  • 22. 
    Penicillin has good gram positive coverage
  • 23. 
    Amoxicillin has good gram positive coverage
  • 24. 
    Ampicillin has poor gram positive coverage
  • 25. 
    Ampicillin has gram negative coverage
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