Practice Exam V

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Pharmacology & Anesthesia; Diagnostic Procedures Review - 82 Questions


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not one of the main sources from which drugs are derived?
    • A. 

      Biotechnology

    • B. 

      Animals

    • C. 

      protein

    • D. 

      Laboratory synthesis

  • 2. 
    The entire process of the drug within the body is ____.
    • A. 

      Contraindication

    • B. 

      Pharmacokinetics

    • C. 

      pharmaceutical

    • D. 

      indication

  • 3. 
    Which subcategory of drug preparation is a combination of two liquids than cannot mix?
    • A. 

      Emulsion

    • B. 

      suspension

    • C. 

      Solution

    • D. 

      Semisolid

  • 4. 
    Which type of drug name is advocated in the health care setting?
    • A. 

      Chemical

    • B. 

      Generic

    • C. 

      Trade

    • D. 

      Brand

  • 5. 
    Route of administration where medication is placed between the cheek and teeth for absorption is ____.
    • A. 

      Dermal

    • B. 

      inhalation

    • C. 

      Intramuscular

    • D. 

      Buccal

  • 6. 
    Buccal and sublingual administration are also considered to be ____.
    • A. 

      Intracardiac

    • B. 

      Topical

    • C. 

      Oral

    • D. 

      Inhalation

  • 7. 
    Drug administered within a joint is ____. 
    • A. 

      Subcutaneous

    • B. 

      Intravenous

    • C. 

      Intra-articular

    • D. 

      Dermal

  • 8. 
    Drugs with a high potential to cause psychological and/or physical dependence and abuse are called ____.
    • A. 

      Over the counter

    • B. 

      Chemical

    • C. 

      Prescription

    • D. 

      Controlled substances

  • 9. 
    The process of drug absorption into the blood stream by capillaries refers to ____.
    • A. 

      Active transport

    • B. 

      Biotransformation

    • C. 

      Passive transport

    • D. 

      Transference

  • 10. 
    The transport of the drug substance that occurs once it enters the circulatory system is ____.
    • A. 

      binding

    • B. 

      Distribution

    • C. 

      Barrier

    • D. 

      Absorption

  • 11. 
    The main function of the liver in metabolism is to ____.
    • A. 

      break down drug molecules

    • B. 

      Transport the drug

    • C. 

      Absorb the drug

    • D. 

      Distribute the drug

  • 12. 
    What organ is primarily responsible for the excretion of a drug?
    • A. 

      liver

    • B. 

      lungs

    • C. 

      Kidneys

    • D. 

      intestines

  • 13. 
    Pharmacodynamics describes the interaction of  the ____.
    • A. 

      target organ and circulatory system

    • B. 

      Drugs and capillaries

    • C. 

      Heart and lungs

    • D. 

      Drug molecules and target cells

  • 14. 
    The time it takes from administration of a drug and for its action to become evident refers to ____.
    • A. 

      transition period

    • B. 

      Onset

    • C. 

      Duration

    • D. 

      function

  • 15. 
    What theory states that the active substance in a drug has an affinity for a specific chemical constituent of a cell?
    • A. 

      Drug-enzyme interaction

    • B. 

      Drug-receptor interaction

    • C. 

      Membrane interaction

    • D. 

      Antagonistic drug interaction

  • 16. 
    Anticoagulant drugs prevent ____.
    • A. 

      Blood-clotting mechanisms

    • B. 

      vomiting

    • C. 

      nausea

    • D. 

      Anxiety

  • 17. 
    The process used to relieve  pain during surgical intervention refers to ____ administration.
    • A. 

      Tranquilizer

    • B. 

      Anesthesia

    • C. 

      Narcotics

    • D. 

      Neuromuscular block

  • 18. 
    Which of the following focuses on altering the patient’s level of consciousness and minimizing pain and awareness?
    • A. 

      Conduction blockade

    • B. 

      General anesthesia

    • C. 

      hypnosis

    • D. 

      Amnesia

  • 19. 
    Which stage of general anesthesia can lead to patient death?
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      II

    • C. 

      III

    • D. 

      IV

  • 20. 
    Surgical intervention takes place during the ____.
    • A. 

      Induction phase

    • B. 

      Maintenance phase

    • C. 

      emergence phase

    • D. 

      Recovery phase

  • 21. 
    Sellick’s maneuver is also known as ____.
    • A. 

      cricoid pressure

    • B. 

      intubation

    • C. 

      tracheostomy

    • D. 

      ACLS

  • 22. 
    Which is not a risk associated with general anesthesia?
    • A. 

      Cardiac arrest

    • B. 

      Shock

    • C. 

      Muscle relaxation

    • D. 

      Allergic reaction

  • 23. 
    Which agents selectively interrupt the associative pathways of the brain?
    • A. 

      Opioids

    • B. 

      Dissociative

    • C. 

      induction

    • D. 

      tranquilizers

  • 24. 
    Benzodiazepines are ____.
    • A. 

      Analgesics

    • B. 

      Sedatives

    • C. 

      Stimulants

    • D. 

      Cholinergics

  • 25. 
    Where is the endotracheal tube placed?
    • A. 

      Intravenous

    • B. 

      intrathecal

    • C. 

      Trachea

    • D. 

      Lungs