Pharmacology Chap 35- Sxs Chap 1&25

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Pharmacology Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The leading cause of death among women, cardiovascular disease, is not often diagnosed early or correctly because of which factors? Select all that apply
    • A. 

      Women's inability to pay for medical treatment

    • B. 

      Different presentation of the disease

    • C. 

      Ascribing symptoms to other causes

    • D. 

      Shortened duration of disease process before death

  • 2. 
    Which of the following have been attributed to the long-term use of marijuana? select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Chromosome breaks

    • B. 

      Increased cognitive ability

    • C. 

      Personality changes

    • D. 

      Anxiety and irritation

    • E. 

      Gynecomastia in males

  • 3. 
    For women who do not tolerate the adverse effects of statin drugs, which of the following may be used to lower cholesterol levels?
    • A. 

      Vitamin a (retinol)

    • B. 

      Niacin (nicor)

    • C. 

      Simvastatin (zocor)

    • D. 

      Famotidine (pepsid)

  • 4. 
    Acetaminophen differs from nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and aspirin in the treatment of osteoarthritis in which way
    • A. 

      It has a high risk of gastrointestinal bleeding

    • B. 

      It has a high risk of sensitivity or allergic reactions

    • C. 

      It does not have an antiinflammatory effect

    • D. 

      It does not have an analgesic effect

  • 5. 
    Compared with cartilage in men, the knee cartilage in women is
    • A. 

      Stronger and thicker

    • B. 

      Less estrogen sensitive

    • C. 

      Thinner and more likely to deteriorate

    • D. 

      Likely to have fewer long-term effects after injury

  • 6. 
    What is the most serious and long-lasting effect of postmenopausal estrogen deprivation
    • A. 

      Lack of fertility

    • B. 

      Hot flashes

    • C. 

      Dry and sagging skin

    • D. 

      Osteoporosis

  • 7. 
    In contrast with insomnia in men, women's sleep is influenced by
    • A. 

      Fatigue from physical effort

    • B. 

      Increased levels of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)

    • C. 

      Decreases levels of progesterone

    • D. 

      Complex hormonal cycles

  • 8. 
    Which of the following drugs have been shown to be effective in treating postpartum depression
    • A. 

      Benzodiazepine agents

    • B. 

      Serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs)

    • C. 

      Monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOIs)

    • D. 

      Tricyclic antidepressant agents

  • 9. 
    Tolerance to a drug occurs when which of the following happens
    • A. 

      The patient is able to take the drug without any side effects

    • B. 

      The drug does not have any interactions with other drugs

    • C. 

      Higher doses of the drug are required to achieve the desired effect

    • D. 

      The patient is compliant with the prescribed regimen of administration

  • 10. 
    Which statement best describes withdrawal from a narcotic
    • A. 

      Symptoms are mild and pass quickly

    • B. 

      The first abstinence symptoms tend to appear 72 hours after the last dose

    • C. 

      The symptoms are often severe and life threatening

    • D. 

      Nonaddictive drugs are available for sustaining patients after withdrawal

  • 11. 
    A diabetic patient who is taking oral hypoglycemic agents is started on metronidazole (flagyl) for an infection. the patient education will include which of the following in instructions regarding the prescription
    • A. 

      Be sure to drink plenty of water and avoid grapefruit juice

    • B. 

      Avoid alcohol because it may cause a reaction characterized by nausea, fast heartbeat, and shortness of breath

    • C. 

      Stop taking the flagyl when you start to feel better

    • D. 

      Take some extra doses if the flagyl doesn't seem to be working

  • 12. 
    Of the 25,000 accidental deaths of adolescents yearly, what percentage is alcohol related
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      15%

    • C. 

      25%

    • D. 

      40%

  • 13. 
    Which of the following are signs of possible drug involvement among adolescents
    • A. 

      Increased family and social contacts

    • B. 

      Avoidance of drug-using friends

    • C. 

      Change in school or work attendance

    • D. 

      Open attitude concerning drug use

  • 14. 
    Medical marijuana is thought to have some indication in which of the following
    • A. 

      Nausea and vomiting related to chemotherapy

    • B. 

      Cataracts and morning sickness

    • C. 

      Bipolar affective disease and shingles

    • D. 

      Depression and seizures

  • 15. 
    During the 60 minutes after the use of cocaine, the risk factor for which of the following is increased by a factor of 24
    • A. 

      Narcosis

    • B. 

      Hypotension

    • C. 

      Myocardial infarction

    • D. 

      Depression

  • 16. 
    A patient takin disulfiram (antabuse) for maintenance of sobriety is unlikely to have a reaction to which of the following
    • A. 

      Perfumes and aftershave lotions

    • B. 

      Metronidazole (flagyl)

    • C. 

      NSAIDs

    • D. 

      Aerosol bronchodilator agents

  • 17. 
    The coder's responsibility is to ensure that the data are as accurate as possible not only for classification and study purposes but also to obtain appropriate reimbursement
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The federal register is the offical publication for all presidential documents, rules and regulations, proposed rules, and notices
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    National unit values have been assigned for each service by medicare (CPT) and HCPCS) and determined on the basis of the resources necessary for the physician's performance of the service
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Fraud is an intentional deception or misrepresentation that an individual knows to be false or does not believe to be true and makes it knowing that the deception could result in some unauthorized benefit to himself/herself or some other person
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Kickbacks from patients are allowed under certain circumstances according to medicare guidelines
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    An interactive psychiatric diagnostic interview examination is typically furnished to children
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    There are inpatient and outpatient codes for insight-oriented behavior-modifying and supportive psychotherapy
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The use of a hand-held doppler device that does not produce hard copy output, or that produces a record that does not permit analysis of bidirectional vascular flow, is considered to be part of the physical examination of the vascular system and is not separately reported.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Office visit codes may not be reported in addition to allergen immunotherapy codes even if other identifiable evaluation and management services are provided at the time of immunotherapy
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False