Pharmacology Quiz 4

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Pharmacology Quizzes & Trivia

In this quiz we’ll be discussing the topic of pharmacology, which is a branch of biology which concerns itself with the study of drugs, their actions, whether they be man-made, natural or endogenous. What can you tell us?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Morphine binds to opiate receptors in the Central Nervous System. What effect does this have on the body? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Alters perception and response to pain.

    • B. 

      Depresses CNS at high doses.

    • C. 

      Depresses respiratory system.

    • D. 

      Depresses vasomotor center (causes Vasodilation).

  • 2. 
    What is Morphine used for in the field?
    • A. 

      Analgesia-blocks ability to feel pain as a result of kidney stones, isolated musculoskeletal injuries, major burns, chest pain from a cardiac origin.

    • B. 

      Allergic reactions

    • C. 

      CHF with pulmonary edema

    • D. 

      Extrapyramidal reactions

  • 3. 
    When treating chest pain or an isolated musculoskeletal injury, the appropriate dosage is MS 2-4mg IVP q 5 minutes if Bp>100,__mg Max. When treating major burns, the appropriate dosage is MS 2-4mg IVP q 5 minutes if Bp>100,__mg Max.
  • 4. 
    Morphine is known to cause anaphylaxis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Aspirin is effective in treating chest pain of probably cardiac origin because it blocks ___________ A2, preventing platelets from aggregating.
  • 6. 
    One of the uses of Aspirin is that it helps indicate a probable AMI in a 12 lead ECG.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Choose the correct dosage for treating a patient with Aspirin. 
    • A. 

      MS 2-4mg slow IVP q 5 minutes if Bp>100 10mg Max

    • B. 

      50mg slow IVP or IM

    • C. 

      ASA 324mg chewed and swallowed by giving four 81mg children's chewable tablets

    • D. 

      2.5mg in premixed solution via SVN

  • 8. 
    Benadryl serves the body during an allergic reaction and/or anaphylaxis and/or extrapyraidal reactions by making ________ which blocks H1 histamine receptors in CNS, blood vessels, respiratory and GI tract. It also serves as an __________  which decreases CNS, re-uptake of dopamine in CNS, reverses extrapyramidal reactions
  • 9. 
    Check all the indications and field uses for Benadryl.
    • A. 

      Chest pain

    • B. 

      Anaphylaxis

    • C. 

      Analgesia

    • D. 

      Allergic reactions

    • E. 

      Extrapyramidal reactions