Clinical Pharmacology Quiz Questions

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Clinical Pharmacology Quiz Questions

Clinical pharmacists can work together with pharmacists in other parts of the healthcare system such as the hospital or community pharmacy. A clinical pharmacist does not give you your medicines but they can prescribe them to you. Take up this clinical pharmacology exam and get to see how attentive you have been in class these past months. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The most common angle for intramuscular injection is;
    • A. 

      45 degrees

    • B. 

      60 degrees

    • C. 

      90 degrees

    • D. 

      10 degrees

  • 2. 
    How would a nurse evaluate the effectiveness of a patient being treated with filgrastim (Neupogen)?
    • A. 

      Monitor the hemoglobin

    • B. 

      Monitor the WCB count

    • C. 

      Monitor potasium levels

    • D. 

      Monitor blood glucose

  • 3. 
    A semiconcious patient is brought into the emergency room complaining of nausea and vomiting.  The route of choice for the ordered medication would be:
    • A. 

      Oral (PO)

    • B. 

      Sublingual

    • C. 

      Via nasogastric tube

    • D. 

      Rectally

  • 4. 
    Which law subsidizes drug companies for the production of medications to treat rare disorders?
    • A. 

      Harrison's Drug act

    • B. 

      Orphan Drug act

    • C. 

      Rare Drug Act

    • D. 

      Comprehensive Drug act

  • 5. 
    A 2-year-old patient must recieve an injection.  The nurse knows that the IM site of choice for this patient would be:
    • A. 

      Dorsogluteal

    • B. 

      Ventragluteal

    • C. 

      Vastrus Lateralis

    • D. 

      Deltiod

  • 6. 
    A postoperative patient is rating his operative pain as an 8 on a scale of 1 to 10.  He is refusing pain medication.  The most appropriate action for the nurse at this time would be:
    • A. 

      Document his report and the refusal of pain medication

    • B. 

      Asses the location, duration and radiation of the pain

    • C. 

      Investigate why he is not receptive to the pain medication

    • D. 

      Report the situation to the charge nurse

  • 7. 
    Which of the following symptoms would be of most concern for a patient on antibiotics?
    • A. 

      Nausea

    • B. 

      Loose runny stool

    • C. 

      Drowsiness

    • D. 

      Dizziness

  • 8. 
    A 16 year old girl is diagnosed with urinary tract infection.  Which of the following medications would be perscibed for her?
    • A. 

      Sulfisoxazole (Gantrisin)

    • B. 

      Gentamicin sulfate (Garamycin)

    • C. 

      Kanamycin sulfate (Kantrex)

    • D. 

      Ciprofloxacin (cipro)

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Vancomycin (Vancocin)

    • B. 

      Atorvastatin (Lipitor)

    • C. 

      Tetracycline (Achromycin)

    • D. 

      Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)