Review Pharmacology For The Surgical Technologist

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  • 1. 
    Which of the three basic measurement systems are preferred in surgery?
  • 2. 
    What are the sources of drugs used today?
  • 3. 
  • 4. 
    Who is the governing body that regulates drugs?
  • 5. 
    List two different clinical drug references to look up indications for side effects.
  • 6. 
  • 7. 
    What does MRSA stand for? 
  • 8. 
    What is the difference between bactericidal and bacteriostatic?
  • 9. 
    How are antibiotics administered in surgery?
  • 10. 
    Why would a diuretic be prescribed for long-term use?
  • 11. 
    What is the purpose of the endocrine system?
  • 12. 
    Why would a male receive a female hormone? 
  • 13. 
    Why would a female receive a male hormone?
  • 14. 
  • 15. 
    How is local anesthesia like MAC? 
  • 16. 
    How are local and MAC anesthesia different?
  • 17. 
    What are the three major types of anesthesia?
  • 18. 
  • 19. 
    Why is vomiting so dangerous in surgery?
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  • 21. 
  • 22. 
    Name the effect of the following drugs and give an example of a DiureticEFFECT:
  • 23. 
    EXAMPLE of a Diuretic:
  • 24. 
    Name the effect of the following drugs and give an example of  Gastric DrugsEFFECT:
  • 25. 
    Gastric DrugsEXAMPLE:
  • 26. 
    Name the effect of the following drugs and give an example of  Antacids:  EFFECT:
  • 27. 
    AntacidsEXAMPLE:
  • 28. 
    Name the effect of the following drugs and give an example of  AntiemeticEFFECT:
  • 29. 
    AntiemeticsEXAMPLE:
  • 30. 
    Name the purpose/effecyt of the following drugs and name a procedure or situation in which it may be used:  OXYTOCIN - PURPOSE/EFFECT:
  • 31. 
    Name the purpose/effecyt of the following drugs and name a procedure or situation in which it may be used:  OXYTOXIN - PROCEDURE OR SITUATION:
  • 32. 
    Name the purpose/effecyt of the following drugs and name a procedure or situation in which it may be used:  EPINEPHRINE - PURPOSE/EFFECT:
  • 33. 
    Name the purpose/effecyt of the following drugs and name a procedure or situation in which it may be used:  EPINEPHRINE - PROCEDURE OR SITUATION:
  • 34. 
    Name the purpose/effecyt of the following drugs and name a procedure or situation in which it may be used:  CORTISONE - EFFECT
  • 35. 
    Name the purpose/effecyt of the following drugs and name a procedure or situation in which it may be used:  CORTISONE - PROCEDURE OR SITUATION:
  • 36. 
    Name the purpose/effecyt of the following drugs and name a procedure or situation in which it may be used:  PITRESSIN - EFFECT:
  • 37. 
    Name the purpose/effecyt of the following drugs and name a procedure or situation in which it may be used:  PITRESSIN - PROCEDURE OR SITUATION:
  • 38. 
    What is the effect/purpose of a hemostatic agent?
  • 39. 
    Name five hemostatic agents:
  • 40. 
    Name the purpose/effect of the following drugs and give an example of the drug: Miotic: - purpose/effect
  • 41. 
    Name the purpose/effect of the following drugs and give an example of the drug: Miotic: - Example;
  • 42. 
    Name the purpose/effect of the following drugs and give an example of the drug: Mydriatics: - purpose/effect
  • 43. 
    Name three antibiotic ointments used in ophthalmology:
  • 44. 
    What categories of drugs are used in ophthalmology to reduce intraocular pressure?
  • 45. 
    Explain the effect of  the following anesthetics and give an example of a procedure in which it is used:  Local Anesthesia: EFFECT:
  • 46. 
    Explain the effect of  the following anesthetics and give an example of a procedure in which it is used:  Local Anesthesia:PROCEDURE EXAMPLE:
  • 47. 
    Explain the effect of  the following anesthetics and give an example of a procedure in which it is used:  Regional Blocade: EFFECT:
  • 48. 
    Explain the effect of  the following anesthetics and give an example of a procedure in which it is used:  Regional Blocade: PROCEDURE EXAMPLE:
  • 49. 
    Explain the effect of  the following anesthetics and give an example of a procedure in which it is used:  General Anesthesia: EFFECT:
  • 50. 
    Explain the effect of  the following anesthetics and give an example of a procedure in which it is used:  General Anesthesia: PROCEDURE EXAMPLE:
  • 51. 
    Explain the effect of  the following anesthetics and give an example of a procedure in which it is used:  MAC: EFFECT:
  • 52. 
    Explain the effect of  the following anesthetics and give an example of a procedure in which it is used:  MAC: PROCEDURE EXAMPLE:
  • 53. 
    Name the five phases of general anesthesia:
  • 54. 
    Name the four components of general anesthesia:
  • 55. 
    Name the two routes of administration for general anesthesia:
  • 56. 
  • 57. 
    Name the effect of the following drugs and give an example of the drug:  Induction Agents: Effect:
  • 58. 
    Name the effect of the following drugs and give an example of the drug:  Induction Agents: Example of the drug:
  • 59. 
    Name the effect of the following drugs and give an example of the drug:  Barbituates: Effect:
  • 60. 
    Name the effect of the following drugs and give an example of the drug:  Barbituates: Example:
  • 61. 
    Name the effect of the following drugs and give an example of the drug:Benzodiazepines : Effect:
  • 62. 
    Name the effect of the following drugs and give an example of the drug:Benzodiazepines : Example:
  • 63. 
    Name the effect of the following drugs and give an example of the drug:Narcotics : Effect:
  • 64. 
    Name the effect of the following drugs and give an example of the drug:Narcotics : Example:
  • 65. 
    Name the effect of the following drugs and give an example of the drug:Neuromuscular Blocking Agents : Effect:
  • 66. 
    Name the effect of the following drugs and give an example of the drug:Neuromuscular Blocking Agents : Examplet:
  • 67. 
    What is the generic name of Propofol?
  • 68. 
    Name the effects Propofol has on a patient.
  • 69. 
    What does Propofol's appearance resemble?
  • 70. 
  • 71. 
    What is the only depolarizing agent used today?
  • 72. 
    What effect of this agent is important to remember?
  • 73. 
    Name the six nondepolarizing agents:
  • 74. 
  • 75. 
    Name five signs of malignant hypothermia:
  • 76. 
    Name the five malignant hypothermia treatment steps:
  • 77. 
    Define  Controlled Substance:
  • 78. 
    Define  Negligence:
  • 79. 
    Define  Prophylaxis:
  • 80. 
    Define  Electrolyte:
  • 81. 
    Define  Hypo-Kalemia:
  • 82. 
    Define Hyper-Kalemia:
  • 83. 
    Define Palliative:
  • 84. 
    Define Anticoagulants:
  • 85. 
    Define Aspiration:
  • 86. 
    Define Narcotic:
  • 87. 
    Define Analgesia:
  • 88. 
    Define Electrocardiogram (EKG,ECG):
  • 89. 
    Define Extubate:
  • 90. 
    Define Hypovolemic:
  • 91. 
    Define Vasoconstrictor:
  • 92. 
    Define Antibody:
  • 93. 
    Define Antigen:
  • 94. 
    Define Autologuous:
  • 95. 
    Define Metabolic Acidosis:
  • 96. 
    Define Autotransfusion:
  • 97. 
    Define Anaphylaxis:
  • 98. 
    Define Bolus:
  • 99. 
    Define Bronchospasm:
  • 100. 
    Define Desaturation:
  • 101. 
    Define Diaphosresis:
  • 102. 
    Define Dsyspnea:
  • 103. 
    Define Tachycardia:
  • 104. 
    Define Bradycardia:
  • 105. 
    Which of  the three basic measurement systems is preferred in surgery today?
  • 106. 
    Why are the acronyms  MRSA & VRE important to know?
  • 107. 
    What does VRE stand for?