Pharmacology Quiz: Surgical Technologist Exam

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Pharmacology Quiz: Surgical Technologist Exam - Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the three basic measurement systems are preferred in surgery?
  • 2. 
    What are the sources of drugs used today?
  • 3. 
    How are generic drug names different from trade names?
  • 4. 
    Who is the governing body that regulates drugs?
  • 5. 
    List two different clinical drug references to look up indications for side effects.
  • 6. 
    What are the five "rights" of medication administration?
  • 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. 
    Why is a preoperative evaluation conducted?
  • 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. 
    How does antigen/antibody reaction pertain to blood types?
  • 19. 
    Why is vomiting so dangerous in surgery?
  • 20. 
    What is heparin used for?
  • 21. 
    Name a procedure where heparin is used:
  • 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:
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