Test 3 Pharmacology

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Pharmacology Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is based on Bowel Elimination, Perioperative Care, Adrenergics, Anticonvulsants, Muscoskeletal, Otic and Ophthalmic Drugs


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Symptoms of adrenergeric drugs would include the following:
    • A. 

      Tachycardia, increased appetite, hypotension

    • B. 

      Hypertension, bradycardia, increased appetite

    • C. 

      Tachycardia, hypertension, decreased appetite

    • D. 

      Bradycardia, increased appetite, hypotension

  • 2. 
    Anticonvulsant (Dilantin) is a common medicine used to treat the following condition
    • A. 

      Petit Mal

    • B. 

      Hypotension

    • C. 

      Constipation

    • D. 

      Grand Mal

  • 3. 
    As a nurse when teaching a client about their Anticonvulsant medication, you would know they understood by stating:
    • A. 

      "I can take my medications as needed"

    • B. 

      "It is important that I do not miss a dose because that may result in Status Epilepticus"

    • C. 

      "If I miss a dose, I should take it immediately"

    • D. 

      "It is ok that I drive or perform activities that require alertness"

  • 4. 
    A surgical consent form can be signed if all the requirements are met except:
    • A. 

      Procedure is spelled correctly

    • B. 

      Client is not on any medications

    • C. 

      Client does not understand procedure or wasn't explained about the procedure

    • D. 

      Client is 18+ or has a guardian present

  • 5. 
    A common side effect of Anticonvulsants would include which of the following:
    • A. 

      Gingival Hyperplasia

    • B. 

      Golden Urine

    • C. 

      Hypertension

    • D. 

      Alertness

  • 6. 
    Carbamide Peroxide is used for which of the following:
    • A. 

      Inflammation

    • B. 

      Analgesic

    • C. 

      Decongestant

    • D. 

      Removal of Cerumen

  • 7. 
    To instill ear drops in an adult the ear has to be:
    • A. 

      Pulled down and back

    • B. 

      Pulled out and down

    • C. 

      Pulled up and back

    • D. 

      Pulled up and forward

  • 8. 
    The correct way to instill eye drops would be to:
    • A. 

      Tilt head forward look at the floor and drop into eye

    • B. 

      Tilt head sideways and look at the wall and drop into eye

    • C. 

      Close eyes and drop into eyes

    • D. 

      Tilt head backwards look at ceiling and drop into eyes

  • 9. 
    Adrenergics are used to treat which of the following conditions:
    • A. 

      Hypertension

    • B. 

      Nausea

    • C. 

      Vomiting

    • D. 

      Cardiac arrest

  • 10. 
    An abnormal disturbance in the electrical activity in the brain is called:
    • A. 

      Cerebral palsy

    • B. 

      Autism

    • C. 

      Seizures

    • D. 

      Headache

  • 11. 
    Biphosphonates are used for which of the following conditions:
    • A. 

      Osteoporosis

    • B. 

      Rheumatoid Arthritis

    • C. 

      Gout

    • D. 

      Muscle Strains

  • 12. 
    Rheumatoid Arthritis drug side effect of a metallic taste in mouth would be a result of which:
    • A. 

      Insufficient dosage

    • B. 

      Toxicity

    • C. 

      Proper Administration

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 13. 
    An increase in intraocular pressure would be caused by:
    • A. 

      Conjunctivitis

    • B. 

      Corneal Ulcer

    • C. 

      Glaucoma

    • D. 

      Trachoma

  • 14. 
    After a surgery has been performed which of the following would a nurse do:
    • A. 

      Vital signs

    • B. 

      Check locations of drains and characteristics

    • C. 

      Check location, type, and rate of IV fluids

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 15. 
    80 year old Gina went into the hospital at 8:00AM for a colonoscopy procedure and was sent home 3:00PM, this is an example of which type of surgery:
    • A. 

      Home care

    • B. 

      Laser Surgery

    • C. 

      Inpatient Surgery

    • D. 

      Outpatient Surgery

  • 16. 
    Inability to control elimination of stool is known as:
    • A. 

      Flatulence

    • B. 

      Diarrhea

    • C. 

      Fecal Impaction

    • D. 

      Fecal Incontinence

  • 17. 
    56 year old James suffers from Irritable Bowel Syndrome and has been constipated, what classification is this known:
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Pseudoconstipation

    • C. 

      Secondary

    • D. 

      Iatrogenic

  • 18. 
    An example of a hypertonic enema would be which of the following:
    • A. 

      Soap Sud Enema

    • B. 

      Normal Saline Solution

    • C. 

      Mineral Oil

    • D. 

      Sodium Phosphate Saline Solution

  • 19. 
    A rectal suppository works by which of the following:
    • A. 

      Irritation

    • B. 

      Lubrication

    • C. 

      Osmosis

    • D. 

      CO2

  • 20. 
    Common preoperative drugs would include which of the following:
    • A. 

      Sedatives

    • B. 

      Anticholinergics

    • C. 

      Narcotics

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 21. 
    A client suffering from shock postoperative would placed in which position:
    • A. 

      Sims

    • B. 

      Trendelenburg

    • C. 

      Prone

    • D. 

      Supine

  • 22. 
    65 year old Jane is suffering from a tumor in her left arm, what type of surgery would be performed to temporarily relieve her of pain:
    • A. 

      Palliative

    • B. 

      Diagnostic

    • C. 

      Exploratory

    • D. 

      Cosmetic

  • 23. 
    Joe 48 years old is suffering from a superficial cyst, what is the urgency of this surgery:
    • A. 

      Elective

    • B. 

      Emergency

    • C. 

      Urgent

    • D. 

      Optional