Uhhcs Essential Principles And Drug Administration (November) Quiz

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  • 1. 
    When considering the pharmacotherapeutic effects of drugs administered to patient Mohammed, nurse Jane considers which property of most importance:
    • A. 

      Efficacy

    • B. 

      Interaction with other drugs

    • C. 

      Potency

    • D. 

      Toxicity

  • 2. 
    Central venous access devices are beneficial in pediatric therapy because:
    • A. 

      They are difficult to see.

    • B. 

      They cannot be dislodged.

    • C. 

      Use of the arms is not restricted.

    • D. 

      They don’t frighten children.

  • 3. 
    When deciding on what time of day to give medications, the nurse pays closest attention to the client’s habits regarding:
    • A. 

      Eating

    • B. 

      Sleeping

    • C. 

      Elimination

    • D. 

      Activity

  • 4. 
    When performing an assessment about medication, the drug history should include:
    • A. 

      Complete vital signs

    • B. 

      Client’s goal of therapy

    • C. 

      Reason for medication

    • D. 

      Administration of OTC medications

  • 5. 
    The volume of SC medication must be no more than:
    • A. 

      0.5 mL

    • B. 

      1.0 mL

    • C. 

      1.5 mL

    • D. 

      3.0 mL

  • 6. 
    When a drug is 50% protein bound, it means that:
    • A. 

      50% of the drug destroys protein

    • B. 

      50% of the dose is at work

    • C. 

      50% of the drug is excreted in the kidneys

    • D. 

      Protein must be restricted in the diet

  • 7. 
    When a drug binds to a receptor to produce a pharmacologic effect, the drug may be called a(n):
    • A. 

      Agonist

    • B. 

      Antagonist

    • C. 

      Blocker

    • D. 

      Accelerator

  • 8. 
    The interaction of one drug increased by the presence of a second drug is known as:
    • A. 

      Potentiation

    • B. 

      Addictive effects

    • C. 

      Antagonism

    • D. 

      Synergism

  • 9. 
    The name selected by the original manufacturer based on the chemical structure of the drug is the:
    • A. 

      Chemical name

    • B. 

      Drug name

    • C. 

      Generic name

    • D. 

      Trade name

  • 10. 
    Absorption, distribution, and excretion may be increased by which of the following diseases?
    • A. 

      Hyperthyroidism

    • B. 

      Renal insufficiency

    • C. 

      Liver disease

    • D. 

      Hypothyroidism

  • 11. 
    The extent to which drug is absorbed and transported to target tissue is known as:
    • A. 

      Steady-state accumulation

    • B. 

      Therapeutic drug levels

    • C. 

      Bioavailability

    • D. 

      Distribution

  • 12. 
    When performing an assessment to determine which medications can be used, which of the following elements is most important?
    • A. 

      Physical examination

    • B. 

      Allergies

    • C. 

      Presence of illness

    • D. 

      Weight

  • 13. 
    Which of the following will determine nursing interventions for a client on medication?
    • A. 

      Assessment

    • B. 

      Diagnoses

    • C. 

      Implementation

    • D. 

      Evaluation

  • 14. 
    When two drugs given together have an effect equal to the sum of their respective effects, the interaction is known as:
    • A. 

      Potentiated

    • B. 

      Antagonized

    • C. 

      Agonist

    • D. 

      Additive

  • 15. 
    Distribution is affected by:
    • A. 

      Biotransformation

    • B. 

      Excretion

    • C. 

      Protein binding

    • D. 

      Lipid binding

  • 16. 
    As a knowledgeable nurse, you know that the following are part of the five rights except:
    • A. 

      Right dose

    • B. 

      Right route

    • C. 

      Right drug

    • D. 

      Right room

  • 17. 
    An unexpected effect of the drug is known as a(n):
    • A. 

      Side effect

    • B. 

      Adverse effect

    • C. 

      Toxic reaction

    • D. 

      Allergic reaction

  • 18. 
    Which of the following muscles is a possible site for IM injections?
    • A. 

      Outer aspect of the hip

    • B. 

      Shoulder

    • C. 

      Vastus gluteus

    • D. 

      Vastus lateralis

  • 19. 
    The client’s ability to take oral medications will be hindered by:
    • A. 

      Age

    • B. 

      Dental caries

    • C. 

      Dysphagia

    • D. 

      Lifestyle

  • 20. 
    Safety of a drug is determined by the degree between:
    • A. 

      Therapeutic and toxic doses

    • B. 

      Potency and efficacy

    • C. 

      Subtherapeutic and toxic levels

    • D. 

      Side and adverse effects

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