Test Answers on pharmacology

ATI Introduction to Pharmacology

A health care professional obtaining a patient’s health history discovers that the patient is taking loratadine (Claritin), an over the counter drug. Which of the following information about over the counter drugs is correct? (select all that apply) They do no require supervision of a health care professional. They can interact with other drugs. They […]

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Ch 7 – Principals of Pharmacology

The amount of medication that is given is known as the ____ Dose A drug is contraindicated for a patient when it; May cause harm or have no positive effect Which of the following is an example of a brand name of a drug? Tylenol Which of the following is an example of a generic […]

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ACLS pharmacology

A patient with sinus bradycardia and a heart rate of 42 bpm has diaphoresis and a BP of 80/60 mm Hg. What is the initial dose of atropine? 0.5 mg When can you use magnesium in cardiac arrest? pulseless VT associated with torsades de pointes A patient has a rapid irregular wide-complex tachycardia. The ventricular […]

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Pharmacology Virginia college, Spartanburg

Pharmacology The study of drugs and their interactions with living organisms. Molecular Pharmacology The study of the chemical structures of drugs and the effects of drugs at the molecular level within cells. Pharmacodynamics The Mechanisms of action by which drugs produce their effects (desired or undesired) based on time an dose. Pharmacogenetics How the genetic […]

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Pharmacology Chapter 6 Review

Define R stands for the Latin word recipere, meaning to take Define # read as number and indicates to the pharmacist the total number of capsules, tablets, milliliters, ounces, etc to dispense to the patient. Define Sig. stands for the Latin word signetur, meaning to write on the label. It indicates that the directions for […]

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Kaplan Pharmacology B

question Warfarin ( anticoagulant , interferes with synthesis of Vit.K dependant clotting factors) answer Avoid drinking alcoholic beverages question Earliest signs hypoglycemia answer irritability and hunger question Increase risk of bleeding with Warfarin Decreases effects of Warfarin answer Gingko , Garlic , Ginger, St.Johns wort question Client taking furosemide ( Furosemide is a loop diuretic […]

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Pharmacology ATI Test: The Endocrine System

question When talking with a patient who is about to begin exenatide (Byetta) therapy to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus, the health care professional should include which of the following instructions? (Select all that apply) answer *1. Inject the drug subcutaneously* inject exenatide (incretin mimetic) into subcutaneous tissue of the thigh, upper arm, or abdomen […]

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Hematologic Pharmacology

question You are talking to a patient who is about to begin taking liquid ferrous sulfate (Feosol) to treat iron-deficiency anemia. Which of the following instructions should you include about the drug? (Select all that apply) A) Swish it in your mouth before swallowing it B) Drink it through a straw C) Do not rinse […]

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Pharmacology Unit 1

question Pharmacology answer The study of drugs question Pharmacotherapy answer Therapy using drugs question Local Effects answer The drug only affects one area of the body question Systemic Effect answer The drug affects the whole body question Chronic answer develops and worsens over an extended period of time; 6 months or greater question Acute answer […]

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RN Pharmacology Practice 2016 B

question A nurse is teaching a client who is to start taking hydrocodone with acetaminophen tablets for pain. Which of the following information should the nurse include in the teaching? answer decreased respirations might occur question A nurse is preparing to administer Ciprofloxacin 15mg/kg PO every 12 hr to a child who weighs 44lbs. how […]

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ATI Practice Exam Pharmacology The Immune System

question When caring for a patient who is receiving vincristine to treat lung cancer, the health care professional should monitor for which of the following findings that indicates an adverse effect? answer Weak hand grasps question A health care professional is about to administer enfuvirtide (Fuzeon) to a patient. The health care professional should perform […]

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Pharmacology Final Review

question I will need to go to the doctor’s office each day to have my blood drawn to see whether enoxaparin is working answer the patient is being discharge to his home on enoxaparin (Lovenox) injections for treatment of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Which of the following statements made by the patient indicates a need […]

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Pharmacology Ch 38, 39, 42

question antimicrobial answer eliminates living organisms that are pathogenic (cause diseases) question culture & sensitivity answer should be done before antibiotic therapy (unless Save Your Life with Broad Spectrum, then switch after results back) urine, sputum, blood, throat, or wound question 3 classes of antibiotics answer antibacterial antifungal antiviral question Nursing Process pre medication assessment […]

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Pharmacology Final Review-2

question which of the following is a primary benefit of the use of computerized physician order entry (CPOE) for patient medications answer decreases prescribing and transcription errors question incorporating IT into a patient encounter takes skill and tact. durign the encounter, the provider can make the pt more comfortable with the IT the provider is […]

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Pharmacology HESI Practice

question which symptoms are serious adverse effects of beta-adrenergic blockers such as propranolol (inderal)? A. Headache, hypertension, and blurred vision. B. Wheezing, hypotension, and AV block. C. Vomiting, dilated pupils, and papilledema. D. Tinnitus, muscle weakness, and tachypnea. answer B. Wheezing, hypotension, and AV block. (B) represents the most serious adverse effects of beta-blocking agents. […]

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Pharmacology Chapter 8: Anti-Infective Agents

question A client with acne has been receiving an anti-infective agent for a prolonged period. Initially, the drug was effective, but over time its effectiveness as decreased. What is the nurse’s best action? A. Refer the client to the health care provider because the client may be experiencing resistance. B. Assess the client for additional […]

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Pharmacology practice quiz

question Following the administration of sublingual nitroglycerin to a client experiencing an acute anginal attack, which assessment finding indicates to the nurse that the desired effect has been achieved? answer Client states chest pain is relieved. question Following heparin treatment for a pulmonary embolism, a client is being discharged with a prescription for warfarin Coumadin. […]

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Pharmacology Anti-Epileptic and Anti-Parkinsonian Drugs Practice Questions

question C During status epilepticus, the client is unable to swallow medications, and the appropriate treatment is to administer intravenous drug therapy to stop the seizure. Pain medications are not necessary. The nurse should not restrain the client or hold the limbs during this time, but the nurse should make certain the client does not […]

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Pharmacology Chapter 29 Antilipemic Drugs

question Triglycerides and Cholesterol answer – Two primary forms of lipids in the blood – Triglycerides function as energy source and are stored in adipose tissue. – Cholesterol is primarily used to make steroids hormones, cell membranes.and bile acids. – Water-insoluble fats that must be bound to apolipoproteins, specialized lipid-carrying proteins – Lipoprotein is the […]

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Chapter 39-38 antibiotics Pharmacology

question When a patient is on aminoglycoside therapy, the nurse will monitor the patient for which indicators of potential toxicity? answer Tinnitus and hearing loss question The nurse is administering a vancomycin (Vancocin) infusion. Which measure is appropriate for the nurse to implement in order to reduce complications that may occur with this drug’s administration? […]

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CH30 Drugs for Headache, pharmacology

question Migraine answer Migraine is a neurovascular disorder involving dilation and inflammation of intracranial arteries. question Antimigraine drugs answer Antimigraine drugs are used in two ways: abortive and prophylactic. question abortive therapy answer The goal of abortive therapy is to eliminate headache pain and associated nausea and vomiting. question prophylactic therapy answer The goal of […]

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