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Chapter 1: Multiple Choice Quiz


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Answer the following question(s).

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Question 1
0 out of 5 points

What is the acronym of the agency responsible for stopping illegal


drug production and importation?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

DEA

Response Feedback:

FDA

Incorrect.

Question 2
5 out of 5 points

Which schedule of controlled substances includes drugs produced


illegally?
Answer
Selected Answer:

Correct Answer:

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 3
6 out of 6 points

What is the total number of schedules covered by the Controlled


Substances Act?

Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

five

Response Feedback:

five

Correct.

Question 4
6 out of 6 points

Which schedule of controlled substances includes drugs with the


highest abuse potential?
Answer
Selected Answer:

II

Correct Answer:

II

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Question 5
6 out of 6 points

Which schedule of controlled substances includes drugs that can be


refilled only with a handwritten prescription from a physician?
Answer
Selected Answer:

II

Correct Answer:

II

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Correct.

Question 6
6 out of 6 points

The Controlled Substances Act applies to all of the following EXCEPT:


Answer

Selected Answer:

vitamins

Correct Answer:

vitamins

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Correct.

Question 7
0 out of 6 points

The acronym DEA stands for:


Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

Drug Enforcement Association


Drug Enforcement Administration

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Incorrect.

Question 8
6 out of 6 points

The Pure Food and Drug Act regulates all of the following EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

price

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price

Correct.

Question 9
6 out of 6 points

A controlled substance can be identified by a "C" and a schedule


number in all of the following places EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:

on the pill

Correct Answer:

on the pill

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Correct.

Question 10
6 out of 6 points

The acronym FDA stands for:


Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

Food and Drug Administration


Food and Drug Administration

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Correct.

Question 11
6 out of 6 points

Which agency is responsible for the approval of drugs and the


removal of unsafe medications from the market?
Answer
Selected Answer:

FDA

Correct Answer:

FDA

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Question 12
0 out of 6 points

Which of the following is NOT a regulation established by the Federal


Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

Legend drugs require prescriptions.


All drugs require prescriptions.

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Incorrect.

Question 13
0 out of 6 points

Which health care worker may NOT write prescriptions for drugs?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

pharmacist
licensed practical nurse (LPN)

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Incorrect.

Question 14
0 out of 6 points

All of the following are recommended for the safe handling of


controlled substances EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

a double-locked storage unit


presigned prescription pads

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Incorrect.

Question 15
6 out of 6 points

Drug standards require that all preparations called by the same drug
name must have all of these uniform specifications EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:
Response Feedback:

price
price
Correct.

Question 16
6 out of 6 points

All of the following are common fallacies and misconceptions EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected
Answer:

Numerous undercover and illegal laboratories exist and


operate in the United States today.

Correct
Answer:

Numerous undercover and illegal laboratories exist and


operate in the United States today.

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Correct.

Question 17
0 out of 6 points

The legislation mandating that pharmacists provide drug use review


and patient counseling before dispensing prescriptions is the
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

The Orphan Drug Act of 1983


Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1970

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Chapter 2: Multiple Choice Quiz


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Answer the following question(s).

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Question 1
5 out of 5 points

An antibiotic with photosensitivity listed as a side effect may cause:


Answer
Selected Answer:

sunburn

Correct Answer:

sunburn

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Correct.

Question 2
4 out of 4 points

A drug which has no purchasing restrictions by the FDA is a(n)


Answer
Selected Answer:

over-the-counter drug.

Correct Answer:

over-the-counter drug.

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Question 3
6.5 out of 6.5 points

Which of the following statements is true regarding the generic name


of a drug?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

It refers to the drug's common name.


It refers to the drug's common name.

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Correct.

Question 4
6.5 out of 6.5 points

Drugs that can be purchased without a prescription are known as:


Answer

Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

OTC

Response Feedback:

OTC

Correct.

Question 5
6.5 out of 6.5 points

All of the following are good references for drug information EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

an encyclopedia

Response Feedback:

an encyclopedia

Correct.

Question 6
6.5 out of 6.5 points

The common name assigned to a new drug that begins with a


lowercase letter is called the:
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Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

generic name

Response Feedback:

generic name

Correct.

Question 7
6.5 out of 6.5 points

Generic and trade name drugs may differ in all of the following ways
EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:

drug contents

Correct Answer:

drug contents

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Correct.

Question 8
6.5 out of 6.5 points

If a drug reference indicates that a drug is contraindicated during


pregnancy, the drug should be:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

omitted while pregnant

Response Feedback:

omitted while pregnant

Correct.

Question 9
6.5 out of 6.5 points

The term "side effect" may refer to all of the following EXCEPT:
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Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

affecting only one side

Response Feedback:

affecting only one side

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Question 10
6.5 out of 6.5 points

Side effects might include all of the following EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

bloodshot eyes
bloodshot eyes

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Correct.

Question 11
6.5 out of 6.5 points

Conditions or types of patients that warrant closer observation for


specific side effects when given a particular drug are called:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

cautions

Response Feedback:

cautions

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Question 12
6.5 out of 6.5 points

A description of the cellular changes that occur as a result of taking a


drug is called the drug's:
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Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

action

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action

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Question 13
6.5 out of 6.5 points

A list of medical conditions or diseases for which a drug is meant to


be used is called the drug's:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:
Response Feedback:

indications
Indications
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Question 14
6.5 out of 6.5 points

A list of other drugs or foods that may alter the effect of a drug is
called the drug's:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

interactions

Response Feedback:

interactions

Correct.

Question 15
6.5 out of 6.5 points

Which of the following is not a drug classification?


Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

prototypes

Response Feedback:

prototypes

Correct.

Question 16
6.5 out of 6.5 points

Which of the following is NOT a true statement about the Physicians


Desk Reference ?
Answer
Selected
Answer:
Correct
Answer:

It is distributed yearly in two volumes with additional


supplements throughout the year.
It is distributed yearly in two volumes with additional
supplements throughout the year.

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Correct.

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Answer the following question(s).

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Question 1
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Treatment of an anaphylactic reaction may include all of the following EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
epinephrine
Correct Answer:
antiemetic

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Question 2
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Cumulative effects may be the result of all of the following EXCEPT:


Answer

Selected Answer:
kidney malfunction
Correct Answer:
excess perspiration

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Question 3
5.5 out of 5.5 points

The term "placebo" may refer to all of the following EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
a psychiatric condition
Correct Answer:
a psychiatric condition

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Question 4
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Drugs are excreted most often through:


Answer
Selected Answer:

Correct.

the kidneys
Correct Answer:
the kidneys

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Question 5
5.5 out of 5.5 points

The processing of drugs within the body includes all of the following EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
rejection
Correct Answer:
rejection

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Correct.

Question 6
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Variables affecting drug efficiency include all of the following EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
height

Correct Answer:
height

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Correct.

Question 7
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Which organ is most responsible for the metabolic process of biotransformation?


Answer
Selected Answer:
liver
Correct Answer:
liver

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Correct.

Question 8
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Drug toxicity may be the result of all of the following EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
cumulative effects
Correct Answer:

inadequate dosages

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Incorrect.

Question 9
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Drug interactions may involve all of the following EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
synergism
Correct Answer:
embolism

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Incorrect.

Question 10
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Natural sources of drugs include all of the following EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
laboratories
Correct Answer:
laboratories

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Correct.

Question 11
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Signs of an anaphylactic reaction may include all of the following EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
emesis
Correct Answer:
emesis

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Correct.

Question 12
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Which of the following routes of drug administration is NOT a gastrointestinal (GI)


route?
Answer
Selected Answer:
sublingual (SL)
Correct Answer:
sublingual (SL)

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Question 13
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Which of the following routes of drug administration is NOT a parenteral route?


Answer
Selected Answer:
mucosal
Correct Answer:
rectal

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Incorrect.

Question 14
5.5 out of 5.5 points

The dose of medication that is customarily given is called the:


Answer
Selected Answer:
therapeutic dose
Correct Answer:
therapeutic dose

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Correct.

Question 15
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The adverse drug effect that is the opposite effect from that expected is known as a/an:
Answer
Selected Answer:
paradoxical effect
Correct Answer:
paradoxical effect

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Question 16
0 out of 5.5 points

A buildup of an unaltered drug in the liver is consistent with which one of the four drug
processes?
Answer
Selected Answer:
excretion
Correct Answer:
metabolism

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Incorrect.

Question 17
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The action of two drugs in which one prolongs or multiplies the effect of the other is:
Answer
Selected Answer:
synergism
Correct Answer:
potentiation

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Question 18
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Which of the following statements is not true about recombinant DNA therapy?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Recombinant DNA therapy is an investigational new drug (IND).
Correct Answer:
Recombinant DNA therapy is an investigational new drug (IND).

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Chapter 4: Multiple Choice Quiz


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Answer the following question(s).

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Question 1
4 out of 4 points

Drugs administered topically include all of the following sites EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

intravenous (IV) push


intravenous (IV) push

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Question 2
6 out of 6 points

Which of the following injectable drug forms is the most rapid acting?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

intravenous

Response Feedback:

intravenous

Correct.

Question 3
6 out of 6 points

The tuberculin syringe can hold up to:


Answer

Selected Answer:

1 ml

Correct Answer:

1 ml

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Correct.

Question 4
6 out of 6 points

Advantages of the transdermal delivery system include all of the


following EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:

speed

Correct Answer:

speed

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Correct.

Question 5
6 out of 6 points

Oral drug forms include all of the following EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

suppositories

Response Feedback:

suppositories

Correct.

Question 6
6 out of 6 points

Only a physician can administer drugs by all of the following


parenteral routes EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:

intradermal

Correct Answer:

intradermal

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Correct.

Question 7
6 out of 6 points

All of the following terms apply to the rectal administration of drugs


EXCEPT:
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Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

enteric-coated

Response Feedback:

enteric-coated

Correct.

Question 8
6 out of 6 points

All of the following terms apply to the topical administration of drugs


EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

injectable form

Response Feedback:

injectable form

Correct.

Question 9
6 out of 6 points

Drugs administered by the inhalation route include all of the following


EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

tablet

tablet
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Correct.

Question 10
6 out of 6 points

Advantages of the oral route of drug administration include all of the


following EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

speed

Response Feedback:

speed

Correct.

Question 11
6 out of 6 points

Which of the following angles is used for an intramuscular (IM)


injection?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

90 degrees

Response Feedback:

90 degrees

Correct.

Question 12
6 out of 6 points

Crushing tablets requires a/an:


Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

mortar and pestle


mortar and pestle

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Correct.

Question 13
6 out of 6 points

Which of the following is a form of parenteral administration of drugs?


Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

inhalation

Response Feedback:

inhalation

Correct.

Question 14
6 out of 6 points

Which of the following medication forms delivers the medication


gradually over an extended period of time?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

timed-release capsule

Response Feedback:

timed-release capsule

Correct.

Question 15
6 out of 6 points

The three most commonly used syringes for injections include all of
the following EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:
Response Feedback:

space needle
space needle
Correct.

Question 16
6 out of 6 points

The acronym OSHA stands for:


Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

Occupational Safety and Health Administration


Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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Question 17
6 out of 6 points

Which substance would NOT normally be delivered by an implantable


device?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

Antibiotic

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Chapter 5: Multiple Choice Quiz


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Answer the following question(s).

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Question 1
12 out of 12 points

Which of the following systems of measuring medications is the least


accurate?

Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

household

Response Feedback:

household

Correct.

Question 2
11 out of 11 points

Which of the following systems of measuring medications is used


almost exclusively?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

metric

Response Feedback:

metric

Correct.

Question 3
11 out of 11 points

Which of the following is NOT a system of measuring medications?


Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

universal

Response Feedback:

universal

Correct.

Question 4
11 out of 11 points

Which of the following is only required on a prescription blank for a


controlled substance?
Answer

Selected
Answer:

physician's Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)


number

Correct
Answer:

physician's Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)


number

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 5
11 out of 11 points

A medication order contains all of the following EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:

medication manufacturer

Correct Answer:

medication manufacturer

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Question 6
11 out of 11 points

The organization that monitors medication administration and


identifies practices that contribute to medication errors is the:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

Institute for Safe Medication Practice


Institute for Safe Medication Practice

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Correct.

Question 7
11 out of 11 points

Which of the following is NOT an error-prone abbreviation?


Answer
Selected Answer:

IV
Correct Answer:

IV

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 8
11 out of 11 points

The abbreviation for teaspoon is:


Answer
Selected Answer:

Correct Answer:

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 9
11 out of 11 points

Which of the following statements is NOT true about abbreviations?


Answer
Selected
Answer:

Correct
Answer:

Upper or lower case letters may be used


interchangeably an abbreviation may be used
interchangeably.
Upper or lower case letters may be used
interchangeably an abbreviation may be used
interchangeably.

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Answer the following question(s).

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Question 1
8 out of 8 points

The order reads morphine 10 mg IM. The medication available reads


morphine 15 mg/ml. How much of the solution should be given?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

0.7 ml

Response Feedback:

0.7 ml

Correct.

Question 2
6 out of 6 points

Kanamycin sulfate is available in vials labeled 250 mg/ml. The order


reads kanamycin 375 mg q12h deep IM. How much of the solution
should be administered?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

1.5 ml

Response Feedback:

1.5 ml

Correct.

Question 3
8 out of 8 points

Meperidine is stocked in cartridges labeled 100 mg/ml. The order


reads Demerol 75 mg q4h prn. How much of the solution should be
administered?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

0.8 ml

0.8 ml
Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 4
6 out of 6 points

The order reads Lasix (furosemide) 60 mg PO. The medication is


available in 40 mg scored tablets. How many of the tablets should be
administered?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

1.5 tabs

Response Feedback:

1.5 tabs

Correct.

Question 5
6 out of 6 points

Neomycin sulfate oral solution is available in 1 oz (30 ml) containers


labeled 125 mg/5 ml. The order reads neomycin 250 mg q8h. How
many milliliters are in each dose?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

10 ml

Response Feedback:

10 ml

Correct.

Question 6
6 out of 6 points

The order reads Dilaudid 3 mg IM q4h for severe pain.


Hydromorphone is available in vials labeled 4 mg/ml. How much
solution is required?
Answer
Selected Answer:

0.8 ml
Correct Answer:

0.8 ml

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 7
6 out of 6 points

Heparin sodium is available in vials labeled 5,000 units/ml. The order


reads heparin 4,000 units subcu q12h. How much solution should be
administered?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

0.8 ml

Response Feedback:

0.8 ml

Correct.

Question 8
6 out of 6 points

The order reads potassium 13.4 mEq po qd. Available in solution form
is K Elixir labeled 6.7 mEq per 5 ml. How much solution is in each
dose?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

10 ml

Response Feedback:

10 ml

Correct.

Question 9
6 out of 6 points

The order reads Darvon 130 mg q6h prn for pain. A bottle containing
25 capsules is labeled 65 mg/capsule. How many capsules are there
per dose?

Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

2 caps

Response Feedback:

2 caps

Correct.

Question 10
6 out of 6 points

Hydroxyzine is available in 2 ml vials labeled 50 mg/ml. The order


reads Vistaril 75 mg IM stat. How much solution should be
administered?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

1.5 ml

Response Feedback:

1.5 ml

Correct.

Question 11
6 out of 6 points

The order reads morphine oral solution 30 mg q4h. The medication


available is labeled 20 mg/5ml. How much solution should be given
orally (PO)?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

7.5 ml

Response Feedback:

7.5 ml

Correct.

Question 12
6 out of 6 points

Keflex suspension 125 mg qid is ordered for a 2-year-old child who


weighs 13 kg. The usual pediatric dose is 25 to 50 mg/kg/24 h. What
is this child's dose per 24 hours?
Answer
Selected Answer:

500 mg

Correct Answer:

500 mg

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 13
6 out of 6 points

When a dosage differs from the dosage on hand, which of the


following steps should be followed?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

All of these choices are correct.


All of these choices are correct.

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 14
6 out of 6 points

To prevent medication errors, it is a good idea to follow which of the


following rules?
Answer
Selected
Answer:

Correct
Answer:

Always question a medication order if you have difficulty


in interpreting the spelling of a drug name or the dosage
amount.
Always question a medication order if you have difficulty
in interpreting the spelling of a drug name or the dosage
amount.

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 15
6 out of 6 points

All of the following are considered in determining a safe dosage for


older adults EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected
Answer:

older patients require proportionally more


medication

Correct Answer:

older patients require proportionally more


medication

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 16
6 out of 6 points

Which statement is NOT true about geriatric doses?


Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:
Response Feedback:

The dose frequently has to be raised.


The dose frequently has to be raised.
Correct.

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Chapter 7: Multiple Choice Quiz


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Answer the following question(s).

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Question 1
8 out of 8 points

Responsibilities of those who administer medications


include all of the following EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

diagnosing the patient


diagnosing the patient

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 2
8 out of 8 points

The preparation for the administration of medicines


involves all of the following EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

ambidexterity

Response Feedback:

ambidexterity

Correct.

Question 3
6 out of 6 points

Before administering medication, one has the


responsibility of questioning all of the following EXCEPT:

Answer
Selected
Answer:

the medication's manufacturing


process

Correct Answer:

the medication's manufacturing


process

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 4
6 out of 6 points

Which of the following statements about a drug's route of


administration is NOT true?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

The route is usually optional.


The route is usually optional.

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Question 5
6 out of 6 points

Legal documentation of medication administration


requires the recording of all of the following items
EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

price

Response Feedback:

price

Correct.

Question 6
6 out of 6 points

When deciding the appropriate time to administer


medications, which is the least important consideration?
Answer
Selected Answer:

convenience

Correct Answer:

convenience

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 7
6 out of 6 points

Responsibilities of those who administer medications


include all of the following EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:

knowing about drug defects

Correct Answer:

knowing about drug defects

Response Feedback:

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Question 8
6 out of 6 points

Assessment includes all of the following EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

discontinuing medicine if appropriate


discontinuing medicine if appropriate

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 9
6 out of 6 points

Steps taken when a medication error is found may


include all of the following EXCEPT:

Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

stop all other medications


stop all other medications

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 10
6 out of 6 points

The Rights of Medication Administration include all of the


following EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

right brand

Response Feedback:

right brand

Correct.

Question 11
6 out of 6 points

The Rights of Medication Administration include all of the


following EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

right physician

Response Feedback:

right physician

Correct.

Question 12
6 out of 6 points

MED WATCH is designed to report problems with all of the


following products regulated by the Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) EXCEPT:

Answer
Selected Answer:

foods

Correct Answer:

foods

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 13
6 out of 6 points

Essential documentation for medication administration


includes all of the following EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected
Answer:

dosage calculations including conversions


and on-hand dose amounts

Correct
Answer:

dosage calculations including conversions


and on-hand dose amounts

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 14
6 out of 6 points

Which of the following pieces of information about the


patient should you have before administering any
medication?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

All of these choices are correct.


All of these choices are correct.

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 15
6 out of 6 points

Documentation of an injection given for pain should


include all of the following pieces of information EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected
Answer:

size of needle, drug manufacturer, and


on-hand amount

Correct
Answer:

size of needle, drug manufacturer, and


on-hand amount

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 16
6 out of 6 points

Which of the following situations is NOT one where a


medication error is likely to occur?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

All are at risk for medication errors


All are at risk for medication errors

Response Feedback:

Correct.

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following
question(s).

false

Question 1
7 out of 7 points

When comparing different routes of administration, all of the following characteristics


are true of the oral route EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
faster action
Correct Answer:
faster action

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 2
5 out of 5 points

When administering oral medications, all of the following are appropriate actions to
take EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
leaving the drug at bedside
Correct Answer:
leaving the drug at bedside

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 3
5.5 out of 5.5 points

It would be appropriate to question the oral medication route with all of the following
conditions EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
incontinence
Correct Answer:
incontinence

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 4
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Which of the following statements about rectal medications is NOT true?


Answer
Selected Answer:
The drugs can be affected by gastric juice.
Correct Answer:
The drugs can be affected by gastric juice.

Response Feedback:
Question 5

Correct.

5.5 out of 5.5 points

All of the following are appropriate actions to take when administering oral medications
EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
giving antibiotics with fruit juice
Correct Answer:
giving antibiotics with fruit juice

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 6
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Which of the following forms of drugs may be crushed?


Answer
Selected Answer:
unscored tablet
Correct Answer:
unscored tablet

Response Feedback:
Question 7
0 out of 5.5 points

Correct.

Which of the following statements about the oral route of medication administration is
true?
Answer
Selected Answer:
The oral route causes more rapid action than the injection route.
Correct Answer:
The oral route is safer than the injection route.

Response Feedback:

Incorrect.

Question 8
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Which of the following is NOT an appropriate action to take when preparing liquid
medications?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Place bottle cap on table top side down.
Correct Answer:
Place bottle cap on table top side down.

Response Feedback:
Question 9
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Correct.

Which of the following positions is best for the patient when administering liquid
medications?
Answer
Selected Answer:
head elevated
Correct Answer:
head elevated

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 10
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Which of the following is NOT an appropriate action to take before administering any
medicine by nasogastric tube?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Check the tube position with an x-ray.
Correct Answer:
Check the tube position with an x-ray.

Response Feedback:
Question 11
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Correct.

After medication is administered by nasogastric tube, suction should be:


Answer
Selected Answer:
off for 30 minutes
Correct Answer:
off for 30 minutes

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 12
5.5 out of 5.5 points

After receiving medicine by nasogastric tube, the best position for the patient is:
Answer
Selected Answer:
on the right side
Correct Answer:
on the right side

Response Feedback:
Question 13
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Correct.

For administration, rectal suppositories should be:


Answer
Selected Answer:
lubricated
Correct Answer:
lubricated

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 14
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Disadvantages of the oral route of medication administration include all of the following
EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
It is less economic.
Correct Answer:
It is less economic.

Response Feedback:
Question 15
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Correct.

Medication documentation should include all of the following EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
signature or initials of patient
Correct Answer:
signature or initials of patient

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 16
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Which of the following liquids is the best to give with most medications?
Answer
Selected Answer:
water
Correct Answer:
water

Response Feedback:
Question 17
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Correct.

Disadvantages of the rectal route include all of the following EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
It cannot be used with unconscious patients.
Correct Answer:
It cannot be used with unconscious patients.

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 18
5.5 out of 5.5 points

The gastrointestinal administration of nourishment or medication that can be used for an


indefinite period when the patient is unable to swallow is:
Answer
Selected Answer:
G-tube
Correct Answer:
G-tube

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Test

Chapter 9: Multiple Choice Quiz

Started

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Submitted

3/27/13 3:17 PM

Status

Completed

Score

52 out of 100 points

Time Elapsed

29 minutes out of 30 minutes.

Instructions

Answer the following question(s).

false

Question 1
0 out of 4 points

Which of the following statements about MDIs is NOT true?


Answer
Selected Answer:
Spacers may be added as an aerosol reservoir to assist the elderly.
Correct Answer:
They must be administered by a physician.

Response Feedback:

Incorrect.

Question 2
4 out of 4 points

Which of the following routes of medication administration has the slowest action?
Answer
Selected Answer:

transcutaneous
Correct Answer:
transcutaneous

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 3
4 out of 4 points

Which of the following medicines has a local effect?


Answer
Selected Answer:
hemorrhoid medication
Correct Answer:
hemorrhoid medication

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 4
0 out of 4 points

Which of the following are four areas used to administer medication for local effects?
Answer
Selected Answer:
under the tongue, eyes, ears, and throat

Correct Answer:
skin, mucous membranes, eyes, and ears

Response Feedback:

Incorrect.

Question 5
4 out of 4 points

What are the parts of a syringe?


Answer
Selected Answer:
barrel, plunger, and tip
Correct Answer:
barrel, plunger, and tip

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 6
4 out of 4 points

What are the parts of a needle?


Answer
Selected Answer:
hub, shaft, and tip
Correct Answer:

hub, shaft, and tip

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 7
0 out of 4 points

The four parenteral routes with systemic effects are:


Answer
Selected Answer:

[None Given]

Correct Answer:
buccal, transcutaneous, inhalation, and injections

Response Feedback:

Incorrect.

Question 8
4 out of 4 points

IPPB stands for:


Answer
Selected Answer:
intermittent positive pressure breathing
Correct Answer:
intermittent positive pressure breathing

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 9
0 out of 4 points

Medications administered for local effects include all of the following EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
eye drops
Correct Answer:
subcutaneous injections

Response Feedback:

Incorrect.

Question 10
0 out of 4 points

Parenteral routes of medication administration include all of the following EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
transcutaneous systems
Correct Answer:
rectal suppositories

Response Feedback:

Incorrect.

Question 11
0 out of 4 points

Transdermal patches are applied:


Answer
Selected Answer:
on skin lesions
Correct Answer:
on rotated sites

Response Feedback:

Incorrect.

Question 12
4 out of 4 points

Which of the following statements about sublingual tablets is NOT true?


Answer
Selected Answer:
Sublingual tablets are followed by water.
Correct Answer:
Sublingual tablets are followed by water.

Response Feedback:
Question 13

Correct.

4 out of 4 points

Which of the following statements about inhalation therapy is NOT true?


Answer
Selected Answer:
Inhalation therapy is slow acting.
Correct Answer:
Inhalation therapy is slow acting.

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 14
0 out of 4 points

Which of the following needles is best for administering intramuscular injections to


adults?
Answer
Selected Answer:
5/8 inch, 25 gauge
Correct Answer:
1.5 inch, 21 gauge

Response Feedback:
Question 15
4 out of 4 points

Incorrect.

Which of the following needles is best for administering subcutaneous injections?


Answer
Selected Answer:
5/8 inch, 25 gauge
Correct Answer:
5/8 inch, 25 gauge

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 16
4 out of 4 points

Which of the following syringes is calibrated in units?


Answer
Selected Answer:
insulin
Correct Answer:
insulin

Response Feedback:
Question 17
4 out of 4 points

Correct.

Which of the following syringes is used for skin testing?


Answer
Selected Answer:
tuberculin
Correct Answer:
tuberculin

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 18
0 out of 4 points

After an injection is administered, the needle should be:


Answer
Selected Answer:
recapped carefully
Correct Answer:
put in a sharps box, uncapped

Response Feedback:
Question 19
0 out of 4 points

Incorrect.

Subcutaneous injections are administered in all of the following sites EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
abdomen
Correct Answer:
buttocks

Response Feedback:

Incorrect.

Question 20
0 out of 4 points

Which of the following sites is the most common for intramuscular injections in adults?
Answer
Selected Answer:
rectus femoris
Correct Answer:
dorsogluteal

Response Feedback:
Question 21
4 out of 4 points

Incorrect.

Which of the following sites is the most common for intramuscular injections in
infants?
Answer
Selected Answer:
vastus lateralis
Correct Answer:
vastus lateralis

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 22
4 out of 4 points

Which of the following statements about Z-track injections is NOT true?


Answer
Selected Answer:
One must massage the site afterward.
Correct Answer:
One must massage the site afterward.

Response Feedback:
Question 23
0 out of 4 points

Correct.

Which of the following would NOT be used to apply medication to irritated skin?
Answer
Selected Answer:
gloves
Correct Answer:
gauze

Response Feedback:

Incorrect.

Question 24
0 out of 4 points

An injection in the hip above and to the outside the buttock area is in which site?
Answer
Selected Answer:
dorsogluteal
Correct Answer:
ventrogluteal

Response Feedback:
Question 25
4 out of 4 points

Incorrect.

Which of the following statements about dry-powdered inhalers is NOT true?


Answer
Selected Answer:
The inhaler is an available drug form for all key drugs.
Correct Answer:
The inhaler is an available drug form for all key drugs.

Response Feedback:

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Chapter 10: Multiple Choice Quiz


4/3/13 9:28 PM
4/3/13 9:46 PM
Completed
100 out of 100 points
18 minutes out of 30 minutes.
Answer the following question(s).

false

Question 1
4 out of 4 points

In case of snakebite, which of the following treatments is indicated?


Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

antivenom injection

Response Feedback:

antivenom injection

Correct.

Question 2
5 out of 5 points

Vomiting should not be induced in which of the following ingestion


situations?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

all of these conditions

Response Feedback:

all of these conditions

Correct.

Question 3
7 out of 7 points

Which of the following safety measures is NOT recommended by the


American Medical Association?
Answer
Selected
Answer:

Leave medications at your bedside to avoid confusing


them with other chemicals.

Correct
Answer:

Leave medications at your bedside to avoid confusing


them with other chemicals.

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 4
7 out of 7 points

Poisons can be taken into the body in all of the following ways
EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

secretion and excretion

Response Feedback:

secretion and excretion

Correct.

Question 5
7 out of 7 points

Which of the following is the most common form of poisoning?


Answer
Selected Answer:

ingestion

Correct Answer:

ingestion

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 6
7 out of 7 points

Which of the following guidelines is appropriate for handling an


outdated medication?
Answer
Selected
Answer:

check with a pharmacist about the proper disposal in


your area

Correct
Answer:

check with a pharmacist about the proper disposal in


your area

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 7
7 out of 7 points

Who are most at risk for poisoning?


Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

children (1 to 5 years) and older adults


children (1 to 5 years) and older adults

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 8
7 out of 7 points

What is the appropriate treatment for poisons that contact the skin or
eyes?
Answer
Selected
Answer:

flushing with water for at least 20 minutes for skin and


30 minutes for eyes

Correct
Answer:

flushing with water for at least 20 minutes for skin and


30 minutes for eyes

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 9
7 out of 7 points

Causing vomiting in a person who has ingested certain substances


can cause all of these conditions EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:

deep sleep

Correct Answer:

deep sleep

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 10
7 out of 7 points

Select one appropriate treatment for an insect sting:


Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

cleanse, apply ice, and remove stinger


cleanse, apply ice, and remove stinger

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 11
7 out of 7 points

Research conducted about induced vomiting using ipecac has


identified all of the following EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

Some individuals have allergic reactions.


Some individuals have allergic reactions.

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 12
7 out of 7 points

The elderly can be at risk for toxic reactions to medications for all of
the following reasons EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

stress incontinence

Response Feedback:

stress incontinence

Correct.

Question 13
7 out of 7 points

Callers to the national poison control center should be prepared to


give all of the following EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

gender

Response Feedback:

gender

Correct.

Question 14
7 out of 7 points

In case of overdose with CNS depressants, which of the following


antidotes is appropriate to use?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

antidotes

Response Feedback:

antidotes

Correct.

Question 15
7 out of 7 points

In which of the following situations would it be appropriate to cause


the patient to vomit?
Answer
Selected
Answer:
Correct
Answer:

Vomitting would not be appropriate in any of these


situations
Vomitting would not be appropriate in any of these
situations

Response Feedback:

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Chapter 11: Multiple Choice Quiz

Started

4/12/13 8:55 PM

Submitted

4/12/13 9:18 PM

Status

Completed

Score

100 out of 100 points

Time Elapsed

22 minutes out of 30 minutes.

Instructions

Answer the following question(s).

false

Question 1

Correct.

5 out of 5 points

A deficiency in potassium may result in:


Answer
Selected Answer:
cardiac arrhythmias
Correct Answer:
cardiac arrhythmias

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 2
5 out of 5 points

Which of the following people would be least likely to require vitamin or mineral
supplements?
Answer
Selected Answer:
executive secretary
Correct Answer:
executive secretary

Response Feedback:
Question 3
5 out of 5 points

Correct.

All of the following are signs of calcium deficiency EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
kidney stones
Correct Answer:
kidney stones

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 4
5 out of 5 points

A deficiency in vitamin A may result in:


Answer
Selected Answer:
night blindness
Correct Answer:
night blindness

Response Feedback:
Question 5
5 out of 5 points

Correct.

Symptoms of iron deficiency include all of the following EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
hemoglobin formation
Correct Answer:
hemoglobin formation

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 6
5 out of 5 points

The prime purpose of vitamin K is for:


Answer
Selected Answer:
blood clotting
Correct Answer:
blood clotting

Response Feedback:
Question 7
5 out of 5 points

Correct.

A deficiency in which of the following vitamins in the B-complex group during


pregnancy could cause birth defects such as spina bifida?
Answer
Selected Answer:
folic acid
Correct Answer:
folic acid

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 8
5 out of 5 points

Which of the following vitamin supplements should NOT be taken while on


anticoagulant therapy because of increased risk of bleeding?
Answer
Selected Answer:
vitamin E
Correct Answer:
vitamin E

Response Feedback:
Question 9
5 out of 5 points

Correct.

A deficiency in which of the following minerals, from the use of diuretics, could result
in cardiac arrhythmias?
Answer
Selected Answer:
potassium (K)
Correct Answer:
potassium (K)

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 10
5 out of 5 points

Which of the following groups of dietary supplements is stored in the body longest and
can cause dangerous buildup?
Answer
Selected Answer:
fat-soluble vitamins
Correct Answer:
fat-soluble vitamins

Response Feedback:
Question 11
5 out of 5 points

Correct.

Which of the following vitamins are fat-soluble?


Answer
Selected Answer:
vitamins A, D, E, and K
Correct Answer:
vitamins A, D, E, and K

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 12
5 out of 5 points

Which of the following vitamins are water-soluble?


Answer
Selected Answer:
vitamin C and the B-complex vitamins
Correct Answer:
vitamin C and the B-complex vitamins

Response Feedback:
Question 13
5 out of 5 points

Correct.

An overdose of which of the following vitamins can cause irritability, lethargy, and
headache?
Answer
Selected Answer:
vitamin A
Correct Answer:
vitamin A

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 14
5 out of 5 points

Which of the following sources is most effective in antioxidant action of repairing tissue
damage?
Answer
Selected Answer:
natural antioxidants in food
Correct Answer:
natural antioxidants in food

Response Feedback:
Question 15
5 out of 5 points

Correct.

A deficiency in which of the following vitamins can cause beriberi?


Answer
Selected Answer:
thiamine
Correct Answer:
thiamine

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 16
5 out of 5 points

A deficiency in which of the following vitamins can cause glossitis, cheilosis,


dermatitis, and photophobia?
Answer
Selected Answer:
riboflavin
Correct Answer:
riboflavin

Response Feedback:
Question 17
5 out of 5 points

Correct.

A deficiency in which of the following vitamins can cause pellagra?


Answer
Selected Answer:
niacinamide
Correct Answer:
niacinamide

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 18
5 out of 5 points

A deficiency in which of the following vitamins can cause scurvy?


Answer
Selected Answer:
ascorbic acid
Correct Answer:
ascorbic acid

Response Feedback:
Question 19
5 out of 5 points

Correct.

Herbal remedies should not be taken in these circumstances EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
in consultation with a physician or pharmacist
Correct Answer:
in consultation with a physician or pharmacist

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 20
5 out of 5 points

Which of the following is NOT a true statement about Recommended Dietary


Allowances (RDA's) and Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI's)?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Larger amounts are required for children
Correct Answer:
Larger amounts are required for children

Response Feedback:

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Status

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Chapter 12: Multiple Choice Quiz


4/17/13 7:46 PM
4/17/13 8:02 PM
Completed

Score
Time Elapsed
Instructions

100 out of 100 points


15 minutes out of 30 minutes.
Answer the following question(s).

false

Question 1
6 out of 6 points

Medications to treat psoriasis include all of the following keratolytics


EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

lindane

Response Feedback:

lindane

Correct.

Question 2
4 out of 4 points

Corticosteroid cream can be used for all of the following conditions


EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

jock itch

Response Feedback:

jock itch

Correct.

Question 3
6 out of 6 points

Which of the following is an antiviral used to relieve the discomfort of


herpes simplex, shingles, and chickenpox?
Answer
Selected Answer:

acyclovir

Correct Answer:

acyclovir

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 4
6 out of 6 points

Oral candidiasis can be treated with all of the following medications


EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

extended-release capsules

Response Feedback:

extended-release capsules

Correct.

Question 5
6 out of 6 points

Fungal infections (candidiasis) can cause all of the following


conditions EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

acne

Response Feedback:

acne

Correct.

Question 6
6 out of 6 points

A frequently prescribed medication for severe burns is:


Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

Silvadene
Silvadene

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 7
6 out of 6 points

Keratolytic agents are used for all of the following conditions EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

pruritis

Response Feedback:

pruritis

Correct.

Question 8
6 out of 6 points

The medication of choice for pediculosis in children is:


Answer
Selected Answer:

RID

Correct Answer:

RID

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 9
6 out of 6 points

Hibiclens is used for:


Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

surgical scrubs

Response Feedback:

surgical scrubs

Question 10

Correct.

6 out of 6 points

Which of the following conditions slows the absorption of topical


medication?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

callused skin

Response Feedback:

callused skin

Correct.

Question 11
6 out of 6 points

All of the following medications are antipruritics EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

Clearasil

Response Feedback:

Clearasil

Correct.

Question 12
6 out of 6 points

A patient on antifungal therapy should be instructed to:


Answer
Selected
Answer:

continue the vaginal prescription (Rx) during


menstruation

Correct
Answer:

continue the vaginal prescription (Rx) during


menstruation

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 13
6 out of 6 points

Which of the following characteristics does NOT apply to topical


medications?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

administered orally (PO)

Response Feedback:

administered orally (PO)

Correct.

Question 14
6 out of 6 points

All of the following products are keratolytic EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

silver sulfadiazine

Response Feedback:

silver sulfadiazine

Correct.

Question 15
6 out of 6 points

All of the following medications are antifungals EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

Desitin

Response Feedback:

Desitin

Correct.

Question 16
6 out of 6 points

Type 2 acne is treated with:


Answer

Selected Answer:

prescribed topical antibiotics

Correct Answer:

prescribed topical antibiotics

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 17
6 out of 6 points

Which of the following statements is NOT true about enzyme


preparations?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Correct Answer:

A topical enzyme ointment is Cortaid.


A topical enzyme ointment is Cortaid.

Response Feedback:

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Chapter 13: Multiple Choice Quiz

Started

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Submitted

4/26/13 5:50 PM

Status

Completed

Score

100 out of 100 points

Time Elapsed

16 minutes out of 30 minutes.

Instructions

Answer the following question(s).

false

Question 1
6.5 out of 6.5 points

Correct.

Which of the following is a characteristic vital sign of cholinergic action?


Answer
Selected Answer:
slowing of the heart
Correct Answer:
slowing of the heart

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 2
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Which of the following conditions would NOT be treated with Inderal?


Answer
Selected Answer:
congestive heart failure
Correct Answer:
congestive heart failure

Response Feedback:
Question 3
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Correct.

Which of the following conditions is treated with adrenergic medication?


Answer
Selected Answer:
shock
Correct Answer:
shock

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 4
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Which of the following medications is cholinergic?


Answer
Selected Answer:
neostigmine
Correct Answer:
neostigmine

Response Feedback:
Question 5
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Correct.

Which of the following medications is the first to be given with impending anaphylaxis?
Answer
Selected Answer:
epinephrine
Correct Answer:
epinephrine

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 6
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Adrenalin acts as all of the following EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
peripheral vasodilator
Correct Answer:
peripheral vasodilator

Response Feedback:
Question 7
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Correct.

Which of the following is a use for cholinergic blockers?


Answer
Selected Answer:
preoperative
Correct Answer:
preoperative

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 8
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Which of the following medications is an example of a cholinergic blocker?


Answer
Selected Answer:
scopolamine
Correct Answer:
scopolamine

Response Feedback:
Question 9
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Correct.

Which of the following medications is used to dilate the pupils?


Answer
Selected Answer:
homatropine
Correct Answer:
homatropine

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 10
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Epinephrine is used to treat all of the following conditions EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
hypertension
Correct Answer:
hypertension

Response Feedback:
Question 11
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Correct.

Drugs that mimic parasympathetic nervous system (cholinergic) action with all of the
following symptoms EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
urinary retention
Correct Answer:
urinary retention

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 12
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Which of the following medicines is used for severe shock?


Answer
Selected Answer:
Levophed
Correct Answer:
Levophed

Response Feedback:
Question 13
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Correct.

Which of the following medications is an antidote for insecticide poisoning?


Answer
Selected Answer:
Atropine
Correct Answer:
Atropine

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 14
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Which of the following medications is NOT a cholinergic blocker?


Answer
Selected Answer:
Urecholine
Correct Answer:
Urecholine

Response Feedback:
Question 15
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Correct.

Which of the following side effects is NOT associated with atropine?


Answer
Selected Answer:
diaphoresis
Correct Answer:
diaphoresis

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 16
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Which of the following side effects is NOT associated with epinephrine?


Answer
Selected Answer:
hypoglycemia
Correct Answer:
hypoglycemia

Response Feedback:
Question 17
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Correct.

Which of the following doses of epinephrine is the only appropriate one for
anaphylaxis?
Answer
Selected Answer:
0.3 ml IM
Correct Answer:
0.3 ml IM

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 18
5.5 out of 5.5 points

Which of the following statements is NOT true?


Answer
Selected Answer:
The sympathetic nervous system is the "rest and digest" system.
Correct Answer:
The sympathetic nervous system is the "rest and digest" system.

Response Feedback:

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Exam 1 Chap 1-4

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2/19/13 4:26 PM

Correct.

Submitted

2/19/13 5:01 PM

Status

Completed

Score

100 out of 100 points

Time Elapsed

35 minutes out of 1 hour and 25 minutes.

Instructions
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Question 1
2 out of 2 points

Off-label use refers to what?


Answer
Selected Answer:
Use not approved by the FDA
Correct Answer:
Use not approved by the FDA

Response
Feedback:

Question 2
2 out of 2 points

Off-label indicates that research has not been conducted to verify that
use of the medication for that indication has not been proven safe or
effective.

A DEA number represents:


Answer
Selected Answer:
registration with the Drug Enforcement Agency.
Correct Answer:
registration with the Drug Enforcement Agency.

Response
Feedback:

The DEA number refers only to the independent registration number


assigned by the agency and is not reflected in any states professional
licensure.

Question 3
2 out of 2 points

A broad subcategory of drugs that affects the body in similar ways is called:
Answer
Selected Answer:
classification.
Correct Answer:
classification.
Question 4
2 out of 2 points

A ____ should be patted, not rubbed, on the affected skin.


Answer

Selected Answer:
Lotion
Correct Answer:
Lotion
Question 5
2 out of 2 points

A ____ patch contains drug molecules that can be absorbed through the skin.
Answer
Selected Answer:
Dermal
Correct Answer:
Dermal
Question 6
2 out of 2 points

A buildup of an unaltered drug in the liver is consistent with which one of the four drug
processes?
Answer
Selected Answer:
metabolism
Correct Answer:
metabolism

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 7
2 out of 2 points

A capsule containing drug particles that have various coatings which differ in the
amount of time required before the coatings dissolve is called a(n):
Answer
Selected Answer:
timed-release capsule.
Correct Answer:
timed-release capsule.
Question 8
2 out of 2 points

A condition(s) that may slow absorption of a drug is(are):


Answer
Selected Answer:
full or empty stomach.
Correct Answer:
full or empty stomach.
Question 9
2 out of 2 points

A condition(s) that may slow distribution of a drug is(are):


Answer
Selected Answer:
poor circulation.
Correct Answer:
poor circulation.
Question 10
2 out of 2 points

A condition(s) that may slow excretion of a drug is(are):


Answer
Selected Answer:
renal or kidney damage.
Correct Answer:
renal or kidney damage.
Question 11
2 out of 2 points

A condition(s) that may slow metabolism of a drug is(are):


Answer
Selected Answer:
liver damage.

Correct Answer:
liver damage.
Question 12
2 out of 2 points

A controlled substance can be identified by a "C" and a schedule number in all of the
following places EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
on the pill
Correct Answer:
on the pill

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 13
2 out of 2 points

A decreased response to a drug that develops after repeated doses are given is:
Answer
Selected Answer:
tolerance.
Correct Answer:
tolerance.
Question 14

2 out of 2 points

A list of possible unpleasant or dangerous secondary effects, other than the desired
effect, is:
Answer
Selected Answer:
adverse reactions and side effects.
Correct Answer:
adverse reactions and side effects.
Question 15
2 out of 2 points

A list of other drugs or foods that may alter the effect of a drug is called the drug's:
Answer
Selected Answer:
interactions
Correct Answer:
interactions

Response Feedback:
Question 16
2 out of 2 points

Correct.

A liquid form of medication that must be shaken well before administration is called
a(n):
Answer
Selected Answer:
suspension.
Correct Answer:
suspension.
Question 17
2 out of 2 points

A list of medical conditions or diseases for which a drug is meant to be used is called
the drug's:
Answer
Selected Answer:
indications
Correct Answer:
indications

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 18
2 out of 2 points

A liquid drug form in which the drug is totally evenly dissolved is called a(n):
Answer

Selected Answer:
solution.
Correct Answer:
solution.
Question 19
2 out of 2 points

A drug diluted in a specified volume of fluid for intermittent infusion at specified


intervals is called a(n):
Answer
Selected Answer:
IV piggyback (IVPB).
Correct Answer:
IV piggyback (IVPB).
Question 20
2 out of 2 points

A drug suspended in a substance that melts at body temperature is a(n):


Answer
Selected Answer:
suppository.
Correct Answer:
suppository.
Question 21

2 out of 2 points

A drug that typifies the characteristics of its classification is the:


Answer
Selected Answer:
prototype.
Correct Answer:
prototype.
Question 22
2 out of 2 points

A drug which has no purchasing restrictions by the FDA is a(n)


Answer
Selected Answer:
over-the-counter drug.
Correct Answer:
over-the-counter drug.

Response Feedback:
Question 23
2 out of 2 points

Correct.

A disk of compressed drug evenly divided in halves or quarters by score lines is called
a(n):
Answer
Selected Answer:
scored tablet.
Correct Answer:
scored tablet.
Question 24
2 out of 2 points

A dose that causes death is called:


Answer
Selected Answer:
lethal dose.
Correct Answer:
lethal dose.
Question 25
2 out of 2 points

A description of the cellular changes that occur as a result of taking a drug is called the
drug's:
Answer
Selected Answer:
action

Correct Answer:
action

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 26
2 out of 2 points

A tablet that is absorbed in the mouth between the cheek and gums is called a(n):
Answer
Selected Answer:
buccal tablet.
Correct Answer:
buccal tablet.
Question 27
2 out of 2 points

A tablet with a special coating that resists disintegration by gastric juices is called a(n):
Answer
Selected Answer:
enteric-coated tablet.
Correct Answer:
enteric-coated tablet.
Question 28

2 out of 2 points

A tablet containing a palatable flavoring and indicated for a local effect on the throat or
mouth is called a(n):
Answer
Selected Answer:
lozenge.
Correct Answer:
lozenge.
Question 29
2 out of 2 points

A syringe with a total capacity of 1 mL with 100 calibrations is a(n):


Answer
Selected Answer:
TB syringe.
Correct Answer:
TB syringe.
Question 30
2 out of 2 points

A syringe with a capacity of 1 mL or less and marked in units is a(n):


Answer

Selected Answer:
insulin syringe.
Correct Answer:
insulin syringe.
Question 31
2 out of 2 points

A sweetened, flavored, liquid drug form is called a(n):


Answer
Selected Answer:
syrup.
Correct Answer:
syrup.
Question 32
2 out of 2 points

A preparation for external use that is rubbed on the skin as a counterirritant is called a:
Answer
Selected Answer:
liniment.
Correct Answer:
liniment.
Question 33

2 out of 2 points

A method of medication delivery where it is absorbed through the skin via a timereleased patch is:
Answer
Selected Answer:
transdermal.
Correct Answer:
transdermal.
Question 34
2 out of 2 points

Advantages of the transdermal delivery system include all of the following except:
Answer
Selected Answer:
speed
Correct Answer:
speed

Response Feedback:
Question 35
2 out of 2 points

Correct.

Advantages of the transdermal delivery system include all of the following EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
speed
Correct Answer:
speed

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 36
2 out of 2 points

Advantages of the oral route of drug administration include all of the following except:
Answer
Selected Answer:
fast absorption rate
Correct Answer:
fast absorption rate

Response Feedback:
Question 37
2 out of 2 points

Correct.

Advantages of the oral route of drug administration include all of the following
EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
speed
Correct Answer:
speed

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 38
2 out of 2 points

A unique, unusual response to a drug in a given patient is called:


Answer
Selected Answer:
idiosyncrasy.
Correct Answer:
idiosyncrasy.
Question 39
2 out of 2 points

Absorption of a drug occurs in the:


Answer

Selected Answer:
mucosa of the stomach, mouth, and small intestine.
Correct Answer:
mucosa of the stomach, mouth, and small intestine.
Question 40
2 out of 2 points

Agencies/persons that are required to have a DEA number are:


Answer
Selected
Answer:

drug manufacturers and packaging facilities, pharmacists,


physicians.

Correct Answer:
drug manufacturers and packaging facilities, pharmacists,
physicians.
Question 41
2 out of 2 points

All of the following are common fallacies and misconceptions EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected
Answer:

Correct
Answer:

Numerous undercover and illegal laboratories exist and operate in the


United States today.

Numerous undercover and illegal laboratories exist and operate in the


United States today.

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 42
2 out of 2 points

All of the following are good references for drug information EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
an encyclopedia
Correct Answer:
an encyclopedia

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 43
2 out of 2 points

All of the following are good references for drug information except:
Answer
Selected Answer:
an encyclopedia
Correct Answer:

an encyclopedia

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 44
2 out of 2 points

All of the following are recommended for safe handling of controlled substances except
Answer
Selected Answer:
presigned prescription pads
Correct Answer:
presigned prescription pads

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 45
2 out of 2 points

All of the following are recommended for the safe handling of controlled substances
EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
presigned prescription pads
Correct Answer:

presigned prescription pads

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 46
2 out of 2 points

All of the following terms apply to the rectal administration of drugs EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
enteric-coated
Correct Answer:
enteric-coated

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 47
2 out of 2 points

All of the following terms apply to the topical administration of drugs EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
injectable form
Correct Answer:
injectable form

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 48
2 out of 2 points

An MDI is used to deliver medication by inhalation. What does it stand for?


Answer
Selected Answer:
Metered dose inhaler
Correct Answer:
Metered dose inhaler
Question 49
2 out of 2 points

An acquired need for a drug that may produce psychological and/or physical symptoms
of withdrawal when the drug is discontinued is called:
Answer
Selected Answer:
dependence.
Correct Answer:
dependence.
Question 50
2 out of 2 points

An advantage of administering drugs via a dermal patch is that it:


Answer
Selected Answer:
promotes a consistent blood level between application times.
Correct Answer:
promotes a consistent blood level between application times.

Test

Exam 2 Chap. 5-8

Started

3/10/13 9:17 PM

Submitted

3/10/13 10:07 PM

Status

Completed

Score

98 out of 100 points

Time Elapsed

49 minutes out of 2 hours.

Instructions
false

Question 1
2 out of 2 points

A medication error may include:


Answer
Selected Answer:
any of the above.

Correct Answer:
any of the above.
Question 2
2 out of 2 points

A medication order contains all of the following EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
medication manufacturer
Correct Answer:
medication manufacturer

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 3
2 out of 2 points

A medication order reads:


Give 2 mg every 30 minutes as needed for pain. The medication is supplied in a
prefilled syringe that holds a total volume of 1 mL, as 10 mg per mL. Select the
appropriate volume to be administered.
Answer
Selected Answer:
0.2 mL
Correct Answer:

0.2 mL

Response Feedback:

10 mg supplied in 1 mL.
10 mg = 2 mg 1 mg = 0.1 mL 2 mg 1 mL = 2 mg
1 mL

Question 4
2 out of 2 points

A disadvantage of the oral route of administration is:


Answer
Selected Answer:
unable to use this route for unconscious patients.
Correct Answer:
unable to use this route for unconscious patients.

Response
Feedback:

Oral administration is associated with less patient discomfort and


fewer costs, but these pluses are accompanied by a decreased rate of
absorption.

Question 5
2 out of 2 points

A gastric tube is used for medication delivery:


Answer
Selected
Answer:

in patients who are unable to take anything by mouth for an extended


period of time.
Correct
Answer:

in patients who are unable to take anything by mouth for an extended


period of time.

Question 6
2 out of 2 points

A medication error may include:


Answer
Selected Answer:
any of the above.
Correct Answer:
any of the above.
Question 7
2 out of 2 points

A medication order contains all of the following EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
medication manufacturer
Correct Answer:
medication manufacturer

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 8
2 out of 2 points

A medication order reads:


Give 2 mg every 30 minutes as needed for pain. The medication is supplied in a
prefilled syringe that holds a total volume of 1 mL, as 10 mg per mL. Select the
appropriate volume to be administered.
Answer
Selected Answer:
0.2 mL
Correct Answer:
0.2 mL

Response Feedback:

10 mg supplied in 1 mL.
10 mg = 2 mg 1 mg = 0.1 mL 2 mg 1 mL = 2 mg
1 mL

Question 9
2 out of 2 points

After receiving medicine by nasogastric tube, the best position for the patient is:
Answer
Selected Answer:
on the right side
Correct Answer:

on the right side

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 10
2 out of 2 points

After medication is administered by nasogastric tube, suction should be:


Answer
Selected Answer:
off for 30 minutes
Correct Answer:
off for 30 minutes

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 11
2 out of 2 points

After giving medicine by nasogastric tube, the best position for the patient is:
Answer
Selected Answer:
on the right side
Correct Answer:
on the right side

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 12
2 out of 2 points

After administering medication by nasogastric tube, suction should be:


Answer
Selected Answer:
off for 30 minutes
Correct Answer:
off for 30 minutes

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 13
2 out of 2 points

Adequate, up-to-date information about all medications to be administered includes:


i.

purpose.

ii.

potential side effects.

iii.

cautions.

iv.

contraindications.

v.

possible interactions.

Answer

Selected Answer:
All of the above
Correct Answer:
All of the above
Question 14
2 out of 2 points

All of the following are appropriate actions to take when administering oral medications
EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
giving antibiotics with fruit juice
Correct Answer:
giving antibiotics with fruit juice

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 15
2 out of 2 points

All of the following are appropriate actions when administering oral medications
except:
Answer
Selected Answer:
give antibiotics with fruit juice

Correct Answer:
give antibiotics with fruit juice

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 16
2 out of 2 points

All of the following are considered in determining a safe dosage for older adults
EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
older patients require proportionally more medication
Correct Answer:
older patients require proportionally more medication

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 17
2 out of 2 points

All phone orders must (be):


Answer
Selected Answer:
read back for accuracy.

Correct Answer:
read back for accuracy.
Question 18
2 out of 2 points

An order reads Nitrostat 1 tab SL q 5 min 3 prn chest pain should be interpreted as:
Answer
Selected
Answer:

Correct
Answer:

Nitrostat 1 tablet sublingually every 5 minutes, 3 times as needed for


chest pain.

Nitrostat 1 tablet sublingually every 5 minutes, 3 times as needed for


chest pain.

Question 19
2 out of 2 points

An important consideration to keep in mind when calculating dosages is:


Answer
Selected Answer:
take extra care with decimals.
Correct Answer:
take extra care with decimals.
Question 20
2 out of 2 points

Appropriate patient education for a patient learning how to measure liquid medication
includes:
Answer
Selected Answer:
it is inappropriate to use tableware to measure medications.
Correct Answer:
it is inappropriate to use tableware to measure medications.
Question 21
2 out of 2 points

Aspiration is best defined as:


Answer
Selected
Answer:

Correct
Answer:

unintentional inhalation of a substance that may result in lung


damage or infection.

unintentional inhalation of a substance that may result in lung


damage or infection.

Question 22
2 out of 2 points

Assessment includes all of the following EXCEPT:


Answer

Selected Answer:
discontinuing medicine if appropriate
Correct Answer:
discontinuing medicine if appropriate

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 23
2 out of 2 points

Before administering medication, one has the responsibility of questioning all of the
following EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
the medication's manufacturing process
Correct Answer:
the medication's manufacturing process

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 24
2 out of 2 points

Before administering medication, one has the responsibility to question all of the
following except:
Answer

Selected Answer:
manufacturing process
Correct Answer:
manufacturing process

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 25
2 out of 2 points

Before administering medicine, all of the following items should be checked carefully
except:
Answer
Selected Answer:
right price
Correct Answer:
right price

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 26
2 out of 2 points

Considerations to be observed when explaining drug preparation to elderly patients


include:
Answer

Selected Answer:
all of the above.
Correct Answer:
all of the above.

Response
Feedback:

Elderly patients with visual or hearing impairments may be reluctant


to admit to them and may not understand instructions clearly.

Question 27
2 out of 2 points

Convert 80 kg to pounds.
Answer
Selected Answer:
176 pounds
Correct Answer:
176 pounds
Question 28
2 out of 2 points

Disadvantages of the oral route of medication administration include all of the following
EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
It is less economic.

Correct Answer:
It is less economic.

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 29
2 out of 2 points

Disadvantages of the rectal route include all of the following EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
It cannot be used with unconscious patients.
Correct Answer:
It cannot be used with unconscious patients.

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 30
2 out of 2 points

Documentation of an injection given for pain should include all of the following pieces
of information EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
size of needle, drug manufacturer, and on-hand amount

Correct Answer:
size of needle, drug manufacturer, and on-hand amount

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 31
2 out of 2 points

Essential documentation for medication administration includes all of the following


EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected
Answer:

dosage calculations including conversions and on-hand dose


amounts

Correct Answer:
dosage calculations including conversions and on-hand dose
amounts

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 32
2 out of 2 points

Even the smallest error in conversion of a pediatric dose could prove fatal. Provide the
correct conversion for a child who weighs 25 pounds to kg
Answer

Selected Answer:
11.36 kg
Correct Answer:
11.36 kg

Response Feedback: The correct conversion is to divide pounds by 2.2 to obtain kg.
Question 33
2 out of 2 points

Every medication given must be recorded on the patients record along with the
following EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
cost.
Correct Answer:
cost.

Response
Feedback:

All are correct except cost, which is not documented as part of the
administration of medication.

Question 34
2 out of 2 points

For administration, rectal suppositories should be:


Answer

Selected Answer:
lubricated
Correct Answer:
lubricated

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 35
2 out of 2 points

For administration, rectal suppositories should be:


Answer
Selected Answer:
lubricated
Correct Answer:
lubricated

Response Feedback:
Question 36
2 out of 2 points

Correct.

Heparin sodium is available in vials labeled 5,000 units/


Health care practitioners have a responsibility to:
i.

provide quality care and patient safety at all times.

ii.

first do no harm.

iii.

conceal medication errors when they occur.

iv.

prevent medication errors.

Answer
Selected Answer:
i, ii, iv
Correct Answer:
i, ii, iv
Question 37
2 out of 2 points
ml. The order reads heparin 4,000 units subcu q12h. How much solution should be
administered?
Answer
Selected Answer:
0.8 ml
Correct Answer:
0.8 ml

Response Feedback:
Question 38

Correct.

2 out of 2 points

Hydroxyzine is available in 2 ml vials labeled 50 mg/ml. The order reads Vistaril 75 mg


IM stat. How much solution should be administered?
Answer
Selected Answer:
1.5 ml
Correct Answer:
1.5 ml

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 39
2 out of 2 points

If a narcotic has been drawn up, but it is not administered, what is the MOST correct
procedure?
Answer
Selected
Answer:

Correct
Answer:

Question 40

Discard the medication with a witness present and chart in the patient
record that it was not given and the reason for withholding it. Then
record the waste in the controlled substance records.

Discard the medication with a witness present and chart in the patient
record that it was not given and the reason for withholding it. Then
record the waste in the controlled substance records.

2 out of 2 points

In administering medications, it is acceptable to:


Answer
Selected Answer:
none of the above.
Correct Answer:
none of the above.
Question 41
2 out of 2 points

It is the responsibility of the health care worker to:


Answer
Selected
Answer:

repeat the name of the drug, dosage, frequency, and route to the
physician.

Correct Answer:
repeat the name of the drug, dosage, frequency, and route to the
physician.
Question 42
2 out of 2 points

It would be appropriate to question the oral medication route with all of the following
conditions except:
Answer
Selected Answer:
incontinence
Correct Answer:
incontinence

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 43
2 out of 2 points

It would be appropriate to question the oral medication route with all of the following
conditions EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
incontinence
Correct Answer:
incontinence

Response Feedback:
Question 44
2 out of 2 points

Correct.

Keflex suspension 125 mg qid is ordered for a 2-year-old child who weighs 13 kg. The
usual pediatric dose is 25 to 50 mg/kg/24 h. What is this child's dose per 24 hours?
Answer
Selected Answer:
500 mg
Correct Answer:
500 mg

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 45
2 out of 2 points

Kanamycin sulfate is available in vials labeled 250 mg/ml. The order reads kanamycin
375 mg q12h deep IM. How much of the solution should be administered?
Answer
Selected Answer:
1.5 ml
Correct Answer:
1.5 ml

Response Feedback:
Question 46
2 out of 2 points

Correct.

Legal documentation of medication administration requires recording all of the


following items except:
Answer
Selected Answer:
price
Correct Answer:
price

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 47
0 out of 2 points

Legal documentation of medication administration requires the recording of all of the


following items EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
drug
Correct Answer:
price

Response Feedback:
Question 48
2 out of 2 points

Incorrect.

MED WATCH is designed to report problems with all of the following products
regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
foods
Correct Answer:
foods

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 49
2 out of 2 points

MedWatch reports help the FDA to:


Answer
Selected Answer:
monitor drug safety.
Correct Answer:
monitor drug safety.
Question 50
2 out of 2 points

Medication errors may occur or be described in which types of situations?


Answer

Selected Answer:
All are correct
Correct Answer:
All are correct

Test

Exam 3 Chap 9-12

Started

4/24/13 6:33 PM

Submitted

4/24/13 7:25 PM

Status

Completed

Score

100 out of 100 points

Time Elapsed

51 minutes out of 1 hour.

Instructions
false

Question 1
2 out of 2 points

A DPI may be advantageous for use in:


Answer
Selected Answer:
all of the above.
Correct Answer:
all of the above.
Question 2
2 out of 2 points

A common side effect of corticosteroids is:


Answer
Selected Answer:
skin tears and/or bruising.
Correct Answer:
skin tears and/or bruising.

Response
Feedback:

Immunosuppressants should not involve a hypersensitivity reaction.


Lactation is a contraindication for the use of corticosteroids.
Hyperglycemia may be brought on by corticosteroid use, not
hypoglycemia.

Question 3
2 out of 2 points

A deficiency in potassium may result in:


Answer
Selected Answer:
cardiac arrhythmias
Correct Answer:
cardiac arrhythmias

Response Feedback:
Question 4
2 out of 2 points

Correct.

A deficiency in potassium may result in:


Answer
Selected Answer:
cardiac arrhythmias
Correct Answer:
cardiac arrhythmias

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 5
2 out of 2 points

A deficiency in vitamin A may result in:


Answer
Selected Answer:
night blindness
Correct Answer:
night blindness

Response Feedback:
Question 6
2 out of 2 points

Correct.

A deficiency in which of the following minerals, from the use of diuretics, could result
in cardiac arrhythmias?
Answer
Selected Answer:
potassium (K)
Correct Answer:
potassium (K)

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 7
2 out of 2 points

A deficiency in which of the following vitamins can cause beriberi?


Answer
Selected Answer:
thiamine
Correct Answer:
thiamine

Response Feedback:
Question 8
2 out of 2 points

Correct.

A deficiency in which of the following vitamins can cause glossitis, cheilosis,


dermatitis, and photophobia?
Answer
Selected Answer:
riboflavin
Correct Answer:
riboflavin

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 9
2 out of 2 points

A deficiency in which of the following vitamins can cause pellagra?


Answer
Selected Answer:
niacinamide
Correct Answer:
niacinamide

Response Feedback:
Question 10
2 out of 2 points

Correct.

A deficiency in which of the following vitamins can cause scurvy?


Answer
Selected Answer:
ascorbic acid
Correct Answer:
ascorbic acid

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 11
2 out of 2 points

A deficiency in which of the following vitamins in the B-complex group during


pregnancy could cause birth defects such as spina bifida?
Answer
Selected Answer:
folic acid
Correct Answer:
folic acid

Response Feedback:
Question 12
2 out of 2 points

Correct.

A deficiency of vitamin A may result in:


Answer
Selected Answer:
night blindness
Correct Answer:
night blindness

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 13
2 out of 2 points

A disadvantage of sublingual and buccal administration is:


Answer
Selected Answer:
medications may have a bitter taste.
Correct Answer:
medications may have a bitter taste.
Question 14
2 out of 2 points

A disadvantage of using DPI might be:


Answer
Selected Answer:

few medications available in this form.


Correct Answer:
few medications available in this form.
Question 15
2 out of 2 points

A frequently prescribed medication for severe burns is:


Answer
Selected Answer:
Silvadene
Correct Answer:
Silvadene

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 16
2 out of 2 points

A known side effect of this vitamin in excess of the RDA may cause an increase in uric
acid levels, possibly leading to attacks of gouty arthritis.
Answer
Selected Answer:
C
Correct Answer:

C
Question 17
2 out of 2 points

A larger number gauge for a needle indicates a ____ size.


Answer
Selected Answer:
Smaller lumen
Correct Answer:
Smaller lumen
Question 18
2 out of 2 points

A major concern with intravenous administration of calcium includes:


Answer
Selected Answer:
local tissue irritation and/or necrosis.
Correct Answer:
local tissue irritation and/or necrosis.
Question 19
2 out of 2 points

A marking on a syringe of U-100 indicates what type of syringe?


Answer
Selected Answer:
Insulin
Correct Answer:
Insulin

Response
Feedback:

The U-100 indicates that there are 100 units of insulin present per
1 mL of solution

Question 20
2 out of 2 points

A patient on antifungal therapy should be instructed to:


Answer
Selected Answer:
continue the vaginal prescription (Rx) during menstruation
Correct Answer:
continue the vaginal prescription (Rx) during menstruation

Response Feedback:
Question 21
2 out of 2 points

Correct.

A possible complication of using inhaled steroids is:


Answer
Selected Answer:
oral fungal infection.
Correct Answer:
oral fungal infection.
Question 22
2 out of 2 points

A substance taken into the body by ingestion, inhalation, injection, or absorption that
interferes with normal physiological functions is a(n):
Answer
Selected Answer:
poison.
Correct Answer:
poison.
Question 23
2 out of 2 points

A substance used to induce emesis is a(n):


Answer
Selected Answer:
emetic.

Correct Answer:
emetic.
Question 24
2 out of 2 points

Activated charcoal is given to:


Answer
Selected Answer:
minimize systemic absorption of the ingested poison.
Correct Answer:
minimize systemic absorption of the ingested poison.
Question 25
2 out of 2 points

After administering an injection, the needle should be:


Answer
Selected Answer:
put in sharps box uncapped
Correct Answer:
put in sharps box uncapped

Response Feedback:
Question 26

Correct.

2 out of 2 points

After an injection is administered, the needle should be:


Answer
Selected Answer:
put in a sharps box, uncapped
Correct Answer:
put in a sharps box, uncapped

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 27
2 out of 2 points

Age groups most at risk for poisoning are:


i.

young children.

ii.

adolescents.

iii.

middle age.

iv.

older adults.

Answer
Selected Answer:
i, iv
Correct Answer:

i, iv
Question 28
2 out of 2 points

Alcoholism is commonly responsible for deficiencies of which vitamin(s)?


Answer
Selected Answer:
All of the above
Correct Answer:
All of the above

Response
Feedback:

Poor dietary habits lend alcoholics to multiple vitamin


deficiencies.

Question 29
2 out of 2 points

All of the following are antifungals except:


Answer
Selected Answer:
Desitin
Correct Answer:
Desitin

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 30
2 out of 2 points

All of the following are antipruritics except:


Answer
Selected Answer:
Cuticura
Correct Answer:
Cuticura

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 31
2 out of 2 points

All of the following are signs of a calcium deficiency except:


Answer
Selected Answer:
kidney stones
Correct Answer:
kidney stones

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 32
2 out of 2 points

All of the following are signs of calcium deficiency EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
kidney stones
Correct Answer:
kidney stones

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 33
2 out of 2 points

All of the following could be causes of a potassium deficiency except:


Answer
Selected Answer:
drinking alcohol
Correct Answer:
drinking alcohol

Response Feedback:
Question 34

Correct.

2 out of 2 points

All of the following could cause a vitamin B6 deficiency except:


Answer
Selected Answer:
oral antidiabetics
Correct Answer:
oral antidiabetics

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 35
2 out of 2 points

All of the following medications are antifungals EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
Desitin
Correct Answer:
Desitin

Response Feedback:
Question 36
2 out of 2 points

Correct.

All of the following medications are antipruritics EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
Clearasil
Correct Answer:
Clearasil

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 37
2 out of 2 points

All of the following products are keratolytic EXCEPT:


Answer
Selected Answer:
silver sulfadiazine
Correct Answer:
silver sulfadiazine

Response Feedback:
Question 38
2 out of 2 points

Correct.

All of the following products are keratolytic agents except:


Answer
Selected Answer:
silver sulfadiazine
Correct Answer:
silver sulfadiazine

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 39
2 out of 2 points

An injection in the hip above and to the outside the buttock area is in which site?
Answer
Selected Answer:
ventrogluteal
Correct Answer:
ventrogluteal

Response Feedback:
Question 40
2 out of 2 points

Correct.

An overdose of which of the following vitamins can cause irritability, lethargy, and
headache?
Answer
Selected Answer:
vitamin A
Correct Answer:
vitamin A

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 41
2 out of 2 points

Antagonism, with regard to medications, refers to:


Answer
Selected Answer:
inactivating another drug.
Correct Answer:
inactivating another drug.
Question 42
2 out of 2 points

Application of antiseptic medications includes:


Answer

Selected
Answer:

Correct
Answer:

not using on wounds involving more than the superficial layers of


skin, and rinsing thoroughly after use.

not using on wounds involving more than the superficial layers of


skin, and rinsing thoroughly after use.

Question 43
2 out of 2 points

Application of topical antipruritics includes:


Answer
Selected
Answer:

Correct
Answer:

cleansing the area thoroughly before application, and rubbing the


medication in gently until it vanishes.

cleansing the area thoroughly before application, and rubbing the


medication in gently until it vanishes.

Question 44
2 out of 2 points

Application of topical burn medications includes:


Answer
Selected Answer:
using aseptic technique and keeping the area covered at all times.

Correct Answer:
using aseptic technique and keeping the area covered at all times.
Question 45
2 out of 2 points

B-complex vitamins are found mostly in which group of foods?


Answer
Selected
Answer:

Correct
Answer:

Leafy and green vegetables (broccoli), avocado, beets, orange juice,


kidney beans, and organ meats

Leafy and green vegetables (broccoli), avocado, beets, orange juice,


kidney beans, and organ meats

Question 46
2 out of 2 points

Blood clotting is facilitated by which vitamin?


Answer
Selected Answer:
K
Correct Answer:
K
Question 47
2 out of 2 points

Callers to the national poison control center should be prepared to give all of the
following EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
gender
Correct Answer:
gender

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 48
2 out of 2 points

Causing vomiting in a person who has ingested certain substances can cause all of these
conditions EXCEPT:
Answer
Selected Answer:
deep sleep
Correct Answer:
deep sleep

Response Feedback:
Question 49
2 out of 2 points

Correct.

Chlorhexidene (Hibiclens) is used for:


Answer
Selected Answer:
surgical scrubs
Correct Answer:
surgical scrubs

Response Feedback:

Correct.

Question 50
2 out of 2 points

Collagenase preparations should be used:


Answer
Selected Answer:
for debridement of dead tissue.
Correct Answer:
for debridement of dead tissue.

BOOK QUESTIONS ALL OF THE


FOLLOWING
CHAPTER 2

1. C
2. F
3. E
4. A
5. Phenazopyridine
6. Phenazopyridine
7. Pridium
8. Registered trade mark
9. Pdr ,,usp/di ,,,ahfs
10. The first order is incomplete as it does not specify the
milligram dose. Tylenol comes as 325 mg and 500 mg
tablets or caplets...so that order could be from 650 mg to
1000 mg. Tylenol #2 is a fixed combination and is a specific
dose.
11. PDR

CHAPTER 3
1.
Plants
Minerals
Animals
Synthetic
DNA

Cinchona bark
Magnesium
Pancreas of cow,
hog
Meperidine
Hepatitis b
vaccine, insulin,
and growth
hormone

Quinidine
Milk of magnesia
Insulin: regular,
NPH, PZI
Demerol
Not applicable

Antiarrhthymic
Antacid, laxative
Antidiabetic
hormone
Analgesic
Vaccine, hormone
and hormone
respectively

2. systemic
3. local
4.
Absorption

Passage of substance through a

membrane into the bloodstream


Moving from the bloodstream into the
tissues and fluids of the body
Physical and chemical alterations
that a substance undergoes in the
body
Eliminating waste products of drug
metabolism from the body

Distribution
Metabolism
Exertion
5.
Absorption

Mucosa a of the
stomach, mouth small
intestine, or rectum;
blood vessels in the
muscles or
subcutaneous tissue ; or
dermal layers

Distribution

Circulatory system,
through capillaries and
across cell membranes

Metabolism

Liver

Excretion

Kidneys, sweat glands,


lungs, or intestines

6. Cumulative, Toxic
7. Age , Weight , Gender, Psychological State
8. E
9. F
10. D
11. B

Incorrect administration
may destroy the drug
before it reaches the
bloodstream or its site
of action ( e.g. giving
certain antibiotics after
meals instead of on an
empty stomach).
Poor circulation
(impaired flow of blood
may prevent drug from
reaching tissues.
Hepatitis, cirrhosis of
liver , or a damage liver
may prevent adequate
breakdown of drug, thus
causing a build-up of
unmetabolized drug.
Renal damage or kidney
failure may prevent
passage of drug waste
products, therby
causing an
accumulation of the
drug in the body.

12. C
13. A
14. H
15. J
16. G
17. I
18. Hypersensitivity
19. Rash or Hives
20. Hypersensitivity
21. Anaphylactic Reaction
22. Benadryl, Solu-Medrol, and Adrenalin

CHAPTER 4
pg. 59 60
1. Dermal patch or transdermalprevention of nausea B.
dermal
2. Sublingual
3. Buccal
4. Lozenge ( troche)
5. Enteric- coated
6. Time-release
7. Elixir, fluid extract
8. Suspension
9. Suppository, enema solution
10. Intraosseous, intraventricular, intraspinal,
introcapsular
11. Dermal and mucosal
12. Sedative and antiemetrics
13. A. vail B. ampule

14. Length and gauge


15. Standard hypodermic, tuberculin, and insulin
16. A. luer-loc syringe hub B. plunger C. needle D. barrel
E. rubber plunger tip
CHAPTER 5
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

Keflex 250 milligram capsule by mouth every 6 hours.


Neosporin ophth solution 2 drops in each eye 3 times daily.
Feosol 65 milligram tablet after meals with orange juice.
Diuril 500 milligrams by mouth every morning
Dyazide 1 capsule four times a day.
Demerol 50 milligram intramuscular every 4 hours whenever needed
for pain.
7. Metamicil 1 teaspoon mixed with 8 ounces of water twice a day after
meals.
8. Dulcolax suppository rectally whenever needed for constipation.
9. Robitussin syrup 1 teaspoon every 4 hours whenever needed for
cough.
10.
Nitrostat 1 tablet sublingually whenever needed for cough.
11.
Phenergan suppository 25 milligram whenever needed every 6
hours for nausea.
12.
DC Phenergan 48 hours after operation.
13.
Glipizade 5 milligram by mouth daily with breakfast.
14.
Cefazolin 1 gram intravenous piggyback every 8 hours.
15.
Potassium Chloride 20 milliequivalent in normal saline 1 liter
intravenous to run 80 milliliter per hour.
16.
Insulin 20 units subcutaneous daily before breakfast.
17.
Tolinase 250 milligram daily with breakfast.
18.
Vasocidin opth solution 1 drop every 3 hours in the right eye.
19.
Ceclor 20 milligram in 2 equal doses every 12 hours.
20.
Ambien 5 milligram for sleep whenever needed may repeat once
every night.
21.
Apothecary system
22.
Metric system
23.
Household system
24.
Medicine cup and syringe
25.
1 gram
26.
0.075
27.
2.2 lbs
28.
0.45kg
29.
5ml
30.
15ml

31.
32.
33.
34.

220 lbs
500mg
1000mg
68.18kg

Chapter 7 Book Questions


1. Health care practitioner be familiar with every medication before
administration.
2. Patients wrist identification bands should be checked first, and then the
patients should be called by name or asked to state her name, before
administering the medication. Or ask for name and date of birth.
3. Potential side effects, cautions, and contraindications, and possible
interactions.
4. Understand the importance of taking the medicine in the proper dosage,
on time, and in the proper way and in language they understand with
instructions both verbal and written, as well as demonstrations of techniques
when indicated.
5. Must sign or initial the record after administration, and notation should
also be made on patients record of the effectiveness of the medication.
6. On the patients record, along with dose, time, route, and location of
injections.
7. Right medication,, right amount,, right time,, right route,, right patient,,
right documentation
8. Immediately report to the one in charge s that corrective actions can be
taken for the patients welfare, and an incident report must also be
completed as a legal requirement.

CHAPTER 8 REVIEW
1. Slower onset of absorption
Cannot be used with nausea
Cannot be used on unconscious patients
Cannot be used if patient is NPO
Rate of absorption vary with gastrointestinal contents
Dangerous if patient has difficulty swallowing
2. B
3. F
4. F

5. H
6. A, D
7. C
8. H, B, E, F
9. H
10. F, G
11. Label Side-Up
12. At Eye Level
13. Upside Down
14. Shaked
15. Checking ph of stomach, listen for air entering stomach to
verify placement
16. B
17. B
18. A
19. Close door and curtain completely
Position patient on left side with upper knee bent
Remove suppository from wrapper and lubricate
Separate patients buttocks gently so you can see anus
20. Dose, time, route, location, signature or initials, adverse
reaction,
Refusal and reason
Chapter # 9 Book Assignment
Page 146-147

1. Gastrointestinal tract
2. The body as a whole, the entire system
3. (1) Sublingual or buccal, (2) transcutaneous (transdermal),
(3) inhalations, and (4) injections.
4. R . C
5. S
... D
6. R
.. B
7. R A
8. Not touching the ointment, as it can cause a severe
headache.

9. Dry Powdered Inhalers


10.
B
11.
C
12.
D
13.
A
14.
. Testing for tuberculosis or for allergies
15.
Units, 100 units
16.
Two units,,,,,,,50 units
17.
C
18.
A
19.
B
20.
(1) Dorsagluteal ..with a child or very thin, emaciated
adult (2) ventrogluteal ..for all patients
(3) deltoid
..seldom used (4) vastus lateralis for infants
(5)
rectus femorispreferred site for self injections .
21.
Its used for injections that are irritating to the tissue,
such as iron, hydroxyzine, or cefazolin.
Transmission.skin and subcutaneous tissue pulled to one
side and held there,, needle is placed in muscle,,, Z-track
sealed when tissue released.
22.
Are those limited to one particular part ( location) of
the body, with very little, if any, effect on
the rest of the
body.
(a) medications applied to the skin for skin
conditions, sometimes called topical medications
(b) drugs
applied to the mucous membranes to treat that specific
tissue
(c) medications instilled in the eyes for eye
conditions (d)medications instilled in the ears for ear
conditions.

Chapter 10 pg 155-156
1. Ingestion, inhalation, injection, or absorption
2. Ingestion of corrosive substances such as mineral acids or caustic alkalis ( e.g.,
carbolic acid, ammonia, drain cleaners, oven cleaners, dishwasher detergent, and
lye). Check also for burns around or in the mouth. If the ingested substance burned
tissue on the way down, it is likely it will also burn and damage tissue on the way
back up and therefore vomiting can cause additional tissue damage. (b) Ingestion of
volatile petroleum products (e.g., gasoline, kerosene, lighter fluid, and benzene).
Vomiting can cause aspiration and or asphyxiation. (c) Ingestion of convulsants

(e.g., strychnine or iodine). Vomiting can precipitate seizures. (d) If patient is


semiconscious, severely inebriated, in shock, convulsing, or has no gag reflex.
Vomiting could cause choking, aspiration, and or asphyxiation. (e) Patient is less
than one year old. (f) in patients with cardiac or vascular disease, vomiting can
increase blood pressure and precipitate a stroke, cardiac arrhythmias, or
atrioventricular block.
3. Antidotes
4. When needed to minimize systemic absorption of the ingested poison.
5. To send it to a laboratory to determine the type of poison.
6. Treatment is to flush from the skin for 20 minutes or eyes for 30 minutes with
continuous stream of water. Than go to the emergency care facility for further
treatment as required.
7. Children between the ages of one and five years old are at most risk.
8. Slower metabolism, impaired circulation, and decreased excretion, causing
medication to remain in the body longer and build up to dangerous levels. (b) Wrong
dosage caused by impaired vision or poor memory (patients may forget that they
have taken medicine and take a double dose). (c) Interactions when many different
medications are taken and over the counter medications, or herbal remedies are
self administered with inadequate medical supervision. (d) Medical conditions
affecting absorption.
9. Flavored medications, such as aspirin or iron tablets.
10. 1800-222-1222

CHAPTER 11 Book Question Page 191/192


1. C
2. A
3. C
4. D
5. A
6. C
7. D
8. A
9. D
10. B