Neurology

JoAnna Strahla
Quiz by JoAnna Strahla, updated more than 1 year ago
JoAnna Strahla
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BCPS Pharmacology Quiz on Neurology, created by JoAnna Strahla on 12/31/2018.

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Question 1

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To receive a diagnosis of epilepsy a patient must have at least [blank_start]two[blank_end] seizures at least [blank_start]24[blank_end] hours apart, have an [blank_start]epilepsy syndrome[blank_end], or [blank_start]one[blank_end] seizure with at least a [blank_start]60[blank_end]% chance of more seizures over the next [blank_start]10[blank_end] years.
Answer
  • two
  • 24
  • epilepsy syndrome
  • one
  • 60
  • 10

Question 2

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status epilepticus is a seizure that lasts over [blank_start]5[blank_end] minutes
Answer
  • 5

Question 3

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status epilepticus has a 20% mortality rate if prolonged over [blank_start]30[blank_end] minutes
Answer
  • 30

Question 4

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[blank_start]prodrome[blank_end] is an awareness of impending seizure that includes HA, insomnia, irratibility, and feeling of impending doom.
Answer
  • prodrome
  • aura

Question 5

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[blank_start]aura[blank_end] is a focal onset seizure where the patient doesn't lose consciousness but may have minor symptoms such as lip smacking, scratching, hallucinations, snapping the fingers, etc...
Answer
  • aura
  • prodrome

Question 6

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The three main epileptic drugs that lead to drug drug interactions are [blank_start]CMZ[blank_end], [blank_start]phenytoin[blank_end], and [blank_start]phenobarbital[blank_end]
Answer
  • CMZ
  • phenytoin
  • phenobarbital

Question 7

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The [blank_start]Asian[blank_end] population should be tested for HLA [blank_start]1502[blank_end] before initiation with [blank_start]carbamazepine[blank_end]
Answer
  • 1502
  • Asian
  • carbamazepine

Question 8

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HLA alleles [blank_start]1502[blank_end] and [blank_start]3101[blank_end] both have an increased risk of [blank_start]SJS[blank_end] with [blank_start]carbamazepine[blank_end].
Answer
  • 1502
  • 3101
  • SJS
  • carbamazepine

Question 9

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eslicarbazepine is a prodrug for active metabolite of [blank_start]oxcarbazepine[blank_end]
Answer
  • oxcarbazepine
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