Pharmacology Chap 10 & 11

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2 Medical Code & Billing Quiz on Pharmacology Chap 10 & 11, created by Robin Gatson on 11/23/2015.

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Question 1

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The chief function of the respiratory system is to:
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  • guard against infections
  • supply oxygen to tissues and remove carbon dioxide
  • supply carbon dioxide to tissues and remove oxygen
  • relax the lung bronchioles

Question 2

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Agents that are known to be respiratory depressants include all of the following except:
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  • phenobarbital
  • alcohol
  • morphine
  • carbon dioxide

Question 3

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Asthma may include all of the following symptoms except:
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  • bronchoconstriction
  • bronchodilation
  • edema
  • airway inflammation

Question 4

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A drug that widens the bronchioles of the lung is:
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  • carbon dioxide
  • oxygen
  • montelukast
  • epinephrine

Question 5

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A side effect of drugs administered by inhalation may be:
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  • dizziness
  • sweating
  • bradycardia
  • inflammatory response

Question 6

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A long-acting bronchodilator used in the treatment of asthma is:
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  • epinephrine
  • zafirlukast
  • theophyline
  • salmeterol

Question 7

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Advair Diskus contains a combo of:
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  • salmeterol and fluticasone
  • salmeterol and epinephrine
  • acetylcysteine and fluticasone
  • cromolyn and salmeterol

Question 8

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A drug that is used to liquefy thick mucus in the lungs is:
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  • salmeterol
  • triamcinolone
  • acetylcysteine
  • cromolyn

Question 9

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Cyanosis, when observed in an asthma patient, may be a sign of:
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  • increased response to the asthma medication
  • increased blood oxygen level
  • hypotension
  • decreased blood oxygen level

Question 10

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Respiratory stimulants act on receptors in the:
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  • lining of the lungs
  • alveoli
  • bronchial tree
  • brain

Question 11

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Heart failure means that the heart:
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  • has stopped beating
  • has stopped circulating blood
  • has stopped circulating blood efficiently
  • has lower hydrostatic pressure than normal

Question 12

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A drug commonly used to increase the contractility of the heart is:
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  • digoxin
  • disopyramide
  • lidocaine
  • nitroglycerin

Question 13

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Which of the following is used to treat angina pectoris?
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  • midodrine
  • digitalis
  • nitroglycerin
  • felodipine

Question 14

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An agent that may be given intravenously to control hemorrhage is:
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  • phytonadione
  • felodipine
  • glyceryl trinitrate
  • perindopril

Question 15

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An example of an ACE inhibitor is:
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  • amiodarone
  • olmesartan
  • isradipine
  • enalapril

Question 16

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An antiplatelet drug may be used in the treatment or prevention of:
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  • hemophilia
  • hypertension
  • hemorrhage
  • transient ischemic attacks

Question 17

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An advantage of low-molecular-weight heparins over traditional heparin is:
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  • shorter half-life
  • less bioavailability
  • subcutaneous injection rather than IV injection
  • IV injection only

Question 18

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Coumarin is used for:
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  • coagulation
  • anticoagulation
  • hypertension
  • antidote for heparin overdose

Question 19

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Gemifibrozil may be used to treat:
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  • hypertension
  • hypotension
  • constipation
  • hyperlipidemia

Question 20

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A common problem when treating hypertensive patients is:
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  • increase in the cholesterol level in the blood
  • compliance with taking the medications
  • rapid decrease of the blood pressure
  • congestive heart failure
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