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Dashboard ▶︎ Spring 2017 ▶︎ PPRA3315-RRhodes-S17 ▶︎ Exam 5 (Final)Started on Monday, May 1, 2017, 5:35 PMState FinishedCompleted on Monday, May 1, 2017, 5:50 PMTime taken 14 mins 41 secsPoints 34.00/40.00Grade 42.50 out of 50.00 (85%)Question 1Complete1.00 points out of 1.00A life-threatening skin rash is a possible side effect of which of the following anti-seizure drugs?Select one:a. Gabapentin (Neurontin)b. Topiramate (Topamax)c. Lamotrigine (Lamictal)d. Valproic acid (Depakote)e. None of the aboveThe correct answer is: Lamotrigine (Lamictal)Question 2Complete1.00 points out of 1.00A patient taking a progestin only oral contraceptive (like Micronor) or the “mini-pill” should becounseled to take it every day at the same time for best effect.Select one:a. Trueb. FalseThe correct answer is: TrueQuestion 3Complete1.00 points out of 1.00Advantages of using medroxyprogesterone injection (Depo Provera) as a method of contraceptioninclude which of the following?Select one:a. Can become pregnant easier (more quickly) after stopping itb. Helps strengthen bones and prevents osteoporosisc. Weight loss is associated with its used. There are lower failures rates (better contraception) compared to oral productse. All of the aboveThe correct answer is: There are lower failures rates (better contraception) compared to oralproductsQuestion 4Complete1.00 points out of 1.00All of the following are signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia, EXCEPT:Select one:a. Shakinessb. Sweatingc. Confusiond. Polydipsiae. WeaknessThe correct answer is: PolydipsiaQuestion 5Complete1.00 points out of 1.00All of the following are signs or symptoms of depression, EXCEPT:Select one:a. Feelings of guiltb. Weight loss or gainc. Thoughts of suicided. Increased interest in sexe. Changes in sleep patternsThe correct answer is: Increased interest in sexQuestion 6Complete1.00 points out of 1.00All of the following could be potential side effects of tricyclic antidepressants, EXCEPT:Select one:a. Dry mouthb. Blurred visionc. Drowsinessd. Urinary frequencye. Cognitive impairmentThe correct answer is: Urinary frequencyQuestion 7Complete1.00 points out of 1.00Although depression likely involves many neurotransmitters and their complex interactions, which ofthe following are the 2 MAJOR neurotransmitters targeted by antidepressant drug therapy?Select one:a. serotonin and acetylcholineb. norepinephrine and dopaminec. serotonin and acetylcholined. serotonin and norepinephrinee. histamine and epinephrineThe correct answer is: serotonin and norepinephrineQuestion 8Complete1.00 points out of 1.00Some antidepressants are also used clinically in pediatric patients for the treatment of nocturnalenuresis (bedwetting). Which of the following classes of antidepressants is best known for thispurpose?Select one:a. Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)b. Tricyclic Antidepressants (TCAs)c. Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRIs)d. Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)e. None of the aboveThe correct answer is: Tricyclic Antidepressants (TCAs)Question 9Complete1.00 points out of 1.00Calling 911 and/or transporting to the hospital would be recommended for which of the followingpatients?Select one:a. A young child with first episode of status epilepticusb. A woman who is pregnant and having a seizurec. A young man whose epilepsy is normally under good control, but missed his medication dosein the morning and had a seizure later that dayd. Only A & Be. Only B & CThe correct answer is: Only A & BQuestion 10Complete0.00 points out of 1.00Corticosteroids administered orally or via IV are used to manage acute severe asthma exacerbationsnot controlled by inhaled beta agonists.Select one:a. Trueb. FalseThe correct answer is: TrueQuestion 11Complete1.00 points out of 1.00For most patients, mild hypoglycemia is best treated in which of the following ways?Select one:a. Drink 4 oz of fruit juice and test blood glucose again in an hourb. Eat 5 Lifesaver candies or drink 4 oz of juice and test blood glucose again in 15 minutesc. Drink 8 oz of diet soda pop and test blood glucose again in 15 minutesd. Inject emergency glucagon and transport to the emergency room immediatelye. Eat a roll of glucose tablets, drink 4 oz of juice, and test blood glucose in 15 minutesThe correct answer is: Eat 5 Lifesaver candies or drink 4 oz of juice and test blood glucose again in15 minutesQuestion 12Complete1.00 points out of 1.00How soon after starting levothyroxine therapy should a patient see significant improvement inhypothyroid symptoms?Select one:a. Immediatelyb. Within a few daysc. Within 2-4 weeksd. Not until at least 6-8 weekse. At about 6 monthsThe correct answer is: Within 2-4 weeksQuestion 13Complete0.00 points out of 1.00Ipratropium (Atrovent) and tiotropium (Spiriva) are inhaled medications in which pharmacologicclass?Select one:a. Long-acting beta agonistsb. Short-acting beta agonistsc. Anticholinergicsd. Corticosteroidse. None of the aboveThe correct answer is: AnticholinergicsQuestion 14Complete0.00 points out of 1.00Many anti-epileptic drugs are hepatic enzyme inducers and may result in:Select one:a. Increased blood levels of certain drugs and increased toxicityb. Decreased blood levels of certain drugsc. Unintended pregnancy in a woman taking oral contraceptivesd. Both B & C are correcte. Both A & C are correctThe correct answer is: Both B & C are correctQuestion 15Complete1.00 points out of 1.00Most antidepressants should be tapered when discontinuing and not stopped abruptly.Select one:a. Trueb. FalseThe correct answer is: TrueQuestion 16Complete1.00 points out of 1.00Most metered-dose inhalers (MDIs) for asthma should be shaken well before using.Select one:a. Trueb. FalseThe correct answer is: TrueQuestion 17Complete1.00 points out of 1.00Oral contraceptives may have which of the following adverse effects?Select one:a. Nauseab. Breast tendernessc. Blood clotsd. Only A & Be. A, B, & CThe correct answer is: A, B, & CQuestion 18Complete1.00 points out of 1.00Patients should be sure to rinse out their mouths after using which of the following (because it willreduce the risk or oral yeast infections like thrush)?Select one:a. Inhaled corticosteroidsb. Inhaled beta agonistsc. Inhaled anticholinergicsd. Only A & Ce. A, B, & CThe correct answer is: Inhaled corticosteroidsQuestion 19Complete1.00 points out of 1.00Peak flow meters are used by patients to monitor which of the following conditions?Select one:a. Hypertensionb.


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