Medications for Med Pass 2017
*This is heparin, a blood thinner which will prevent clots from forming. This is given
in your tummy. Ill check on you regularly throughout the day, but please use your call
button if you notice any bruising, shortnes
Pharmacology Exam # 10 Study Guide 2017
Chapters 40, 41, 42
Pepto-Bismol is given to a patient with H. Pylori. Why?
Its effective for inhibiting bacterial growth
Keeps bacteria from sticking to your stomach
Describe S&S of duodenal ulcer
Burning pain seve
Pharmacology Final Exam Study Guide 2017
What is mechanism of action?
How the drug works in the body.
What are adverse effects?
An undesirable or potentially harmful effect of a drug on someone
What are indications?
Why the drug is needed.
Pharmacology Study Guide Exam 11 2017
"Methadone (Dolophine) does not cause euphoria like heroin does."
How does a nerve block work?
A nerve block stops pain transmission along the nerve to stop the pain.
Why do we keep Narcan in all
Pharmacology Exam #8 Study Guide 2017
Antidote for heparin
-Protamine it binds with heparin.
How does Heparin work? What is it used for?
-anticoagulant: binds with antithrombin. Inactivate factor Xa, Inactivate thrombin.
-Prevent development of fibrin
Pharmacology Study Guide Exam #9
What is angina?
What is the difference between angina and MI (heart attack)?
How do we administer IV nitroglycerin
Patient teaching: (Tenormin), a beta-blocker
Why do patients develop a headache while taking a Calcium Chan
Loop diuretic that inhibits reabsorption of Na & Cl. It removes excess fluid from the body
thus increasing urine output.
REMOVES EXCESS FLUID
Treats Edema associated with CHF, cirrhosis of the liver, and kidney disease.
Used for HTN by
Chapter 03: Lifespan Considerations
1. Drug transfer to the fetus is more likely during the last trimester of pregnancy for which
a. Decreased fetal surface area
b. Increased placental surface area
c. Enhanced blood flow
Chapter 04: Cultural, Legal, and Ethical Considerations
1. During the development of a new drug, which would be included in the study by the
researcher to prevent any bias or unrealistic expectations of the new drugs usefulness?
Chapter 08: Gene Therapy and Pharmacogenomics
1. Which is the most important compound that transfers genes from parents to offspring?
It is now recognized that DNA is the most importan
Chapter 06: Patient Education and Drug Therapy
1. Which nursing diagnosis is appropriate for the patient who has just received a prescription for
a new medication?
a. Noncompliance related to new drug therapy
b. Impaired memory r
Chapter 16: Psychotherapeutic Drugs
1. The nurse reads in the patients medication history that the patient is taking buspirone
(BuSpar). The nurse interprets that the patient may have which disorder?
a. Anxiety disorder
Chapter 05: Medication Errors: Preventing and Responding
1. The nurse is reviewing medication errors. Which situation is an example of a medication
a. A patient refuses her morning medications.
b. A patient receives a doub
Chapter 38: Antibiotics Part 1
1. When reviewing the allergy history of a patient, the nurse notes that the patient is allergic to
penicillin. Based on this finding, the nurse would question an order for which class of
Chapter 02: Pharmacologic Principles
1. The patient is receiving two different drugs. At current dosages and dosage forms, both drugs
are absorbed into the circulation in identical amounts. Thus, because they have the same
Chapter 46: Antineoplastic Drugs Part 2: Cell CycleNonspecific Drugs and
1. A patient is receiving doxorubicin (Adriamycin) as part of treatment for ovarian cancer.
Which nursing diagnosis is related to this a
Chapter 31: Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs
1. A patient, newly diagnosed with hypothyroidism, receives a prescription for a thyroid
hormone replacement drug. The nurse assesses for which potential contraindication to this
Chapter 56: Dermatologic Drugs
1. A father calls because his son has head lice. He reports that he used that special medicated
shampoo three times, but nothing happened. He wants to know what to do now. What will
the nurse advise