Pharm Week 2 Chapter 10 and 12

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Pharm Week 2 Chapter 10 and 12
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2010-09-24 20:19:25
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Some critical thinking questions for nursing pharmacology
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  1. All of the following are actions of aspirin except?
    A. preventing platelet aggregation
    B. pain reliever
    C. diuretic
    D. antipyretic
    C. diuretic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. What is the abbreviation for aspirin?
    ASA
  3. What is a major problem with taking NSAIDS on an empty stomach?
    Gi irritation
  4. NSAIDS include:
    A. acetaminophen
    B. Vitamin K
    C. aspirin
    D. Tylenol
    C. aspirin
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Which of the following are antipyretics?
    A. ibuprofen
    B. acetaminophen
    C. Bayer aspirin
    D. all of the above
    D. all of the above
  6. The safest pain reliever for someone on oral anticoagulants would be?
    A. ibuprofen
    B. Bayer aspirin
    C. acetaminophen
    D. all of the above
    C. acetaminophen
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. Which of the following anti-arthiritis meds would be given parenterally only?
    A. gold sodium
    B. acetaminophen
    C. Vitamin K
    D. aspirin
    A. gold sodium
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Corticosteroid therapy may cause what effects?
    A. fluid retention
    B. hyperglycemia
    C. immune suppression
    D. all of the above
    D. all of the above
  9. What drug is dangerous to stop abruptly?
    A. dexamethasone
    B. ibuprofen
    C. acetaminophen
    D. aspirin
    A. dexamethasone
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. A patient on long term corticosteroids may not exhibit what if ill?
    A. low WBC count
    B. fever
    C. confusion
    D. normal hemoglobin levels
    B. fever
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Is a suppository a safe route to give tylenol?
    YES
  12. What action does a 325 mg tylenol give to a patient when they need it for pain?
    antipyretic

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