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5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Most often patients with diseases like asthma, emphysema, or chronic bronchitis carry a " bronchodilator," a medication designed to enlarge constricted bronchial tubes, making breathing easier.
  2. a drug that helps to dilate the coronary vessels that supply the heart muscle with blood.
  3. drug that helps to constrict the blood vessels and relax passages of the airway. It may be used to counter a severe allergic reaction.
  4. Oral, or swallowed
    Sublingual, or dissolved under the tongue
    • Inhaled, or breathed into the lungs, usually in tiny aerosol particles as from an inhaler or as a gas such as oxygen
    • Intravenous, or injected into a vein
    • Intramuscular, or injected into a muscle
    • Subcutaneous, or injected under the skin
    • Endotracheal, or sprayed directly into a tube inserted into the trachea
  5. a powder, usually premixed with water, that will adsorb some poisons and help prevent them from being absorbed by the body.

4 True/False questions

  1. side effects of epinephrineSince many bronchodilators also have an effect on the heart, an increased heart rate and patient jitteriness are common side effects of treatment.


  2. contraindicationsspecific signs or circumstances under which it is appropriate to administer a drug to a patient.


  3. oxygenIs this the right:
    right medication?
    right dose?
    right route of administration?


  4. what medications do EMT's carryAs an EMT, you will carry activated charcoal, oral glucose, and oxygen on the ambu-lance.


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