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General Pharmacology - Chapter 15 Test

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  1. specific signs or circumstances under which it is not appropriate and may be harmful to administer a drug to a patient.
  2. a form of glucose ( a kind of sugar) given by mouth to treat an awake patient ( who is able to swallow) with an altered mental status and a history of diabetes.
  3. a drug that helps to dilate the coronary vessels that supply the heart muscle with blood.
  4. Since many bronchodilators also have an effect on the heart, an increased heart rate and patient jitteriness are common side effects of treatment.
  5. 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 True/False Questions

  1. bronchodilatorMost 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. indicationsspecific signs or circumstances under which it is not appropriate and may be harmful to administer a drug to a patient.

          

  3. 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.

          

  4. What medications can you assist the patient in takingAs an EMT, you will carry activated charcoal, oral glucose, and oxygen on the ambu-lance.

          

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