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Introduction to Pharmacology -respiratory system
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Where is the respiratory center located
Which of the following would be the most appropriate choice of an analgesic agent for the patient who has a recent head injury?
Which of the following medications would be the best for treatment of an acute asthma attack?
The best type of medication to treat the cough of a patient with a malignant throat mass would be:
Codeine or a derivative
Which of the following functions does the respiratory system perform?
Exchange of gases
Which of the following produces respiratory depression?
Morphine sulfate (Roxanol
Beclomethasone, triamcinolone, and epinephrine would be effective in treating which of the following?
Which of the following inhalers contains a corticosteroid agent?
Asthma is a disease caused by which of the following mechanisms?
A patient who has asphyxia might be effectively treated with which of the following?
Medications that might be added to antitussive agents to depress the cough reflex would include which of the following?
Fluticasone and salmeterol (Advair Diskus) is an appropriate treatment for which of the following?
Prophylaxis of asthma
substance that functions as a respiratory stimulant in the body is
Which of the following are characteristics of asthma? Select all that apply
Edema, Airway inflammation
During inhalation the diaphragm:
Contracts and pushes down on the viscera
Which of the following is a structure in the lungs
In patients with severe, chronic respiratory conditions, respiration is stimulated by
High blood carbon dioxide
A side effect of prolonged use of steroid agents is
Emphysema is a condition that is typically characterized by
Loss of lung elasticity
A patient is having an acute asthma attack, and his lips are becoming cyanotic. The health care professional is given orders to immediately administer:
Opiate agents may be used in cough syrup to
Suppress cough reflex
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