5 Written questions
5 Multiple choice questions
- specific signs or circumstances under which it is not appropriate and may be harmful to administer a drug to a patient.
- 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.
- a drug that helps to dilate the coronary vessels that supply the heart muscle with blood.
- a powder, usually premixed with water, that will adsorb some poisons and help prevent them from being absorbed by the body.
- 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
4 True/False questions
what medications do EMT's carry → specific signs or circumstances under which it is appropriate to administer a drug to a patient.
side effects of bronchodilator → Since epinephrine has a potent effect on the heart and vascular system, increased heart rate and blood pressure commonly occur after its administration to the patient.
Four rights → a gas commonly found in the atmosphere. Pure oxygen is used as a drug to treat any patient whose medical or traumatic condition may cause him to be hypoxic, or low in oxygen.
oxygen → drug that helps to constrict the blood vessels and relax passages of the airway. It may be used to counter a severe allergic reaction.