Non-narcotic analgesics are highly addictive.
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Which of the following is not a stimulant?Ativan (lorazepam)Stimulants can cause heart palpitations and hyperactivity as adverse reactions.TrueWhich of the following is used to treat sleep disorders and has been known to cause a person to be active during sleep (sleep walking, sleep driving, sleep eating, etc.)?Ambien (zolpidem tartrate)Once depression symptoms resolve, a patient can stop taking their antidepressantsFalseExtrapyramidal effects such as acute dystonia (facial grimacing, twisting of the neck into unnatural positions), parkinsonism, akathisia (restlessness and increased motor activity), and tardive dyskinesia (lip smacking, fly catching, etc.) can be experienced with antidepressants.FalseWhich of the following medications should be taken on an empty stomach and should remain sitting up for 30 minutes?Fosamax (alendronic acid)A common adverse effect of muscle relaxers is drowsiness and dry mouth.TrueWhich of the following drugs causes hyperactivity in the average (non-ADD/ADHD) patient?Adderall (amphetamine)Which of the following classes of medications related to neuro have the highest rate of addiction?BenzodiazepineWhich of the follow helps to measure muscle potential.ElectromyographyAS part of an electromyography test, a nerve conduction velocity tests is complete to ensure the nerve conducts messages at an appropriate time interval.TrueWhich of the following diagnostic studies would provide the best and most complete image in order to diagnose a soft tissue injury (muscle tear, ligament tear, cartilage tear, etc.)?Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)Which would provide the most detailed musculoskeletal imaging for someone who has metal implants in their body?Computed Tomography Scan (CT)What type of patient would we be most concerned about when using diagnostic studies that require the use of contrast?Patient in any stage of kidney failureWhich of the following type of diagnostic testing would most likely be used to DEFINITIVELY identify a stress fracture?Xray with contrastWhich of the following patients would we be most concerned with if an MRI has been ordered? CHOOSE ALL THAT APPLY.A patient who cannot be still A patient with metal implants A patient with claustrophobiaIf a provider wanted to determine how deep a fracture was into a bone, they would utilize a CT Scan.TrueA patient having an electroencephalography (EEG) may have caffeine up to 2 hours prior to the test.False