MN 553 Unit 5 Quiz 5

  • MN 553 Unit 5 Quiz 5

MN 553 Unit 5 Quiz

1. Elderly patients who are started on levothyroxine for thyroid replacement should be monitored for:

2. Potentially fatal granulocytopenia has been associated with treatment of hyperthyroidism with propylthiouracil. Patients should be taught to report:

3. Metformin is a primary choice of drug to treat hyperglycemia in type 2 diabetes because it:

4. Hypoglycemia can result from the action of either insulin or an oral hypoglycemic. Signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia include:

5. Sulfonylureas may be added to a treatment regimen for type 2 diabetics when lifestyle modifications and metformin are insufficient to achieve target glucose levels. Sulfonylureas have been moved to Step 2 therapy because they:

6. Treatment with insulin for type 1 diabetics:

7. The American Heart Association states that people with diabetes have a 2- to 4-fold increase in the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease. Treatments and targets that do not appear to decrease risk for micro- and macro-vascular complications include:

8. Drugs used to treat diabetic peripheral neuropathy include:

9. The goals of therapy when prescribing hormone replacement therapy (HRT) include reducing:

10. Inadequate vitamin D intake can contribute to the development of osteoporosis by:

11. The drug recommended as primary prevention of osteoporosis in men over age 70 years is:

12. In addition to methimazole, a symptomatic patient with hyperthyroidism may need a prescription for:

13. When starting a patient on levothyroxine for hypothyroidism the patient will need follow-up measurement of thyroid function in:

14. Treatment of a patient with hypothyroidism and cardiovascular disease consists of:

15. Men who use transdermal testosterone gel (AndroGel) should be advised to avoid:

16. A 22-year-old woman receives a prescription for oral contraceptives. Education for this patient includes:

17. A 56-year-old woman is complaining of vaginal dryness and dyspareunia. To treat her symptoms with the lowest adverse effects she should be prescribed:

18. Ashley comes to the clinic with a request for oral contraceptives. She has successfully used oral contraceptives before and has recently started dating a new boyfriend so would like to restart contraception. She denies recent intercourse and has a negative urine pregnancy test in the clinic. An appropriate plan of care would be:

19. Women who are prescribed progestin-only contraception need education regarding which common adverse drug effects?

20. Oral emergency contraception (Plan B) is contraindicated in women who:


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