MN 553 Unit 8 Quiz 2

  • MN 553 Unit 8 Quiz 2

MN 553 Unit 8 Quiz 2 - Question and Answers

1. Charlie is a 65-year-old male who has been diagnosed with hypertension and benign prosaic hyperplasia. Doxazosin has been chosen to treat his hypertension because it:

2. Which of the following adverse e?ects are less likely in a beta1-selec!ve blocker?

3. Beta blockers have favorable e?ects on survival and disease progression in heart failure. Treatment should be initiated when the:

4. You are treating a patient with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. The patient’s wife mentions di?culty with transpiration to the clinic. Which medication is the best choice?

5. Antonia is a 3-year-old child who has a history of status epileplicus. Along with her routine antiseizure medication, she should also have a home prescription for_________

6. Dwayne has recently started on carbamazepine to treat seizures. He comes to see you and you note that while his carbamazepine levels had been in the therapeutic range, they are now low. The possible cause for the low carbamazepine levels include:

7. Kasey fractured his ankle in two places and is asking for medication for his pain. The appropriate first-line medication would be:

8. Jack, age 8, has attention deficit disorder (ADD) and is prescribed methylphenidate (Ritalin). He and his parents should be educated about the side e?ects of methylphenidate, which are:

9. An appropriate first-line drug to try for mild to moderate generalized anxiety disorder would be:

10. David is a 34-year-old patient who is starting on paroxetine (Paxil) for depression. David’s education regarding his medication would include:

11. An appropriate drug for the treatment of depression with anxiety would be:

12. The longer-term Xanax patient comes in and states they need a higher dose of the medication. They deny any additional, new, or accelerating triggers of their anxiety. What is the probable reason?

13. A first-line drug for abortive therapy in simple migraine is:

14. Xi, a 54-year-old female, has a history of migraines that do not respond well to OTC

migraine medication. She is asking to try Maxalt (rizatriptan) because it works well for her friend. Appropriate decision making would be:

15. Kelly is a 14-year-old patient who presents to the clinic with a classic migraine. She says she is having a headache two to three times a month. The initial plan would be:

16. James has been diagnosed with cluster headaches. Appropriate acute therapy would be:

17. If interventions to resolve the cause of pain (e.g., rest, ice, compression, and elevation) are insu?cient, pain medications are given based on the severity of pain. Drugs are given in which order of use?

18. Chemical dependency assessment is integral to the initial assessment of chronic pain. Which of the following raises a “red flag” about potential chemical dependency?

19. The Pain Management Contract is appropriate for:

20. Which of the following statements is true about age and pain?






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