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human disease drug exam

Question 1


  1. For the following, match the appropriate drug or drug class to its correct action. Choose the best answer for each.
    ACE inhibitor
    Alpha-beta blocker
    Calcium channel blocker
    Nitroglycerin
    Sodium channel blocker
    Statin drugs
    Bile acid sequestrants
    corticosteroids
    bronchodilator
    Bisphosphonates
    Flexeril
    A. relaxes the smooth muscle around airways, causing the openings to enlarge
    B. slows the heart rate and reduces cell excitability by inhibiting sodium movement through the cell
    C. cholesterol lowering drugs that bind cholesterol containing bile acids and removes them via bowel movements
    D. similar to natural cortisol that prevents or limits inflammation
    E. causes vasodilation and decreased blood pressure by opposing the excitatory effects of norepinephrine
    F. lowers blood pressure
    G. known as calcium-modifying drugs that prevent calcium loss in the bones and increases bone density
    H. is a vasodilator
    I. a skeletal muscle relaxant
    J. relaxes blood vessels and reduces the workload of the heart by slowing the movement of calcium into the heart cells
    K. class of drugs used to lower LDL levels and triglycerides

3.338 points

Question 2


  1. Matching: Match the appropriate laboratory finding with its possible disease, pathology or condition.
    Elevated LDL levels
    Elevated Creatine Kinase (CK)
    Elevated Total Cholesterol
    Elevated C-Reactive protein
    Elevated ESR
    Abnormal electromyelography (EMG) study
    A. indication of myocardial infarction
    B. will identify site of neuronal lesions
    C. non-specific indiction for ongoing disease
    D. RA, inflammation of body tissues
    E. diabetes mellitus, renal failure
    F. atherosclerosis, congestive heart failure

3.338 points

Question 3


  1. It is the legal responsibility of the health care provider when encountering battered spouse syndrome
    A. to only become involved if it is within scope of practice.
    B. responsibility may from facility to facility.
    C. responsibility varies by state but needs to be known and followed.
    D. all of the above.

3.338 points

Question 4


  1. Short answer: For each of the following drug/drug class provide 2 possible side effects or adverse reactions that may been seen with each medication:

    Flexeril
    ______________________________
    ______________________________

    Bisphosphonates
    ______________________________
    ______________________________

    Anti-platelet drugs
    ______________________________
    ______________________________

    Statin drugs
    ______________________________
    ______________________________

    Potassium channel blockers
    ______________________________
    ______________________________

    Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs (DMARDs)
    ______________________________
    ______________________________

    Mobic & Celebrex (Cox-2 inhibitors)
    ______________________________
    ______________________________





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