04 lpn-rn pharmacology test

Pharmacology Test
1. Which of these abbreviations indicate 5. A child is to receive amoxicillin (Amoxil) regularly spaced intervals during each 24 an oral suspension containing 125 mg per 2. How many milligrams are equivalent to 6. A patient is to receive cephalexin (Keflex) 3. Which of these doses is the smallest? 7. A patient is to receive cyanocobalamin 4. A 3 ml syringe illustrated below contains arrows. How many millileters of solution 8. Penicillin G sodium for injection contains 250,000 units per millimeter. How many units would there be in 2.5 ml? Page 1 of 9
9. A patient is to receive meperdine (Demerol) hydrochloride 75mg and atropine sulfate 0.3 12. A patient is to receive 1,000 ml of IV mg IM preoperatively. Demerol is available solution over 8 hours. Four hours later, in a prepackaged syringe containing 100 mg 620 ml remain. The infusion set delivers containing 0.4 mg per ml. If the two drugs administration, how many millimeters would 13. A patient is to receive gentamicin sulfate 10. A patient is to receive 500 ml of IV fluid in 3 hours. The infusion pump should be set to many drops per minute should the patient 11. A patient is to receive 300 ml of IV fluid milliliter. The drip mechanism should be Page 2 of 9
15. A U-100 insulin syringe is illustrated 18. An older adult patient who is receiving a insulin injection (regular Insulin) labeled (Tigan) suppositories are prescribed for a 16. Which of these is a major principle of 20. Which of these ideas should be included quinidine sulfate to a patient and finds in the instructions given to a patient who mg”. What initial nursing action is most a. If dizziness occurs as a side effect, allow for a half hour rest after ingestion. full minute before administering the quinidine Page 3 of 9
22. A patient is receiving aminophylline 23. A recently hired nurse is administering 26. A patient’s family member requests presence of a witness and chart the action. Page 4 of 9
27. When administering a medication to a 30. A patient is to receive antitubercular the syringe to prevent unnecessary dilution of the medication. 32. A patient is receiving 1,000 ml of of a. “If pain isn’t relieved after one b. “If pain isn’t relieved after one tablet dissolves, you may take another tablet.” c. “If pain isn’t relieved after one tablet dissolves, next time start by taking two tablets.” Page 5 of 9
37. When a patient is receiving morphine sulfate for pain control, the patient is and then the Regular Insulin in the same syringe. 38. Antibiotic therapy should be carried antibiotic drops in a patient’s left ear. 35. A patient is to take prednisone 10 mg 36. A patient is to use miconazole nitrate Page 6 of 9
41. Sulindac (Clinoril), which is used for 46. A patient who has recently started on 43. Because of the action of the diuretic 48. A patient is receiving isophane (NPH) 44. A patient is being treated for angina Which of these side effects is likely to Page 7 of 9
49. Folic acid is useful in the treatment of 53. A patient is receiving the antineoplastic display which of these symptoms when these drugs are abruptly withdrawn? 55. Elderly patients are particularly prone receive filgrastim (Neupogen), a colony stimulating factor. The 56. Methocarbamol (Robaxin) is a centrally acting skeletal muscle relaxant that has c. Increase the destruction of monocytes in Page 8 of 9
58. When anticonvulsive medications such THIS IS THE END OF THE TEST.
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