it is appropriate to administer a drug to a patient
aerosol form of a medication that a patient can spray
directly into his airway
with an altered mental status and a history of diabetes
airway passages; it may be used to counter a severe
A. activated charcoal, oral glucose, and oxygen.
B. oxygen and nitroglycerin.
C. epinephrine and prescribed inhalers.
D. All of the above.
A. powder, usually pre-mixed with water.
B. prescribed inhaler.
C. liquid for injection.
D. fine powder for inhalation.
A. displaces poisons by surface tension.
B. will bind some poisons to its surface.
C. prevents the patient from vomiting.
D. can be used in a patient without a gag reflex.
A. hypoxia, or low oxygen.
B. altered mental status.
C. dilation of the coronary arteries.
D. absorption of poisons.
A. this area contains blood vessels that allow easy absorption into the bloodstream.
B. it will not be aspirated if the patient suddenly becomes unconscious.
C. it will cause the patient to regurgitate the stomach’s contents.
D. it will assist in dilating the coronary vessels as much as possible.
A. activated charcoal, glucose injections, and anticonvulsants.
B. home oxygen, antihypertensives, and anti-inflammatories.
C. epinephrine auto-injector, a prescribed inhaler, nitroglycerin.
D. insulin, antihypertensives, and anticonvulsants.
B. epinephrine auto-injector
A. dilate the peripheral vessels.
B. constrict the peripheral vessels.
C. dilate the coronary vessels.
D. constrict the coronary vessels.
A. Physician’s Desk Reference.
B. Hazmat Guidebook.
C. U.S. Pharmacopoeia.
D. National Medicine Guidebook.
B. side effect.
C. adverse reaction.
A. side effect.
D. systemic effect.
A. the route of administration.
B. the proper dose to administer.
C. the actions the medication will take.
D. both the generic and chemical names.