Pharmacology for Technicians 5th Edition Chapter 6

Multiple Choice:
2. D
3. C
4. A
5. C
6. D
8. B
9. A

1. True
2. True
3. True
4. True
5. false, vasoconstriction
6. True
7. True
8. False, small unmyelinated first and larger myelinated last
10. true

1. a
2. d
3. a
4. c
5. d
6. a
7. a
8. d
9. d
10. b
11. b
12. b
13. d
14. c
15. a
16. d
18. b
20. a
21. a
22. a
23. a
24. d
25. a
26. d
27. b
28. a

Diseases and Drug Therapies
1. a. goals: amnesia, adequate muscle relaxation, adequate ventilation, pain control
b. indices: blood pressure, pulse, urinary output, oxygen, respiration, tissue perfusion, hypovolemia/hypervolemia
2. a. advantages: all types of nerve tissue are affected, reversible, no residual damage
b. pan perception, temperature, touch sensation, proprioception, skeletal muscle tone
3. a. classification: acute, chronic, malignant
b. major sources: somatic; visceral; neuropathic; sympathetic
4. a. analgia, sedation, euphoria and dysphoria, cough reflex
b. analgesic ladder: NSAIDS; NSAIDS plus “weak” opioid with adjuvant analgesic

Dispensing Medications
1. Simple analgesics: aspirin, acetaminophen, NSAIDS, Midrin or Ergotamine, Imitrex, Stadol, Reglan for nausea. Triptans are considered the drug of choice for treatment of migraine management. Inderal is the drug of choice for prophylaxis. Remember migraines are very patient specific; therefore, these are not the only correct answers. Due to side effect profile, and so on, these are the most common choices. Also, with the new drugs on the market, ergotamine is being used less and less.
2. In case a patient develops malignant hyperthermia.
3. a. nitrous oxide
b. fentanyl
1. Outline a stepwise approach to treating migraines. Include the drug of choice for prophylaxis of migraines. 2. Why must dantrolene always be stored near an OR? 3. You are the patient and are going to have the following operations. Choose the appropriate anesthetic. a. tooth extraction b. open-heart surgery

Reflecting on the Profession
1. Empathy means understanding and seeing one’s self in the situation of another. But too much empathy can hinder professionalism.
2. If class time allows, invite a pharmacy technician to speak to your students.

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