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Core Concepts in Pharmacology

Nursing

Quiz 16 :

Drugs for Anesthesia

Quiz 16 :

Drugs for Anesthesia

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The client asks the nurse about the uses of nitrous oxide.Which statement is the most appropriate by the nurse?
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C

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The nurse educator is teaching a group of students about inhaled anesthetics and intravenous anesthetics.Which is an intravenous anesthetic?
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C

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A nurse educator is instructing students about the history of anesthetics.Which type of anesthetic was the ester of choice for dental procedures from the mid-1900s to the 1960s?
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C

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The client asks the nurse how local anesthetics work.Which response by the nurse is most appropriate?
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When explaining a surgical procedure to a client,the nurse tells the client that a small amount of which drug is sometimes added to the anesthetic solution to lengthen the duration of action of the anesthetic?
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A client is receiving a local anesthetic.What instruction is most appropriate by the nurse prior to administering the medication?
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A client is admitted to the hospital for surgery.The nurse is explaining major routes of applying local anesthesia to the client.Which routes should be included in the teaching? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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The nurse is preparing to administer ketamine (Ketalar)to a client.Which route of administration is correct?
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The nurse educator asks a group of students what occurs when sensation is lost to a limited part of the body without loss of consciousness.Which answer by the student is correct?
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A client having an abdominal resection also has a history of myasthenia gravis.Due to the risk of nitrous oxide,what does the nurse anticipate this client to be at a greater risk for developing?
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What is the appropriate term for the third stage of anesthesia?
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How many medications are used to rapidly cause unconsciousness and muscle relaxation and to maintain deep anesthesia?
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Which is an inhaled anesthetic?
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Which medication is NOT an ester?
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The nurse prepares to administer succinylcholine (Anectine)as per the medication order.What does the nurse expect after the medication has been administered?
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An OR nurse is quizzing a group of students who are observing in the surgical suite.The nurse asks the students how many stages of anesthesia there are.Which answer by the students is correct?
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A client is having surgery tomorrow and the nurse is discussing the plan of care for surgery.Which statement by the client indicates understanding of the preoperative teaching?
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