Pharmacotherapeutics

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Quiz 8 :

Substance Use Disorders

Quiz 8 :

Substance Use Disorders

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A young, unresponsive adult is brought to the emergency department by friends, who report, "He drank more than half of a large bottle of whiskey 3 hours ago." Assessment reveals a blood alcohol level of 0.32%. The vital signs are BP, 88/32 mm Hg; R, 6/minute; T, 96.8F; and P, 76/minute and weak and thready. The provider will order which intervention to best minimize the patient's risk of renal failure?
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A college student is brought to the emergency department after collapsing at a nightclub. The patient has a temperature of 105F, a clenched jaw, and confusion. Which medication will the provider prescribe?
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A young adult patient is admitted to the hospital for evaluation of severe weight loss. The patient demonstrates difficulty answering questions, and has trouble remembering simple details. The physical assessment reveals missing teeth and severe examples of tooth decay. Blood pressure is 160/98 mm Hg. The provider suspects abuse of which substance?
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A patient who just found out she is pregnant requests pharmacologic aids to help her quit smoking. The provider will give her what information?
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A patient who has a long-term addiction to opioids is believed to have taken an overdose of barbiturates. The provider will anticipate which likely outcome?
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A patient who wants to quit smoking has been taking varenicline. The patient calls the clinic to report a new onset of mood swings and depression with a desire to cause self-harm. What response will the provider give to this patient?
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A patient with opioid use disorder has undergone detoxification with buprenorphine. Afterward, the provider prescribes buprenorphine and naloxone. When the patient asks why the drug was changed, what response will the prescriber provide?
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The provider is discussing the management of prescribed, controlled substances with a patient. Which statement by the patient indicates understanding of the information provided?
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A patient with opioid use disorder seeks treatment. When discussing the rationale for using methadone to ease opioid withdrawal, the provider explains that methadone has which pharmacologic property or characteristic?
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A 4-year-old child who ingested several cigarettes at home presents to the emergency department with nausea and vomiting and a weak, thready pulse of 120 beats/minute. What intervention will the provider order?
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A patient's admission history confirms a habit of daily drinking for several years. When questioned further by the provider, the patient reports drinking up to five or six drinks each day. What action will the provider prioritize?
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What is the provider's ideal goal of drug rehabilitation?
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A patient with alcohol abuse disorder is admitted to the hospital for surgery. The provider is most concerned when the admission interview determines the patient regularly used what medication?
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A patient with a desire to stop smoking asks a provider about nicotine chewing gum. The patient currently smokes 30 cigarettes per day. What instructions will the provider give the patient?
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A patient reports a desire to stop smoking and asks about nonprescription aids to help with smoking cessation. What intervention will the provider recommend for this patient?
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A patient who is agitated, paranoid, and profoundly anxious is brought to the emergency department. The patient describes things in the room that do not exist. A cardiac monitor shows an irregular ventricular tachycardia. Which medication will the provider order to be administer?
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A provider, prescribing pain medication to each patient, will be most concerned about which patient developing a substance use disorder?
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A patient who arrives in the emergency department is difficult to arouse. The patient's friends volunteer that the patient took a handful of diazepam pills while at a party several hours ago. The provider will prescribe what medication to be administered?
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A pregnant patient is afraid she may have harmed her fetus by consuming alcohol. What is the appropriate response by the provider?
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A patient with decreased responsiveness arrives by ambulance following a night of binge-drinking. The patient exhibits slurred speech and hand tremors. After receiving reports that the patient's blood alcohol level is 0.4%, the provider begins preparation for what event?
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