Top Posters
Since Sunday
p
57
54
C
18
I
13
n
13
a
12
11
C
11
s
11
11
m
11
10

Question 1 

Phenothiazines
a. can cause serious and often debilitating motor effects seen in Parkinson’s disease.
b. include the medications risperidone and aripiprazole.
c. are sometimes referred to as atypical antipsychotics.
d. have fewer side effects than the new generation antipsychotics.

Answer

Click to Reveal

Please Login or Register to use this feature.

Question 2 

Phenothiazines are a group of ______ drugs.
 
  a. antianxiety c. antidepressant
   b. antipsychotic d. analgesic

Question 2

The class of drugs most responsible for the mass release of many institutionalized
   mentally ill patients is the ______.
 
  a. phenothiazines c. tricyclics
   b. MAO inhibitors d. antibiotics

Question 3

As the debate on epigenetics continues, the authors of your textbook offer a few key points to consider. Which of the following is one of those key points?
 
  a. Genes dictate behavioral outcomes.
  b. Genetic factors make it a certainty that certain behaviors or disorders will develop.
  c. Multigenetic determinism affects psychological disorders.
  d. Genetic factors and environmental influence do not interact with each other in determining our vulnerability to a range of psychological disorders.

Answer

Click to Reveal

Please Login or Register to use this feature.

Question 3 

Phenothiazines most successfully treat nausea and vomiting produced by which of the following?
 
  a. Postoperative gastric distention
  b. Motion sickness
  c. Radiation therapy and chemotherapy
  d. Gastroparesis

Answer

Click to Reveal

Please Login or Register to use this feature.

Question 4 

Long-term treatment with phenothiazines may cause
a. severe memory deficits.
b. sexual dysfunction.
c. Parkinson’s disease.
d. tardive dyskinesia.

Answer

Click to Reveal

Please Login or Register to use this feature.

Question 5 

The antipsychotic effects of phenothiazines are mediated by their antagonism of ________ receptors.
a. D1
b. D2
c. D3
d. D4

Answer

Click to Reveal

Please Login or Register to use this feature.

Question 6 

A patient with the diagnosis of schizophrenia is
 
  hospitalized and is taking a phenothiazine drug. Which statement by this patient indicates that he is experiencing a common adverse effect of phenothiazines?
  a. I can't sleep at night.
  b. I feel hungry all the time.
  c. Look at how red my hands are.
  d. My mouth has been so dry lately.

Answer

Click to Reveal

Please Login or Register to use this feature.

Question 7 

A patient is using psyllium hydrophilic mucilloid (Metamucil) to promote evacuation of stool. What is the action of this bulk-forming laxative?
 
  A) It reduces the surface tension of bowel contents.
  B) It irritates the intestinal mucosa, thus increasing intestinal motility.
  C) It increases mass and water content of stool, promoting evacuation.
  D) It creates a barrier between the colon wall and feces.

Answer

Click to Reveal

Please Login or Register to use this feature.

Question 8 

The nurse has completed medication education for the client who takes psyllium mucilloid (Metamucil). The nurse recognizes that additional teaching is indicated when the client makes which statement?
 
  1. I don't need to drink extra fluids while I take this medication.
  2. My cholesterol level will be reduced somewhat with this medication.
  3. This medication is a lot more natural than other laxatives.
  4. This medication takes several days to work.

Answer

Click to Reveal

Please Login or Register to use this feature.

Question 9 

A client asks the nurse why two antibiotics have been prescribed to treat H. pylori. What is the best response by the nurse?
 
  1. Two or more antibiotics are given concurrently to increase the effectiveness of therapy and to lower the potential for bacterial resistance.
  2. One antibiotic is to treat H. pylori and the other is for a secondary infection.
  3. The acid in your stomach will make one antibiotic ineffective, so you must take two.
  4. You should only be prescribed one antibiotic to treat H. pylori.

Answer

Click to Reveal

Please Login or Register to use this feature.

Question 10 

A patient with a peptic ulcer has been diagnosed with H. pylori. The provider has ordered lansoprazole (Prevacid), clarithromycin (Biaxin), and metronidazole (Flagyl). The patient asks the nurse why two antibiotics are needed.
 
  The nurse will explain that two antibiotics
  a. allow for less toxic dosing.
  b. combat bacterial resistance.
  c. have synergistic effects.
  d. improve acid suppression.

Answer

Click to Reveal

Please Login or Register to use this feature.
Explore
Post your homework questions and get free online help from our incredible volunteers.
Learn More
Improve Grades
Help Others
Save Time
Accessible 24/7
  113 People Browsing
Your Opinion
Which 'study break' activity do you find most distracting?
Votes: 162