Exam 2 - Substance Abuse

  1. PCP can be ingested in what forms
    • liquid (for dipping cigarettes or joints)
    • powder for snorting
  2. How is LSD ingested?
    oral / sublingual
  3. Name a treatment for PCP OD?
    charcoal
  4. What is an adverse reaction that affects the muscles?
    Rhabdomyolisis
  5. What is a derivative of PCP that is used as an anesthetic?
    Ketamine
  6. What drug is being used in micro-dosing amounts to treat anxiety?
    LSD
  7. How long does it take for LSD to pass through the body?
    24-36 hours
  8. How is Methamphetamine ingested?
    • dissolved in water or alcohol
    • Smoked
    • inhaled
    • injected
    • orally
  9. S/S of meth user?
    • Meth mouth
    • Skin abcesses
  10. Why is marijuana a concern for adolescents?
    affects the development of the brain (any drug does)
  11. What does marijuana contain more of than cigarettes?
    TAR
  12. Marijuana is thought to calm but what can it increase?
    paranoia
  13. What is the strongest delivery method of marijuana?
    edibles
  14. In the 60's what was the most common anesthetic used?
    cocaine
  15. What is a major complication with pregnant cocaine users?
    placental abruption: hemorrhage, baby lacks O2, death
  16. What is the screening tool used for alcoholism?
    CAGE
  17. When there is an addict everyone in the family is ill. Name some of the parts:
    • Star - addict
    • Enabler - usually the spouse
    • Hero - overachiever - tries to help the family
    • Scapegoat - gets in trouble all of the time
    • Clown - takes attention away from alcoholic
    • Forgotten Child - quiet, blends in (suffers the most)
  18. Why is heroin the best pain reliever?
    it converts to morphine
  19. Heroin causes a rush and overloads the ?
    pleasure center
  20. One big problem with heroin
    you never know what it is mixed or "cut" with
  21. Heroin is also the best ?
    anti-diarrheal
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Exam 2 - Substance Abuse
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