pharmacology 5

  1. The somatic portion of the nervous system controls which of the following?

    a.

    Heart muscle

    b.

    Glandular secretion

    c.

    Skeletal muscle

    d.

    Smooth airway muscle
    Skeletal muscle
  2. How is the neurotransmitter acetylcholine inactivated at the parasympathetic terminal receptor site?

    a.

    By the enzyme catechol O-methyltransferase (COMT)

    b.

    By the reuptake process

    c.

    By the enzyme cholinesterase

    d.

    By the enzyme monoamine oxidase (MAO)
    By the enzyme cholinesterase
  3. You administer an inhaled bronchodilator that is known to have adrenergic side effects. What cardiovascular clinical effect should you watch for in your patient?

    a.

    Bradycardia

    b.

    Tachycardia

    c.

    Bradypnea

    d.

    Tachypnea
    b. tachycardia
  4. Following administration of a dose of atropine to your patient, which of the following effects are not likely to occur?

    a.

    Dry mouth

    b.

    Decreased mucus production

    c.

    Bronchial constriction

    d.

    Increased heart rate
    C. bronchialconstricrtion
  5. As a practitioner, you would expect which parts of the physical examination to be affected by a dose of atropine or other parasympatholytic agent?

    a.

    Gastrointestinal examination

    b.

    Neurologic examination

    c.

    Cardiac examination

    d.

    All of the above
    d all of the above
  6. What is the adrenergic effect on bronchial smooth muscle?

    a.

    Constriction

    b.

    Dilation (relaxation)

    c.

    Both

    d.

    Neither
    dialation
  7. Your patient is accidentally given a large dose of a parasympathomimetic drug. What side effects of parasympathetic overstimulation do you expect to see?
    Salivation
    Lacrimation
    Urination
    Defecation
    all
  8. After administering a sympathomimetic drug to your patient, in what areas would you expect to see an upward trend?
    Heart rate
    Blood pressure
    Blood glucose

     

    a.

    1 only

    b.

    1 and 2 only

    c.

    1 and 3 only

    d.

    1, 2, and 3
    D. 1,2 and 3
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