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Overview of Heparinoid Drugs Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The lab value used to adjust the rate of a heparin infusion is called the _____.

Question 2 2. Heparin is in the drug category of:

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a sign of internal bleeding?

Question 4 4. Which of the following lab tests can help identify a heparin overdose?

Question 5 5. Which of the following explains why heparin is able to prevent activation of fibrinogen to fibrin?

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Question 6 6. Why does inactivation of thrombin prevent blood clots?

Question 7 7. Heparin interrupts the anticoagulation pathway by stimulating coagulation factor _____?

Question 8 8. Heparin depends largely on the _____ system for metabolization and elimination?

Question 9 9. Name two side effects of heparin and enoxaparin.

Question 10 10. Heparin is classified as _____ heparin, and enoxaparin is classified as _____ heparin.

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Question 11 11. As you are getting ready to administer a dose of heparin SQ, you realize that your patient has a history of thrombocytopenia. What should you do next?

Question 12 12. What is the therapeutic level of heparin?

Question 13 13. Name two bleeding disorders that are contraindicated with heparin use.

Question 14 14. How does smoking interact with heparin?

Question 15 15. What are sodium heparin and lithium heparin?

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Question 16 16. When sodium heparin is being formed, a _____ charged heparin molecule is combined with a _____ charged sodium ion.

Question 17 17. One of the severe side effects of heparin is severe pain, bruising, or swelling in the _____, back, or groin.

Question 18 18. Heparin is a blood thinner that is classified as an _____.

Question 19 19. Foods that are high in _____ should be limited when taking warfarin.

Question 20 20. What blood test is done to check the clotting time when taking warfarin?

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Question 21 21. An elderly man who has been in the hospital for two months is getting a central line placed today. It is important to explain to him that the maintenance of this line will include the use of a _____ lock.

Question 22 22. Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia is a decrease in platelets that may ultimately lead to

Question 23 23. Which of the following is considered a serious side effect of anticoagulant therapy?

Question 24 24. Patients taking Coumadin should avoid foods that are high in what?

Question 25 25. The story of Heparin begins in the early 1910's with _____, _____, and _____ discovering three different forms of Heparin?

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Question 26 26. _____ and _____ developed a more cost efficient way to mass produce Heparin in 1949?

Question 27 27. Which of the follow is NOT a consideration for dosing heparin?

Question 28 28. What do petechiae look like?

Question 29 29. Which of the following properties of heparin allow it to bind to its target protein?

Question 30 30. Heparin is most predictable and efficient when administered _____?

Overview of Heparinoid Drugs Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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