Pharmacological & Neurophysiological Principles Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The placebo effect occurs in studies to test how well new medications work.

Question 2 2. Drug users that rely on needles may develop flesh eating disease, more technically called:

Question 3 3. Delivery of a drug through the skin is known as:

Question 4 4. You are an anesthesiologist preparing an alcoholic patient for surgery. The patient may be less affected by the medicine because the alcohol is _____ with the anesthetic:

Question 5 5. Why is medication sometimes not the solution for drug dependency?

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Question 6 6. Intravenous drug use:

Question 7 7. A placebo is often used in a blind trial or double-blind trial.

Question 8 8. When someone incorrectly believes he or she is receiving a real treatment and reports an improvement in his or her condition, it is called...

Question 9 9. One reason the placebo effect may occur is...

Question 10 10. You are an ER doctor with a patient suffering from a drug overdose. The antidote is a(n) _____ to the illicit drug the patient took.

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Question 11 11. Why is vasoconstriction potentially so dangerous?

Question 12 12. The placebo effect can occur when you have taken a real medication.

Question 13 13. Swallowing a drug is known as:

Question 14 14. In the movie The Princess Bride, a character is not affected by a poison, because he has been drinking a little of it every day for years, until it doesn't affect him. This is an example of what effect?

Question 15 15. Suppose a person drinks an alcoholic drink and takes one sleeping pill at the same time. Strangely, the person sleeps a full 24 hours instead of the expected 8 hours. What could you assume is the effect of the combination?

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Question 16 16. A similar effect to synergy occurs when a second drug increases the effect of the first in an extreme manner. What is the term for this extreme response by the body?

Question 17 17. What is the relationship between drug abuse, skeletal muscles and acute renal failure?

Question 18 18. Inhalation of the drug implies:

Question 19 19. The lips, inside of the mouth, and inside of the nose contain:

Question 20 20. Cocaine and other drugs may cause a heart attack due to:

Pharmacological & Neurophysiological Principles Chapter Exam Instructions

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