Question 16 1 / 1 point
Disease states in addition to hypertension in which beta blockade is a compelling indication for the use of beta blockers include:
Question 17 1 / 1 point
Developmental variation in renal function has what impact on prescribing for infants and children?
Lower doses of renally excreted drugs may be prescribed to infants younger than age 6 months.
Higher doses of water soluble drugs may need to be prescribed because of increased renal excretion.
Renal excretion rates have no impact on prescribing.
Parents need to be instructed on whether drugs are renally excreted or not.
Question 18 1 / 1 point
When a pharmacoeconomic analysis looks at two or more treatment alternatives that are considered equal in efficacy and compares the costs of each it is referred to as:
Question 19 1 / 1 point
Allison is an 18-year-old college student with type 1 diabetes. She is on NPH twice daily and Novolog before meals. She usually walks for 40 minutes each evening as part of her exercise regimen. She is beginning a 30-minute swimming class three times a week at 1 p.m. What is important for her to do with this change in routine?
Delay eating the midday meal until after the swimming class.
Increase the morning dose of NPH insulin on days of the swimming class.
Adjust the morning insulin injection so that the peak occurs while swimming.
Check glucose level before, during, and after swimming.
Question 20 0 / 1 point
A woman who is pregnant and has hyperthyroidism is best managed by a specialty team who will most likely treat her with:
Nothing, treatment is best delayed until after her pregnancy ends
Question 21 1 / 1 point
Which of the following is a primary benefit of the use of computerized provider order entry for patient medications?
Reduces time that prescribing drugs takes
Eliminates the need to chart drugs prescribed
Decreases prescribing and transcription errors
Helps keep the number of drugs prescribed to a minimum