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Introduction to Pharmacology 12th Edition By Mary Kaye Asperheim – Test Bank

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Introduction to Pharmacology 12th Edition By Mary Kaye Asperheim – Test Bank

Asperheim: Introduction to Pharmacology, 12th Edition

Chapter 9: Drugs that Affect the Skin and Mucous Membranes

Test Bank

MULTIPLE CHOICE

1. An obese diabetic patient says that her doctor has diagnosed her with “intertrigo” and asks what this means in terms of treatment. The nurse explains to the patient that this condition may be treated with an:
a. Oral hypoglycemic agent such as glipizide (Glucotrol)
b. Antihypertensive agent such as captopril (Catapres)
c. Antifungal agent such as clotrimazole (Lotrimin)
d. Antihistamine drug such as diphenhydramine (Benadryl)

ANS: C

Feedback
A Although improved control of blood glucose levels might decrease the risk of fungal infections, this would not be a direct treatment for the condition.
B Blood pressure medications would not have an effect on this condition.
C Clotrimazole is a common antifungal ointment used in the treatment of rashes that appear in skinfolds such as intertrigo.
D Although an antihistamine drug might decrease discomfort from the condition, it would not be a direct treatment for it.

DIF: Cognitive Level: Understand REF: Page 74

2. Tolnaftate (Tinactin) is commonly prescribed for which of the following conditions?
a. Rhinitis
b. Athlete’s foot
c. Motion sickness
d. Pruritus

ANS: B

Feedback
A Tolnaftate (Tinactin) is not used to treat rhinitis.
B Tolnaftate (Tinactin) is commonly prescribed for the treatment of athlete’s foot.
C Tolnaftate (Tinactin) is not used to treat motion sickness.
D Tolnaftate (Tinactin) is not used to treat pruritus.

DIF: Cognitive Level: Remember REF: Page 73

3. Although clindamycin (Cleocin T) is effective against acne lesions, which side effect is commonly a cause for discontinuation of treatment with this antibiotic agent?
a. Anorexia
b. Diarrhea
c. Cough
d. Blurred vision

ANS: B

Feedback
A Anorexia is not a common side effect of clindamycin.
B Clindamycin may cause diarrhea or colitis, conditions that are undesirable side effects for patients using the topical antibiotic drug.
C Cough is not a common side effect of clindamycin.
D Blurred vision is not a common side effect of clindamycin.

DIF: Cognitive Level: Remember REF: Page 77

4. Which of the following patients has increased risk of candidiasis?
a. Teenage girl with anorexia nervosa
b. Hypertensive African-American man
c. Obese woman with diabetes
d. Asian man with prostatitis

ANS: C

Feedback
A An anorexic patient is likely to be underweight and will not have the warm, moist skinfolds that usually harbor candidiasis.
B Hypertension and race are not risk factors for candidiasis.
C The obese woman with diabetes has two risk factors increasing the likelihood that she will develop candidiasis.
D Prostatitis and race are not risk factors for candidiasis.

DIF: Cognitive Level: Understand REF: Page 74

5. Hydrogen peroxide solution should be stored in which of the following after the container has been opened?
a. The refrigerator
b. A sterile box
c. A cool, dark location
d. A warm, moist location

 

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