"Pre-Lecture Quiz, Chapter 1, Introduction to Pharmacology"
Pre-Lecture Quiz, Chapter 44, Drugs for Asthma and Other Bronchoconstrictive Disorders True/False 1. In early stages of COPD, clients are likely to need corticosteroid therapy. 2. IV aminophylline is no longer used to treat acute asthma attacks. 3. Bronchodilating and anti-inflammatory drugs can usually be given without adjustments in clients with impaired renal function. 4. Caffeine is considered a xanthine, which has bronchodilating effects similar to those of theophylline. 5. Adrenal insufficency is most likely to occur with local or low doses of inhaled corticosteroids. Fill-in-the-Bank 1. In lung cells, cyclic AMP inhibits release of __________ substances and this indirectly promotes bronchodilation. 2. __________ may be injected subcutaneously in an acute attack of bronchoconstriction. 3. __________ are high-pitched, whistling sounds caused by turbulent airflow through an obstructed airway. 4. Ventricular dysrhythmias or __________ may be the first sign of theophylline toxicity. 5. The two major groups of medications used to treat chronic bronchitis and emphysema is bronchodilators and __________ drugs.