medical application of cortisone


What is the medical application of cortisone? Cortisone is used to treat:

A. Rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, gastrointestinal disorders, and a variety of skin conditions.

B. Kidney disease, high blood pressure, and osteoporosis.

C. Muscle disorders, tuberculosis, and thyroid disorder.

D. All of the above


Oxygen saturation is likely to be lowest when an asthmatic with a diagnosis of pneumonia is positioned:

A. In a high Fowler position

B. Lying on the left side

C. Lying on the right side

D. Lying supine with the head of the bed flat


Laboratory test results indicative of thrombocytopenia, in addition to a low platelet count, would be:

A. Increased PT

B. Prolonged bleeding time and poor clot retraction.

C. Increased aPTT

D. Decreased RBC count.


The purposes of epinephrine injection include all of the following except:

A. Stabilizing mast cell membranes.

B. Relaxing bronchial smooth muscle.

C. Supporting arterial blood pressure.

D. Blocking histamine receptors.

Therapeutic interventions focused on increasing the oxygen supplied to the heart and decreasing the heart’s demand for oxygen include:

A. Antiplatelet drugs

B. Anticoagulants

C. Morphine sulphate

D. Thrombolytic drugs

An intervention that would contribute toward the healing of a peptic ulcer is:

A. Steroid administration

B. Blocking or neutralizing of acid secretion

C. Surgical removal of the ulcer

D. Intravenous nutritional support

Aspirin and NSAIDs are causative factors for the development of peptic ulcer disease because they:

A. Increase acid secretion

B. Allow proliferation of H. pylori

C. Damage the mucosal barrier

D. Alter platelet aggregation

Your patient is interested in trying medication to improve low mood/depression. All of the following medications might be appropriate except:

A. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors

B. Amitriptyline

C. Serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors

D. Benzodiazepines

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