Alcohol & Drug Abuse Nursing Quiz Questions

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Quiz Questions

Total Quiz Questions=12
Mark/Question= 5
Total Marks=70
Best Alcohol and Drug Abuse Questions quizzes. You must try these nursing questions and answers before appearing any nursing interview, staff nurse exam or nursing school exam. It will be helpful for both nurses and student nurses.

1.A nurse is monitoring an 18-year-old who is experiencing heroin withdrawal. What symptoms might the nurse observe?
A. Coma and convulsions
B. Nausea and fainting
C. Yawning, cramps, and diarrhea
D. Seizures, tremors, and tachycardia

2. Prolonged alcohol abuse can result in a severe deficiency in what vitamin?
A. Vitamin C
B. Niacin (B3)
C. Thiamine (B1)
D. Folate

3. Which of the following drugs is considered a central nervous system (CNS) depressant?
A. Cyclobenzaprine
B. All of these
C. Marijuana
D. Alcohol

4. Alcohol abuse-induced thiamine deficiency can cause which of the following?
A. Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome
B. Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome
C. Lewy body dementia
D. Agnosia

5. Which of the following symptoms is most worrisome in a patient undergoing alcohol withdrawal?
A. Delirium tremens
B. Agitation
C. Tachycardia
D. Bradycardia

6. which of the following commonly abused substances?
A. Alcohol
B. Barbiturates
C. Heroin
D. Marijuana

7. A client is on disulfiram (Antabuse), which the client is taking to deter his use of alcohol. What will happen if using alcohol when taking this medication?
a. abdominal cramps and diarrhea.
b. drowsiness and decreased respiration
c. flushing, vomiting, and dizziness
d. increased pulse and blood pressure

8. Which medication is commonly used in treatment programs for heroin abusers to produce a non-euphoric state and to replace heroin use?

a. diazepam
b. carbamazepine
c. clonidine
d. methadone

9. Which of the following is the dangerous complication of inhalant abuse?

a. contracting an infectious disease, such as hepatitis or AIDS
b.recurrent flashback events
c. psychological dependence after initial use
d. sudden death from cardiac or respiratory depression

10. Which of the following withdrawal symptoms are associated with benzodiazepines and barbiturates abuses?

a. Anxiety, tremors, and tachycardia
b. Respiratory depression, stupor, and bradycardia
c. Muscle aches, cramps, and lacrimation
d. Paranoia, depression, and agitation

11. The general classification of drugs belonging to the opioid category is analgesic and………?

A. depressant.
B. hallucinogenic.
C. stimulant.
D. tranquilizing.

12. When a client abuses a CNS depressant, withdrawal symptoms will be caused by which of the following?

A. Acetylcholine excess
B. Dopamine depletion
C. Serotonin inhibition
D. Norepinephrine rebound

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