Lesson Assignment

LESSON 7 Sedative and Hypnotic Agents.

TEXT ASSIGNMENT Paragraphs 7-1--7-9.

LESSON OBJECTIVES After completing this lesson, you should be able to:

7-1. Given a group of statements, select the best definition of a sedative-hypnotic.

7-2. From a group of statements, select the statement that best describes the mechanism of action of sedative-hypnotics.

7-3. Given a list of possible effects, select the effect(s) produced by sedative-hypnotics.

7-4. Given an effect produced by the sedative-

hypnotics and a group of statements, select the statement that best describes that effect.

7-5. From a list of possible clinical uses, select the clinical use(s) of the sedative-hypnotics.

7-6. From a list of adverse reactions, select the adverse effect(s) associated with sedative-hypnotics.

7-7. From a list of cautions and warnings, select the caution(s) and warning(s) associated with the sedative-hypnotics.

7-8. Given a group of statements and two types of barbiturates (for example, ultra short-acting and short-acting), select the statement which best differentiates between the two types.

7-9. Given the trade name of a sedative-hypnotic agent and a list of generic names, match the trade name with its generic name.

7-10. Given the trade or generic name of a sedative-hypnotic agent and a group of possible clinical uses or side effects, select the use(s) or side effect(s) associated with that agent.

SUGGESTION After studying the assignment, complete the exercises at the end of this lesson. These exercises will help you to achieve the lesson objectives.

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