Quiz

1. Tolerance to a drug occurs when

(a) a drug is no longer effective.

(b) a person becomes addicted to a drug.

(c) a higher dose is required to achieve the same therapeutic effect.

2. A patient undergoing withdrawal from hashish is treated by

(a) administering a lower dose of hashish.

(b) administering a sedative.

(c) doing nothing.

(d) prescribing exercise.

3. When a patient is withdrawing from LSD,

(a) provide massive doses of tranquilizers.

(b) restrain the patient.

(c) talk down the patient.

(d) isolate the patient.

4. A patient who only takes prescription drugs cannot become dependent on the drug.

5. Some drugs increase a person's performance.

6. Psilocybin is

(a) extracted from Mexican mushrooms.

(b) extracted from coca leaves.

(c) extracted from coca resins.

(d) extracted from the stalk of the coca plant.

7. Prolonged exposure to a drug increases the excretion of the drug from the body.

8. A licensed practitioner can help prevent a patient from becoming dependent on a drug by

(a) using a prescribed management routine.

(b) limiting treatment to one month.

(c) providing the patient with psychological counseling.

(d) All of the above

9. A healthcare professional is ethically expected to report another healthcare professional if there is a suspicion of drug abuse.

10. Some healthcare providers use drugs for recreational purposes.

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