Tutor profile: Steven R.
Subject: Health and Medicine
10) . Prescribe Pen VK for a 5-year-old child who weighs 45 lbs. The recommended dosage is 25 mg./kg./day in divided doses every 6 hours. Pen VK comes as an oral suspension 125 mg. /5 ml or 250 mg. /5 ml., dispense enough for a 10-day regime.
a) Pen VK oral suspension 125mg./5 ml. * Disp. 200 ml. Sig: Take 1 teaspoonful q6h until gone b) Pen VK oral suspension 125 mg./5 ml. Disp. 200 ml. Sig: Take 1 tablespoonful q6 h until gone c) Pen VK oral suspension 125 mg. / 5 ml. Disp. 150 ml. Sig: Take 2 teaspoonsful q8h until gone d) Pen VK oral suspension 250 mg./5ml. Disp. 100 ml Sig: Take 1 teaspoonful q6h until gone
6) You are administering an Inferior Alveolar Nerve Block, before you can deposit the anesthetic the patient jumps and says that they feel “like an electric shock”. What should be your next step?
a) Deposit the anesthetic, you are right on target b) Remove the needle and reinject in a slightly different location * c) Reschedule the appointment d) Do not remove the needle, redirect the needle slightly and deposit the anesthetic
Subject: Dentistry and Pre-Dentistry
3) According to current thought, what is the mechanism of action related to articaine induced paresthesia.
a) Articaine is a chemical irritant to the nerve trunk b) The concentration of the drug present in the carpule * c) The high lipid solubility of the drug d) The attached benzene ring cause long term nerve depolarization
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