NSG 6005 Week 2 Assignment 2 Quiz Answers

NSG 6005 Week 2 Assignment 2 Quiz Answers

NSG 6005 Week 2 Assignment 2 Quiz Answers

1 .Question : A patient’s nutritional intake and lab work reflect hypoalbuminemia .This is critical to prescribing because:

  • Distribution of drugs to target tissue may be affected
  • The solubility of the drug will not match the site of absorption
  • There will be less free drug available to generate an effect
  • Drugs bound to albumin are readily excreted by the kidney

Question 2 . Drugs that have a significant first-pass effect:

  • Must be given by the enteral (oral) route only
  • Bypass the hepatic circulation
  • Are rapidly metabolized by the liver and may have little if any desired action
  • Are converted by the liver to more active and fat-soluble forms

Question 3 . An advantage of prescribing a sublingual medication is that the medication is:

  • Absorbed rapidly
  • Excreted rapidly
  • Metabolized minimally
  • Distributed equally

Question 4 . Which one of the following statements about bioavailability is true?

  • Bioavailability issues are especially important for drugs with narrow therapeutic ranges or sustained release mechanisms
  • All brands of a drug have the same bioavailability .
  • Drugs that are administered more than once a day have greater bioavailability than drugs given once daily .
  • Combining an active drug with an inert substance does not affect bioavailability .


Question 5 . The route of excretion of a volatile drug will likely be:

  • The kidneys
  • The lungs
  • The bile and feces
  • The skin