Exam & Evaluation (Methamphetamine Use: What You Need to Know )
Questions: Please respond to following statements.
An estimated 10.4 million Americans aged 12 or older used methamphetamine at least once in their lifetimes for nonmedical reasons.
All of the following statements are true, except:
Meth is a Schedule II drug because it has a high abuse potential
Meth is prescribed to treat: ADHD, narcolepsy and obesity
Meth is a sympathomimetic amine
AdderallŽ is a brand name of methamphetamine
There are many slang terms used for methamphetamine. Which of the following terms is frequently used?
Females may seek methamphetamine in part for its appetite suppressant effect.
"Ice" is a smokable form of meth.
Meth causes excessive release of dopamine and norepinephrine into the synapse and blocks their clearance by blunting monoamine oxidase.
Meth using youth are twice as likely to abuse other substances.
How long does it take to clear 50% of a methamphetamine dose from the body.
A "cooker" is a term used in meth culture to describe:
A person experiencing meth induced hyperthermia
The person who mixes and heats the chemicals to make meth.
An intravenous user
A meth lab
Safety tips for approaching a "tweaker" include all of the following except:
keep your hands in your pockets
keep the "tweaker" talking
Formication is a form of which type of hallucination?
Compulsion or repetitive behaviors of the meth user are termed:
Cardiovascular effects from meth use include:
Long term effects of meth use include:
Parkinson's like symptoms
A person experienced in maintaining abstinence that provides support during recovery is a:
The nurse's role in recovery includes all of the following except:
Avoiding judgmental behavior
Educating family and client about meth
Reinforcing client's strengths
Setting realistic goals and a timeline for the client's recovery
Depression can result from the depletion of the neurotransmitter dopamine.
Chest pain, palpitations and dyspnea can occur even in healthy young meth users.
Prenatal methamphetamine use is associated with low birthweight.
Current recommended medications for the treatment of acutely agitated patients include all except:
The term describing extrapyramidal symptoms of motor restlessness or intolerance of inactivity is:
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