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1

A drug-induced state of calm in which the patient is reluctant to move and is aware of but unconcerned about its surroundings.
a. Sedation
b. Hypnosis
c. Narcosis
d. Tranquilization

d. Tranquilization

2

The term "regional anesthesia" refers to:
a. Loss of sensation in a limited area of the body produced by administration of a local anesthetic or other agent in proximity to sensory nerves
b. Loss of sensation in a small area of the body produced by administration of a local anesthetic agent in proximity to the area of interest
c. Loss of sensation of a localized area produced by administration of a local anesthetic directly to a body surface or to a surgical or traumatic wound
d. A drug-induced sleeplike state that impairs the ability of the patient to respond appropriately to stimuli

a. Loss of sensation in a limited area of the body produced by administration of a local anesthetic or other agent in proximity to sensory nerves

3

A sleeplike state from which the patient can be aroused with sufficient stimulation.
a. Narcosis
b. Sedation
c. Hypnosis
d. Tranquilization

c. Hypnosis

4

The term "balanced anesthesia" refers to:
a. The administration of two or more agents in equal volume
b. Administration of multiple drugs concurrently in smaller quantities than would be required if each were given alone
c. General anesthesia in which the patient's physiologic status remains stable
d. The administration of a local and general anesthetic concurrently

b. Administration of multiple drugs concurrently in smaller quantities than would be required if each were given alone

5

With sufficient stimulation, a patient can be aroused from (more than one answer may be correct):
a. Sedation
b. Narcosis
c. General anesthesia
d. Hypnosis

a. Sedation
b. Narcosis
d. Hypnosis

6

Which of the following statements about anesthesia is/are false (more than one answer may be correct)?
a. Anesthesia agents have wide therapeutic indexes.
b. There is always a risk to patient safety when anesthetics are administered.
c. Most anesthetics cause significant changes in cardiopulmonary function.
d. Administration of anesthetics is routine and thus requires no specialized skills.

a. Anesthesia agents have wide therapeutic indexes.
d. Administration of anesthetics is routine and thus requires no specialized skills.