EXERCISES, LESSON 3
INSTRUCTIONS: The following exercises are to be answered by marking the lettered
response that best answers the question or best completes the incomplete statement or
by writing the answer in the space provided.
After you have completed all the exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at the
end of the lesson and check your answers.
An emetic is best defined as:
a. A chemical agent that will prevent or alleviate nausea and vomiting.
b. A chemical agent that will produce diuresis.
A chemical agent that will control fluid bowel movements.
d. A chemical agent that will cause a person to vomit.
An antidiarrheal is indicated in some instances in which the patient:
a. Has severe diarrhea with resultant fluid loss.
Has soft stool.
Has nausea and vomiting.
d. Has intestinal cramps and stomach pain.
Lomotil is used as a(n):