EXERCISES, LESSON 2
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer the following exercises 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. For each exercise answered incorrectly,
reread the material referenced with the solution.
A purge is:
a. The administration of a cathartic to a patient in order to remove parasites from
the patient's intestines after the patient has taken an anthelmintic drug.
b. A chemical substance used to eradicate or reduce in numbers helminthic
parasites in the intestinal tract or tissue.
A drug used to paralyze intestinal parasites so they can be removed from the
d. The surgical removals of large numbers of intestinal parasites from a patient
after the worms have obstructed the patient's small intestine.
Enterobius vermicularis is commonly referred to as the:
a. Old World hookworm.
Ascaris lumbricoides is commonly referred to as the:
b. Large intestinal roundworm.