Sedative and Hypnotic Agents.
After completing this lesson, you should be
Given a group of statements, select the best
definition of a sedative-hypnotic.
From a group of statements, select the
statement that best describes the mechanism
of action of sedative-hypnotics.
Given a list of possible effects, select the
effect(s) produced by sedative-hypnotics.
Given an effect produced by the sedative-
hypnotics and a group of statements, select the
statement that best describes that effect.
From a list of possible clinical uses, select the
clinical use(s) of the sedative-hypnotics.
From a list of adverse reactions, select the
adverse effect(s) associated with sedative-
From a list of cautions and warnings, select the
caution(s) and warning(s) associated with the
Given a group of statements and two types of
barbiturates (for example, ultra short-acting
and short-acting), select the statement which
best differentiates between the two types.
Given the trade name of a sedative-hypnotic
agent and a list of generic names, match the
trade name with its generic name.