EXERCISES, LESSON 1
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer the following exercises by marking the lettered response
which best answers the question.
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.
Select the definition of the term antiseborrheic agent.
An agent that dries mucous secretions, shrinks skin, and causes
An agent used to manage a skin condition characterized by a yellowish
and greasy scaling of the scalp and/or mid-parts of the face and ears.
An agent used in the treatment of severe acne and in the removal of
warts or corns.
An agent used in the treatment of acne, eczema, and psoriasis.
Which of the following statements best describes a general consideration
associated with the use of keratolytic agents?
These agents are not to be used on mucous membranes.
These agents sometimes produce a yellowish and greasy scaling around
the mid-parts of the face when they are applied as a treatment for acne.
These agents usually make a person excessively sensitive to the effects
of cold and wind.
These agents are used to damage the cornified layer of skin so that it
will be sloughed off.
Select the correct use of Burow's solution.
An astringent for inflammatory skin conditions.
An agent used in the treatment of seborrheic dermatitis.
An agent used in the treatment of eczema.
An astringent used in the treatment of warts and corns.