3. The primary difference between the digitalizing dose and the maintenance
dose of digitalis is ____________________
a. The digitalizing dose is the first and largest dose given to the patient, while
the maintenance dose is the amount of drug given to the patient on a daily basis.
b. The digitalizing dose is always smaller than the daily maintenance dose
that is given to the patient.
c. The digitalizing dose is the amount of digitalis given to
the patient during the first three weeks of therapy, while the maintenance dose is given
d. The digitalizing dose is given to patients, who have acute CHF, while the
maintenance dose is given to only those patients who must continue to take digitalis for
the rest of their lives.
4. Phenytoin can be administered intravenously (IV) to treat _______________.
Congestive heart failure.
Digitalis induced arrhythmias.
5. Inderal is an agent used in the treatment of hypertension, angina pectoris,