Magnesium Sulfate Administration Quiz

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Which of the following is NOT an indication for administering Magnesium Sulfate?

Third degree AV block

What is the primary mechanism of action of Magnesium Sulfate in the body?

Calcium channel blocking

Which of the following is NOT listed as an adverse/side effect of Magnesium Sulfate?

Hyperactivity

Why should Magnesium Sulfate be administered slowly?

To minimize side effects

Which electrolyte imbalance can cause refractory ventricular fibrillation?

Hypomagnesemia

In which condition should Magnesium Sulfate be used with caution due to its potential effects on renal function?

Renal insufficiency

Which of the following is an antidote to counteract serious side effects of hypermagnesemia?

Calcium Chloride

Which of the following is a contraindication for administering Magnesium Sulfate?

Known hypocalcemia

What is the main mechanism of action of Magnesium Sulfate as an antiarrhythmic?

Acts as a calcium channel blocker

Which of the following is a potential side effect of Magnesium Sulfate on the central nervous system?

Drowsiness

In hypermagnesemia, which antidote should be available to counteract serious side effects?

Calcium Chloride

What is the duration of action of Magnesium Sulfate?

30 minutes

Which electrolyte imbalance can lead to refractory ventricular fibrillation if left untreated?

Hypomagnesemia

True or False: Magnesium Sulfate primarily acts as a bronchodilator.

False

True or False: Magnesium Sulfate is contraindicated in patients with renal insufficiency.

False

Test your knowledge on the indications, contraindications, and precautions of administering Magnesium Sulfate in various medical conditions. Learn about the appropriate administration methods and potential side effects.

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