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(V.1.U1)
1. A specialist who can guide a provider in prescribing drugs is best defined as
A pharmacist
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2. Each medication can be referred to by several names. Which of these drug names is used primarily by chemists
Chemical name
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3. Which statement is true regarding the role of a medical service technician in medication administration?
Technicians are prmitted to administer medications under the supervision of a nurse or physician
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4. The two essential patient history facts that must be obtained and documented before a medication is administered are
alergies and current medication
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5. Patients have legal an ethical rights. Which statement is not considered one fo those "rights" when medications are administered?
Choose the method of administration
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6. Which is not included in the "Five Rights" of medication administration?
Right documentation
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7. What type of medication order states that a medication is to be administrated immediately and only once?
Stat
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8. A provider can initiate a drug order in
two ways
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9. What do many medical treatment facilities use to avoid errors when a drug order is copied?
Computer generated products
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10. Drug administration is controlled primarily by
Federal law
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11. What classification of drugs are not acceptable for medical use?
Schedule I
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12. Narcotics, such as codeine, cocaine, and amphetimines, that have a high potential for abuse but have acceptable medical uses are classified as
Schedule II drugs
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13. What law requires a periodic inventory of all controlled substances?
Controlled Substance Act
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14. Penicillin administered to treat an infection is an example of what category of drugs?
Curative
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15. When a patient has an unusually low response to a drug, the condition is called
Drug tolerance
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16. A patient's weight is a factor in drug action due to
body fat absorption
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17. Why are oral medications that are taken before meals generally faster acting?
Lower digestive system content
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18. Which statement is true regarding how ambient temperature can affect drug action?
Warmer temperatures increase circulation
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19. Which of these is a common reference source for drugs?
PDR
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20. What publication contains a list of locally available medications, recommended dispensing instructions, and administrative guidelines?
Local facility formulary
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21. An oily liquid used o the skin describes a type of medication preparation called a
liniment
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22. A finely ground drug that can be used internally or externally describes type of medication preperation called a
powder
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23. What type of medication is used to prevent or correct irregular heart action?
Anitarrhythmics
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24. What type of medication has a cleansing action that produces watery evacuation of intestinal content?
Cathartics