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The Medical Assistant Study Set 2

Medicine

Quiz 26 :
Principles of Pharmacology

Quiz 26 :
Principles of Pharmacology

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__________ is the study of drugs; the science that is concerned with the history, origin, sources, physical and chemical properties, uses, and effects of drugs on living organisms.
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Certain drugs that are used to ward off or lessen the severity of a disease are called ____________ agents.
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The _________ name of a drug is its official name.
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B

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Schedule _____ includes drugs that have an accepted medical use but with severe restrictions.
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Federal law requires that all controlled substances be
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If you know the brand name of a drug, you would turn to the _________ section of the Physicians' Desk Reference (PDR) to locate the page number where the drug is listed.
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The _____________ dose is the summation of a drug present in the body after repeated doses of the medication.
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Pediatric patients require a ________ amount of a medication than adults.
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The inscription of the prescription
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A(n) _______ is an agent that relieves pain without causing loss of consciousness.
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Xylocaine and Novocain are examples of
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An agent that blocks parasympathetic nerve impulses is known as an
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Warfarin products are examples of
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Aspirin and acetaminophen are examples of
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An agent that lowers the blood glucose level is known as a
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________ effects occur when a drug is absorbed into the bloodstream.
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The medication order is given by the physician for a specific patient and includes the
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Demerol 75 mg, IM, every 4 hours, as needed for severe pain, is what type of medication order?
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The ____________ states the name and dose of the medication ordered in a prescription.
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The ___________ identifies the patient's name and address and gives the date.
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