Pharmacology 1 Chapter 3

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  1. protection against disease that occurs as a result of coming into contact with an infectious agent or an inactivated part of such an agent administered by a vaccine.
    Active immunity
  2. reaction to a drug that is harmful to the well-being of the patient
    Adverse drug reaction
  3. a disease caused by an allergic reaction
    Allergic disease
  4. A state of heightened sensitivity as a result of exposure to a particular substance.
    allergy
  5. The molecule that an antibody recognizes.
    Antigen
  6. A list of drugs for which monitoring is especially important in elderly patients.
    Beers List
  7. To be placed between the cheek and the gums.
    Buccal
  8. A patient's adherence to the dose schedule and other particular requirements of the specified regimen.
    Compliance
  9. the process which allows a prescriber's computer system to talk to the pharmacy's computer system and the medcation order/prescription is transmitted to the pharmacy.
    E-prescribing
  10. a chemical produced by the body that evokes the symptoms of an allergic reaction and is blocked by antihistamines.
    histamine
  11. the process by which the immune system is stimulated to acquire protection against a specific disease; usually achieved by use of a vaccine.
    immunization
  12. part of a prescription that identifies the name of the drug, the dose, and the quantities of the ingredients.
    inscription
  13. administration of a medication drop by drop.
    Instillation
  14. to be injected into the skin
    intradermal
  15. to be injected into a muscle; abbreviated IM
    intramuscular
  16. to be injected into the spinal column
    Intraspinal

  17. to be injected into the spinal column
    Intrathecal
  18. administration of a medication through a vein, thereby avoiding the first pass effect.
    intravenous
  19. an infection restricted to or pertaining to one area of the body.
    Local infection
  20. the providing of a complete and accurate drug profile to each health care provider who cares for a patient.
    Medication reconciliation
  21. rate of occurrence of a diseased state or condition
    Morbidity
  22. death rate from a particular disease
    mortality
  23. failure to adhere to an appropriate drug regimen.
    noncompliance
  24. not related to disease.
    nonpathologic
  25. to be administered through the eye. 
    ophthalmic
  26. a prescription issued in an institutional setting.
    Order
  27. Administered in the ear
    Otic
  28. administered yb injection rather than by way of the alimentary canal.
    Parenteral
  29. Protection against a disease as a result of receiving antibodies that were formed by another person or animal who developed them in response to being infected with the disease. 
    Passive immunity 
  30. A string of amino acid molecules bound together, usually a fragment of a larger protein molecule. 
    Peptide
  31. Administration of a medication by mouth. 
    Peroral (PO) Oral
  32. the concurrent use of multiple medications.
    Polypharmacy
  33. a direction for medication to be dispensed to a patient, written by a physician or a qualified licensed practitioner and filled by a pharmacist; referred to as an order when the medication is requested in a hospital setting. 
    Prescription
  34. Part of a prescription that provides directions to be included on the label for the patient to follow in taking the medication.
    signa
  35. to be injected into the tissue just beneath the skin. 
    Subcutaneous
  36. to be placed under the tongue. 
    sublingual
  37. pertaining to or affecting the body as a whole. 
    systemic 
  38. concentration of an antibody in the bloodstream.
    Titer
  39. applied to the surface of the skin or mucous membranes.
    Topical
  40. A suspension of disease-causing organisms or fragments of them, administered to induce active immunity to the disease. 
    Vaccine

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