Pharm ch 4

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Pharm ch 4
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  1. any systematic error in a measurement process.  one common effort to avoid __ in research studies involves use of blinded study designs.
    Bias
  2. a research design in which the subjects are purposely unaware of whether the substance they are administered is the drug under study or a placebo.  this method serves to minimize bias on the part of research subjects in reporting their body's responses to investigational drugs.
    blinded investigational drug study
  3. a research design in which both the investigator and the subjects are purposely unaware of whether the substance administered to a given subject is the drug under study or a placebo.  this method minimizes bias on the part of both the investigator and the subject
    double-blind investigational drug study
  4. an inactive (inert)substance such as saline distilled water, starch, sugar, that is not a drug but is formulated to resemble a drug for research purposes.
    placebo
  5. the customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a racial, religious, or social group
    culture
  6. the rules of conduct recognized in respect to a particular class of human actions or a particular group
    ethics
  7. relating to or characteristics of a human group having racial, religious, language, and other traits in common
    ethnicity
  8. the study of the effect of ethnicity on drug responses, specifically drug absorption, metabolism, distribution, and excretion - in other words, pharmacokinetics - as well as the study of genetic variations to drugs - pharmacogenetics -
    ethnopharmacology
  9. descendants of a common ancestor; a tribe, family, or people believed to belong to the same lineage
    race

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