HM Book Chpt 18.txt
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HM Book Chpt 18.txt
HM Pharmacy chp18
Pharmacology is a basic medical science that deals with the study of which specialty?
The branch of pharmacology that deals with the preparation, dispensing, and proper use of medications is?
The actual title of the “blue bible” of pharmacology is?
Remington’s The science and Practice of Pharmacy
The amount of medication administered is referred to as which of the following?
The minimum and maximum amount of a drug required to produce the desired effect is referred to by what term?
What dose refers to the least amount of a drug that can cause death?
The most common factor influencing the amount of drug given to a patient is?
What two primary factors, if any, determine a dose?
Age and weight
What is the proper dose in milliliters of ampicillin for an 8-year old child if the adult dose is 15 ml?
What is the name of the rule used to determine appropriate dosage of medication based on a child’s weight?
Determine the appropriate dose in milligrams of medication for a child weighing 30 pounds if the average dose for an adult is 600 mg?
In computing the amount of drug to be given to an underweight female, what adjustments to the normal dosage would ordinarily be made?
Decrease of dosage because of her sex and further decrease because of her weight
The most common method of administering medications is ________.
What term is used to define a medication that is placed under the tongue?
Which of the following is an example of a drug injected intradermally?
Purified protein derivative
What technique introduces a drug directly into a vein?
In what form are medications introduced into the body through inhalation?
Normally, how many names do medications have?
Which of the following is NOT a way in which drugs are grouped? By chemical, Brand Name, Source or action?
By their source
Aluminum acetate, an astringent, is often used to treat what conditions?
Athlete’s foot , External otitis , Poison ivy
Which of the following is a bronchomutropic agent? Petrolatum, Guaifenesin, Benzoate , Phenol
Which of the following is a characteristic side effect of antihistamines? Nausea, Drowsiness, Uricaria or tinnitus
In conjunction with antacids, which of the following is used to treat duodenal ulcers?
The drug group most often used to treat dyspepsia is?
In addition to being an antacid, magnesium hydroxide may be used as a/an?
The standard by which all other antiseptics are measured is?
The primary pharmacological action of sulfonamides is?
The most common use for systemic sulfonamides is in the treatment of which of the conditions listed below?
Urinary tract infections
Silver sulfadiazine is used almost exclusively in the treatment of?
The drug of choice for uncomplicated group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal pharyngitis is?
Penicillin V Potassium
Patients sensitive to penicillin may also exhibit sensitivity to cephalosporins.
Milk or milk products may interfere with the absorption of which of the following drugs?
Macrolides are effective against which of the following organisms?
Supplemental potassium may be required with which of the following categories of drugs?
The drug of choice for the treatment and management of grand mal seizures is?
Prochlorperizine is used mainly to?
Treat symptoms of nausea and vomiting
Muscle relaxants include all of the following EXCEPT?
Water-soluble vitamins are not excreted in the urine and are stored in the body in moderate amounts.
The vitamin deficiency associated with night blindness is?
The agent used to treat pernicious anemia is?
Cyanocobalamin B 12
Which of the following is the vitamin involved in absorption and use of calcium and phosphorus?
The correct abbreviations for the metric systems of primary units of measure for weight, volume, and linear dimensions are?
g, l, m
Which of the following is equal to one one-hundredth of a liter?
A prescription requires two ounces of a substance supplied in liters. How many milliliters are required to fill the prescription?
You have 360 grams of a compound. If 54 grams of the compound is silver nitrate, what is the percentage strength of silver nitrate?
What drug incompatibility occurs when agents antagonistic to one another are prescribed together?
Eutexia is an example of what type of drug incompatibility manifestation?
A properly administered drug dosage that has an unintended or harmful effect on the patient is the definition of which of the following terms?
What chapter of The Manual of the Medical Department gives guidance on pharmacy operations and drug control?
What DD form is used to prescribe controlled and noncontrolled medications?
In the prescription block of DD Form 1289, what part lists the name and quantity of the ingredient prescribed?
If, in the course of filling a prescription, the HM feels that there may be a discrepancy or incompatibility, the HM should take which of the following actions?
Consult the prescriber to verify the prescription before filling
What types of prescription medications have the potential for abuse?
Noncontrolled , Controlled, Schedule VI All of the above
Which of the following is a Schedule III medication?
What schedule of medications can never be ordered with refills?
How many board members are on the Controlled Substance Inventory Board?
Controlled substances must be inventoried at least?
Undeclyenic acid is used as a/an?