MA Pharmacology

Card Set Information

Author:
beccaiship
ID:
97044
Filename:
MA Pharmacology
Updated:
2011-08-14 15:57:20
Tags:
MA Pharmacology
Folders:

Description:
MA Test Pharmacology section
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user beccaiship on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. What is the study of drugs?
    Pharmacology
  2. What refers to the study of characteristics of natural drugs and their sources?
    Pharmacognosy
  3. What is the study of what drugs do to the body?
    Pharmacodynamics.
  4. The study of what the body does to drugs?
    Pharmacokinetics
  5. The study of how drugs are used to treat disease
    Pharmacotherapeutics
  6. The study of poisons or the poisonous effects of drugs?
    Toxicology
  7. What are examples of plant-derived drugs?
    Digitoxin and quinine
  8. Drugs derived from animal substances?
    Thyroid hormone and insulin
  9. Drugs derived from a mineral source?
    Potassium chloride
  10. Examples of drugs made from bacteria and fungi?
    Cephalosporins and penicillins.
  11. Abbreviation for four times a day
    qid
  12. Predinisone is a drug used in the treatment of
    inflammatory conditions
  13. If the label on a multi-dose vial of medication read 80mg. per cc. and you were to prepare is 20mg injection, you would draw up
    0.25cc
  14. The abbreciation for IMMEDIATELY is
    STAT
  15. The abbreviation for EVERY HOUR is
    Q.H.
  16. The abbreviation for EVERY TWO HOURS is
    Q.2h
  17. The initials PDR stand for
    Physician's Desk Reference
  18. The initials for DEA stand for
    Drug Enforcement Agency
  19. Which of the following refers to the interaction between the drug and target cells or tissues of the body's response?
    Pharmacodynamics
  20. Which of the following must you understand to explain to a patient the reasons for taking a particular drug with food or with plenty of water?
    Pharmacokinetics
  21. Which of the following is the process of converting a drug from its dose form, such as a tablet or capsule, into a form the body can use?
    Absorption
  22. The process by which drug molecules are transformed into simpler products is called
    Metabolism
  23. How the body absorbs, metabolizes, distributes, and excretes a drug is
    pharmacokinetics.
  24. Intradermal injections are absorbed through the
    skin.
  25. Which of the following is affected by disease, a patient's age, genetic makeup and characteristics of a drug?
    Metabolism of a drug
  26. Drugs that are administered intramuscularly are absorbed through the ___?
    Muscle
  27. Most drugs are metabolized in the ____?
    Liver
  28. What is the process of transporting a drug from its administration site to its site of action?
    Distribution
  29. How is a drug eliminated from the body?
    Excretion
  30. Which are of pharmacology is also called clinical pharmacology?
    Pharmacotherapeutics.
  31. What is considered the drug's official name?
    The generic name.
  32. What are examples of Schedule II controlled drugs?
    Demerol and Morphine
  33. Drugs that belong to which schedule of controlled substances have a low abuse potential and are dispensed like other nonopioid prescription drugs?
    Schedule V
  34. What are examples of Schedule III of controlled substances?
    Didrex, Butisol and Virilon
  35. Antitussives and antidiarrheals that contain small amounts of opioids, such as codeine, belong to which schedule of controlled substances?
    Schedule V
  36. What part of the prescription includs the name of the drug and the amount?
    The inscription
  37. Which part of the prescription contains the patient's instructions?
    The transcription.
  38. What would you do to secure the handling of prescription pads?
    Suggest that the physician write prescribed amounts of medication in both numerals and words.
  39. Which of the following would you include when educating patients about drugs?
    Tell the patients whether the drug should be taken with or without food.
  40. The action of anti hypertensive drugs is to
    reduce blood pressure
  41. The action of antipyretic drugs is to
    Reduce fever
  42. Examples of drugs that belong to the drug category of carthatics are
    Ducolax and milk of magnesia
  43. Which drugs belong to the drug category of diuretics?
    Hydrodiuril, Lasix, and Mannitol.
  44. A & P means
    Anterior and Posterior
  45. CA means
    Cancer
  46. Oxygen is abbreviated as
    Ox
  47. FBS is
    Fasting Blood Sugar
  48. QID is
    Four times a day
  49. TID means
    Three times a day.
  50. BID means
    Twice a day
  51. Qd means
    Every day
  52. PRN means
    As needed
  53. PC means
    after meals
  54. What is the abbreviation for last menstrual period?
    LMP
  55. What is the abbreviation for subcutaneously?
    s.c.
  56. What is the abbreviation for right eye?
    O.D.
  57. What is the abbreviation for left eye?
    O.S.
  58. What is the abbreviation for every?
    q
  59. What is the abbreviation for blood pressure?
    B/P
  60. What is the abbreviation for Chief Complaint?
    CC
  61. What is the abbreviation for cardiovascular?
    CV
  62. What is the abbreviation for a hematocrit blood test?
    hct
  63. What is the abbreviation for a hemoglobin blood test
    hgb
  64. What is the abbreviation for carcinoma?
    CA
  65. What is the abbreviation for incision & drainage?
    I&D
  66. What is the abbreviation for temperature when recording vital signs?
    T
  67. What is the abbreviation for water?
    AQ
  68. is the abbreviation for every other day?
    q.o.d
  69. What is the abbreviation for microgram
    mcg.
  70. What is the abbreviation for gonorrhea?
    GC
  71. What is the abbreviation for as needed?
    p.r.n.
  72. What is the abbreviation for nothing by mouth or take nothing by mouth
    NPO
  73. What is the abbreviation DRAM
    dr.
  74. What is the abbreviation for prothrombin time?
    PT
  75. What is the abbreviation for a papanicolaou smear?
    pap

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview