Test Bank Administering Medications 8th Edition By Donna Gauwitz A+

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Test Bank Administering Medications 8th Edition By Donna Gauwitz A+

Test Bank Administering Medications 8th Edition By Donna Gauwitz A+

$35.00
Test Bank Administering Medications 8th Edition By Donna Gauwitz A+

1. Which is the definition of the term pharmacology?
A. The body's response to drugs
B. The absorption of drugs
C. The study of drugs
D. The metabolism of drugs

Pharmacology is the study of drugs and their uses.


ABHES: 3. c. Apply various medical terms for each specialty
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Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 12. Describe the relationship between anatomy and physiology of all body systems and medications used for treatment in each
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-01
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Pharmacology

2. Which is the definition of the term pharmacodynamics?
A. The body's response to drugs
B. The absorption of drugs
C. The study of drugs
D. The metabolism of drugs

Pharmacodynamics is the body's response to drugs.


ABHES: 3. c. Apply various medical terms for each specialty
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 12. Describe the relationship between anatomy and physiology of all body systems and medications used for treatment in each
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-01
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Pharmacology

3. Which is the definition of anatomy?
A. The study of the function of body parts
B. The study of the structure of body parts
C. The study of the function of drugs
D. The study of the disease process

Anatomy is the study of the structure of body parts.


ABHES: 3. c. Apply various medical terms for each specialty
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 12. Describe the relationship between anatomy and physiology of all body systems and medications used for treatment in each
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-01
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Pharmacology

4. Which is the definition of physiology?
A. The study of the functions of cells, tissues, and organs of living organisms
B. The study of the structure of body parts
C. The study of the function of drugs
D. The study of the disease process

Physiology is the science that deals with the functions of cells, tissues, and organs of living organisms.


ABHES: 3. c. Apply various medical terms for each specialty
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 12. Describe the relationship between anatomy and physiology of all body systems and medications used for treatment in each
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-01
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Pharmacology

5. Which is the definition of pathology?
A. The study of the function of body parts
B. The study of the structure of body parts
C. The study of the function of drugs
D. BVThe study of the disease process

Pathology is the study of disease processes, including changes in the structure and function of the body.


ABHES: 3. c. Apply various medical terms for each specialty
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 12. Describe the relationship between anatomy and physiology of all body systems and medications used for treatment in each
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-01
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Pharmacology

6. Which is the source of the drug digitalis?
A. A wildflower
B. An animal
C. A mineral
D. Chemicals

Digitalis is a cardiac glycoside used to treat congestive heart failure from the wildflower purple foxglove.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

7. Which is a source of morphine?
A. A plant
B. An animal
C. A mineral
D. Chemicals

Morphine comes from the poppy plant.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

8. Which is a source of heparin?
A. A plant
B. An animal
C. A mineral
D. Chemicals

Heparin, used to reduce the formation of blood clots, is taken from the intestinal lining of cattle and pigs.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

9. Which is a source of Epsom salts?
A. A plant
B. An animal
C. A mineral
D. Chemicals

Epsom salts are minerals used in drug therapy.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

10. Which is the source of Bactrim?
A. A plant
B. An animal
C. A mineral
D. Chemicals

Bactrim is developed through chemical processes and is used in the treatment of urinary tract infections.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

11. Which is an example of a drug or drugs used to prevent disease?
A. Birth control pills
B. Hepatitis B vaccine
C. Antibiotics
D. Chemotherapy

Hepatitis B vaccine is used to prevent disease.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

12. Which is an example of a drug or drugs used to treat disease?
A. Antihistamines
B. HPV vaccine
C. Vitamins
D. Barium

Antihistamines are used to treat allergy symptoms. Benadryl, an example, treats allergy symptoms and motion sickness.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

13. Which is an example of a diagnostic drug?
A. Iodine
B. Iron
C. Magnesium
D. Sodium chloride

Iodine is a diagnostic drug or dye that is used as a contrast medium to show up on fluoroscopes or x-rays.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

14. Which is an example of a drug or drugs used to promote health maintenance?
A. Birth control pills
B. Vitamins
C. Analgesics
D. Antihistamines

Health maintenance helps patients maintain or enhance their current level of health such as vitamins.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

15. Rules that ensure the uniform quality, strength, and purity of drugs are known as:
A. indicators.
B. standards.
C. quality control.
D. quality assurance.

Drugs differ in strength, quality, and purity, depending on how they are manufactured. To control these differences, certain standards have been set up that products must meet.


ABHES: 6. c. 3. Comply with legal aspects of creating prescriptions, including federal and state laws
ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Understand
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
CAAHEP: IX. A. 3. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-03
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Standards

16. Which is an example of a drug or drugs used to cure disease?
A. Antihistamines
B. Analgesics
C. Antibiotics
D. Antihypertensives

Antibiotics cure disease. For example, penicillin cures pneumonia.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

17. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has the responsibility of enforcing:
A. drug patents.
B. drug prices.
C. drug standards.
D. drug abuse prevention.

Drug standards are enforceable by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.


ABHES: 6. e. Comply with federal, state, and local health laws and regulations
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Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: IX. A. 3. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-07
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: You and the Law

18. The official list of drug standards, as recognized by the U.S. government, is contained in the:
A. United States Pharmacopeia/National Formulary (USP/NF).
B. Physicians' Desk Reference (PDR).
C. United States Pharmacopeia Dispensing Information (USPDI).
D. American Hospital Formulary Service (AHFS) Drug Information.

Drug standards are listed in a reference book called the United States Pharmacopeia/National Formulary (USP/NF).


ABHES: 6. c. 3. Comply with legal aspects of creating prescriptions, including federal and state laws
ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
CAAHEP: IX. A. 3. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-03
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Standards

19. Which is the rationale for having drug standards?
A. Drugs differ in strength, quality, and purity.
B. Drugs have several different brand names.
C. Drugs are distributed by many different companies.
D. Drugs are sold by many different stores.

Drugs standards are developed because drugs differ widely in strength, quality, and purity.


ABHES: 6. c. 3. Comply with legal aspects of creating prescriptions, including federal and state laws
ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Understand
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
CAAHEP: IX. A. 3. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-03
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug Standards

20. Which is the drug name that describes the molecular structure of a drug?
A. Chemical name
B. Generic name
C. Official name
D. Brand or trade name

The chemical name describes the chemical composition and molecular structure of a drug.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-04
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Names

21. Which is the official nonproprietary drug name assigned by a manufacturer?
A. Chemical name
B. Generic name
C. Official name
D. Brand or trade name

The generic name is the official, nonproprietary name assigned by a manufacturer.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-04
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Names

22. Which is usually the same as the generic name?
A. Chemical name
B. Generic name
C. Official name
D. Brand or trade name

The official name is the same as the generic name.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-04
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Names

23. Which is also known as the trade, or proprietary, name?
A. Chemical name
B. Generic name
C. Official name
D. Brand name

The trade, or proprietary, name is also known as the brand name.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-04
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Names

24. Which is the name under which a drug is sold by a specific manufacturer?
A. Chemical name
B. Generic name
C. Official name
D. Brand or trade name

A brand- or trade-name drug is sold by a specific manufacturer.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-04
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Names

25. Which drug name is owned by the drug company and may not be used by another company?
A. Chemical name
B. Generic name
C. Official name
D. Brand or trade name

A brand or trade name may not be used by any other company other than the company that owns it.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-04
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Names

26. Nitro-Bid, Nitrong, and Nitrostat are all examples of:
A. chemical names.
B. generic names.
C. official names.
D. brand or trade names.

Nitro-Bid, Nitrong, and Nitrostat are brand or trade names sold under the generic name nitroglycerin.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-04
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Names

27. Which is an example of a brand or trade name?
A. Aspirin
B. Bufferin
C. Acetylsalicylic acid
D. Acetaminophen

Bufferin is an example of a brand or trade name for aspirin.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-04
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Names

28. Which is an example of a chemical name?
A. Aspirin
B. Bufferin
C. Acetylsalicylic acid
D. Acetaminophen

Acetylsalicylic acid is an example of a chemical name.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-04
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Names

29. Which provides information about the drug products of major pharmaceutical companies?
A. Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs
B. United States Pharmacopeia Dispensing Information
C. American Hospital Formulary Service Drug Information
D. Physicians' Desk Reference (PDR)

The Physicians' Desk Reference (PDR) gives information about drug products of major pharmaceutical companies.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-05
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug References
Topic: Preparing Your Own Drug Cards

30. Which term refers to the unintended and undesirable effects of drugs?
A. Interactions
B. Precautions
C. Side effects/adverse reactions
D. Indications

Side effects/adverse reactions are the undesirable effects of drugs.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-05
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug References
Topic: Preparing Your Own Drug Cards

31. Which term refers to the conditions for which a drug is used?
A. Interactions
B. Precautions
C. Side effects/adverse reactions
D. Indications

Indications are the conditions for which drugs are given.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-05
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug References
Topic: Preparing Your Own Drug Cards

32. Which term refers to the undesirable effects produced when drugs are taken with certain foods or other drugs?
A. Interactions
B. Precautions
C. Side effects/adverse reactions
D. Indications

Interactions are the undesirable effects that may occur when drugs are taken with certain foods or other drugs.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-05
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug References
Topic: Preparing Your Own Drug Cards

33. Which term refers to the warnings to consider when administering drugs to patients with specific conditions or diseases?
A. Interactions
B. Precautions
C. Side effects/adverse reactions
D. Indications

Precautions are the warnings that are given when administering drugs to patients with certain conditions.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-05
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug References
Topic: Preparing Your Own Drug Cards

34. Which term defines how a drug works?
A. Indications
B. Action
C. Description
D. Administration

Action is how a drug works.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-05
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug References
Topic: Preparing Your Own Drug Cards

35. Which section of the Physicians' Desk Reference would you consult to match a tablet with its color illustration?
A. Brand and Generic Name Index
B. Product Category Index
C. Product Identification Guide
D. Product Information

The color illustration of a drug is found in the Product Identification Guide of the PDR.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-05
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug References
Topic: Preparing Your Own Drug Cards

36. Which section of the PDR would you use when referencing information about an antihistamine?
A. Brand and Generic Name Index
B. Product Category Index
C. Product Identification Guide
D. Product Information

Information about an antihistamine is found in the Product Category Index in the PDR.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-05
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug References
Topic: Preparing Your Own Drug Cards

37. Which section of the PDR would you use to find detailed information on a drug such as generic and brand or trade names, description, and clinical pharmacology?
A. Brand and Generic Name Index
B. Product Category Index
C. Product Identification Guide
D. Product Information

Generic and brand or trade names, description, and clinical pharmacology on drugs are found in the Product Information section of the PDR.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-05
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug References
Topic: Preparing Your Own Drug Cards

38. Which section of the PDR would you use to reference Tylenol?
A. Brand and Generic Name Index
B. Product Category Index
C. Product Identification Guide
D. Product Information

Tylenol is found in the Brand and Generic Name Index of the PDR.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-05
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug References
Topic: Preparing Your Own Drug Cards

39. In the following PDR entry: TYLENOL SEVERE ALLERGY CAPLETS (McNeil Consumer)¼¼¼322, 1943, the number 322 refers to which section of the PDR?
A. Brand and Generic Name Index
B. Product Category Index
C. Product Identification Guide
D. Product Information

Tylenol Severe Allergy Caplets 322, 1943, the number 322 refers to the Product Identification Guide in the PDR.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-05
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug References
Topic: Preparing Your Own Drug Cards

40. In the following PDR entry: TYLENOL SEVERE ALLERGY CAPLETS (McNeil Consumer)¼¼¼322, 1943, the number 1943 refers to which section of the PDR?
A. Brand and Generic Name Index
B. Product Category Index
C. Product Identification Guide
D. Product Information

Tylenol Severe Allergy Caplets 322, 1943, the number 1943 refers to the Product Information in the PDR.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-05
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug References
Topic: Preparing Your Own Drug Cards

41. Which is the term for printed sheets of information located inside the boxes in which drugs are packaged?
A. PDR supplements
B. Drug cards
C. Package inserts
D. Orange Book

Package inserts are found inside the boxes of drugs and are detailed information on the drugs.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Apply
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-05
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug References
Topic: Preparing Your Own Drug Cards

42. Which law states that only drugs listed in the USP/NF may be prescribed and sold?
A. Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906
B. Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938
C. Drug Regulation and Reform Act of 1978
D. Controlled Substances Act of 1990

Only drugs governed by the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 may be listed in the USP/NF.


ABHES: 6. e. Comply with federal, state, and local health laws and regulations
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: IX. 13. Discuss all levels of governmental legislation and regulation as they apply to medical assisting practice, including FDA and DEA regulations
CAAHEP: IX. A. 3. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-06
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug Legislation

43. Which law states that the federal government must review safety studies on new drugs before they can be put on the market?
A. Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906
B. Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938
C. Drug Regulation and Reform Act of 1978
D. Controlled Substances Act of 1990

Only drugs governed by the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938 may be put on the market because they are studied for safety.


ABHES: 6. e. Comply with federal, state, and local health laws and regulations
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: IX. 13. Discuss all levels of governmental legislation and regulation as they apply to medical assisting practice, including FDA and DEA regulations
CAAHEP: IX. A. 3. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-06
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug Legislation

44. Which law identifies the drugs that are dangerous or subject to abuse?
A. Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906
B. Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938
C. Drug Regulation and Reform Act of 1978
D. Controlled Substances Act of 1990

Drugs that may lead to dangerous abuse are found in the Controlled Substances Act of 1990.


ABHES: 6. e. Comply with federal, state, and local health laws and regulations
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: IX. 13. Discuss all levels of governmental legislation and regulation as they apply to medical assisting practice, including FDA and DEA regulations
CAAHEP: IX. A. 3. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-06
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug Legislation

45. Which schedule of controlled substances contains drugs with the highest potential for abuse?
A. Schedule I
B. Schedule II
C. Schedule III
D. Schedule IV

Schedule I has the highest potential of abuse for controlled substances.


ABHES: 6. e. Comply with federal, state, and local health laws and regulations
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: IX. 13. Discuss all levels of governmental legislation and regulation as they apply to medical assisting practice, including FDA and DEA regulations
CAAHEP: IX. A. 3. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-06
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug Legislation

46. Which agency has the responsibility of enforcing the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938?
A. Food and Drug Administration
B. Drug Enforcement Administration
C. The Federal Trade Commission
D. The Consumer Product Safety Commission

The Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938 is governed by the Food and Drug Administration.


ABHES: 6. c. 3. Comply with legal aspects of creating prescriptions, including federal and state laws
ABHES: 6. e. Comply with federal, state, and local health laws and regulations
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: IX. A. 3. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting
CAAHEP: IX. P. 8. Apply local, state, and federal health care legislation and regulation appropriate to the medical assisting practice setting
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-07
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: You and the Law

47. Which agency has the responsibility of enforcing the Controlled Substances Act of 1990?
A. Food and Drug Administration
B. Drug Enforcement Administration
C. The Federal Trade Commission
D. The Consumer Product Safety Commission

The Drug Enforcement Administration oversees the Controlled Substances Act of 1990.


ABHES: 6. c. 3. Comply with legal aspects of creating prescriptions, including federal and state laws
ABHES: 6. e. Comply with federal, state, and local health laws and regulations
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: IX. A. 3. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting
CAAHEP: IX. P. 8. Apply local, state, and federal health care legislation and regulation appropriate to the medical assisting practice setting
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-07
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: You and the Law

48. Which term describes drugs that have special restrictions as to who can prescribe and sell them and how often they can be prescribed?
A. Controlled substances
B. Over-the-counter (OTC) drugs
C. Prescription drugs
D. Legend drugs

Controlled substances are restricted as to who can prescribe and sell them and how often they can be prescribed.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-06
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Legislation

49. Which is an advantage of synthetically created drugs?
A. Less expensive
B. Fewer side effects
C. Less regulated
D. More effective

Synthetic drugs are less expensive than nonsynthetic drugs.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Understand
CAAHEP: I. C. 12. Describe the relationship between anatomy and physiology of all body systems and medications used for treatment in each
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Difficult
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

50. Which chemical materials, through biotechnology and genetic engineering, are combined to make new drugs?
A. AFP
B. DNA
C. HCG
D. THC

DNA materials are combined through biotechnology and genetic engineering to make new drugs and drug products available.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Analyze
CAAHEP: I. C. 12. Describe the relationship between anatomy and physiology of all body systems and medications used for treatment in each
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Difficult
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

51. Before diagnostic iodine is administered, the patient should be asked if he or she is allergic to which of the following?
A. Gluten
B. Shellfish
C. Penicillin
D. Peanuts

It is critical that the patient is asked if he or she is allergic to shellfish, which indicates an iodine allergy.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 12. Describe the relationship between anatomy and physiology of all body systems and medications used for treatment in each
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

52. Which term describes a drug's desired or predicted physiological response?
A. Therapeutic effect
B. Biological effect
C. Pharmacologic effect
D. Kinetic effect

Therapeutic effect is the term for a drug's desired physiological response.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Analyze
CAAHEP: I. C. 12. Describe the relationship between anatomy and physiology of all body systems and medications used for treatment in each
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Difficult
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

53. Analgesics that are used for pain management in the case of terminal illness are an example of which of the following types of drugs?
A. Diagnostic drug
B. Curative drug
C. Palliative drug
D. Drug used to promote health maintenance

Palliative drugs are drugs used to improve quality of life but not offer a cure for a disease. An example would be pain management controlled by analgesics.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Difficult
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

54. State and federal governments permit, encourage, and even mandate that customers be given which of the following types of drugs?
A. Generic
B. Brand or trade
C. Chemical
D. Synthetic

State and federal governments permit, encourage, and can even mandate that customers be given generic drugs.


ABHES: 6. c. 3. Comply with legal aspects of creating prescriptions, including federal and state laws
ABHES: 6. e. Comply with federal, state, and local health laws and regulations
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Understand
CAAHEP: IX. A. 3. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting
CAAHEP: IX. P. 8. Apply local, state, and federal health care legislation and regulation appropriate to the medical assisting practice setting
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-07
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: You and the Law

55. Which section of the United States Pharmacopeia Dispensing Information contains nontechnical language that is easy for patients to understand?
A. Advice for the Patient
B. Orange Book
C. Approved Drug Products
D. Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs

Advice for the Patient is the section of the United States Pharmacopeia Dispensing Information that has easy-to-understand information for patients using nontechnical language.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Understand
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-05
Level of Difficulty: Difficult
Topic: Drug References
Topic: Preparing Your Own Drug Cards

56. Healthcare workers can save time and find information about medications more quickly when they reference which of the following?
A. Nursing drug reference books
B. Package inserts
C. Physicians' Desk Reference
D. Drug cards

Drug cards provide condensed information about drugs, saving time rather than accessing huge drug references.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Understand
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-05
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug References
Topic: Preparing Your Own Drug Cards

57. The sale of over-the-counter products that contain pseudoephedrine and ephedrine is restricted by which act?
A. Controlled Substances Act
B. Patriot Improvement and Reauthorization Act
C. Drug Regulation and Reform Act
D. Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act

The Patriot Improvement and Reauthorization Act restricts the sale of drugs containing pseudoephedrine and ephedrine.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Analyze
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-06
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug Legislation

58. Under the Controlled Substances Act, which drug classifications cannot be refilled without a new written prescription from a doctor?
A. Schedule I
B. Schedule II
C. Schedule III
D. Schedule IV

Schedule II drugs cannot be refilled without a new prescription under the Controlled Substances Act.


ABHES: 6. c. 3. Comply with legal aspects of creating prescriptions, including federal and state laws
ABHES: 6. e. Comply with federal, state, and local health laws and regulations
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: IX. A. 3. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting
CAAHEP: IX. P. 8. Apply local, state, and federal health care legislation and regulation appropriate to the medical assisting practice setting
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-07
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: You and the Law

59. Prescription drugs are also referred to as?
A. Over-the-counter drugs
B. Diagnostic drugs
C. Legend drugs
D. Palliative drugs

Legend drugs are another name for prescription drugs.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Understand
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

60. Under the Controlled Substances Act, which drug classifications has no accepted medical use?
A. Schedule I
B. Schedule II
C. Schedule III
D. Schedule IV

Schedule I drugs under the Controlled Substances Act have no medical use. Examples are marijuana and LSD.


ABHES: 6. c. 3. Comply with legal aspects of creating prescriptions, including federal and state laws
ABHES: 6. e. Comply with federal, state, and local health laws and regulations
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: IX. A. 3. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting
CAAHEP: IX. P. 8. Apply local, state, and federal health care legislation and regulation appropriate to the medical assisting practice setting
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-07
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: You and the Law

61. The mandate governing childproof drug packaging is enforced by which regulatory agency?
A. Drug Enforcement Administration
B. Food and Drug Administration
C. Consumer Product Safety Commission
D. Federal Trade Commission

The Consumer Product Safety Commission regulates childproof packaging through laws such as the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA).


ABHES: 6. c. 3. Comply with legal aspects of creating prescriptions, including federal and state laws
ABHES: 6. e. Comply with federal, state, and local health laws and regulations
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: IX. A. 3. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting
CAAHEP: IX. P. 8. Apply local, state, and federal health care legislation and regulation appropriate to the medical assisting practice setting
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-07
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: You and the Law


Fill in the Blank Questions

62. The study of drugs and their uses is termed ________________________.
pharmacology

Pharmacology is the study of drugs and their uses.


ABHES: 3. c. Apply various medical terms for each specialty
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 12. Describe the relationship between anatomy and physiology of all body systems and medications used for treatment in each
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-01
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Pharmacology

63. The body's response to drugs is termed ___________________________.
pharmacodynamics

Pharmacodynamics is the study of the body's response to drugs.


ABHES: 3. c. Apply various medical terms for each specialty
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 12. Describe the relationship between anatomy and physiology of all body systems and medications used for treatment in each
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-01
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Pharmacology

64. The study of the structure of body parts is termed ___________________.
anatomy

Anatomy is the structure of body parts.


ABHES: 3. c. Apply various medical terms for each specialty
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 12. Describe the relationship between anatomy and physiology of all body systems and medications used for treatment in each
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-01
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Pharmacology

65. The study of the function of body parts is termed ____________________.
physiology

Physiology is the science that deals with the functions of cells, tissues, and organs of living organisms.


ABHES: 3. c. Apply various medical terms for each specialty
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 12. Describe the relationship between anatomy and physiology of all body systems and medications used for treatment in each
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-01
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Pharmacology

66. The absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of drugs is termed _____________________.
pharmacokinetics

Pharmacokinetics is the study of a drug during absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion.


ABHES: 3. c. Apply various medical terms for each specialty
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 12. Describe the relationship between anatomy and physiology of all body systems and medications used for treatment in each
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-01
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Pharmacology

67. The study of disease processes is termed _____________________.
pathology

Pathology is the study of disease processes.


ABHES: 3. c. Apply various medical terms for each specialty
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 12. Describe the relationship between anatomy and physiology of all body systems and medications used for treatment in each
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-01
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Pharmacology

68. Digitalis, used to treat congestive heart failure, is of _______________ origin.
plant

Digitalis is made from the wildflower purple foxglove and is used to treat congestive heart failure.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

69. Heparin is of __________________ origin.
animal

Heparin is of animal origin, made from the intestinal linings of cattle and pigs.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

70. Iron is an example of a(n) _________________ used in drug therapy.
mineral

Minerals are used in drug therapy. Examples are iron, iodine, and calcium.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

71. Bactrim, used in the treatment of urinary tract infections, is synthesized in the _____________________ through chemical processes.
laboratory

Bactrim is a drug used in urinary tract infections that is synthesized in the laboratory through chemical processes.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

72. Humulin is a(n) ______________________________ drug used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus.
genetically engineered

Biotechnology and genetic engineering combine DNA material from different organisms, making new drugs and drug products available. Humulin insulin is a genetically engineered drug used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

73. Vaccines are an example of the use of a drug for disease ___________________.
prevention

Vaccines inoculate the body against disease microorganisms used in disease prevention.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

74. Vitamins are examples of drugs used to promote __________________________.
health maintenance

Vitamins are drugs used to promote health maintenance. They help keep the body healthy and strong by ensuring that the body systems function normally.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

75. Radiopaque dye, administered to detect gallbladder malfunctions, is an example of the _____________________ use of a drug.
diagnostic

A diagnostic drug is a chemical substance used to diagnose or monitor conditions such as gallbladder diseases.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

76. Antibiotics are used to ____________ diseases.
cure

Certain drugs such as antibiotics are used to cure diseases.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

77. The prevention of pregnancy is possible with the use of _____________________, drugs that control fertility.
contraceptives

Contraceptives are drugs designed to prevent conception.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

78. Aspirin and antihistamines are examples of drugs used to ________________ disease symptoms.
treat

Drugs such as aspirin and antihistamines may be used to treat disease symptoms.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

79. Drugs that improve the quality of life but do not cure or treat the disease are termed ____________________.
palliative

Drugs that improve quality of life but do not cure or treat the disease are termed palliative drugs.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

80. ___________________ are rules ensuring uniform quality, strength, and purity of drugs.
Standards

Standards are rules that ensure uniform quality, strength, and purity of drugs.


ABHES: 6. c. 3. Comply with legal aspects of creating prescriptions, including federal and state laws
ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
CAAHEP: IX. A. 3. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-03
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Standards

81. Drug standards are listed in the ________________________________.

United States Pharmacopeia/National Formulary (USP/NF)


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

82. The molecular structure of a drug is described by its ______________________ name.
chemical

A chemical name describes the chemical composition and molecular structure of a drug. Acetylsalicylic acid is an example of a chemical name.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-04
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug Names

83. The official nonproprietary name assigned to a drug by the manufacturer is its ______________________ name.
generic

The generic name of a drug is also the nonproprietary name assigned by the manufacturer with the approval of the United States Adopted Names (USAN) Council. Aspirin is an example of a generic name.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-04
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug Names

84. The _______________ name of a drug is usually the same as the generic name.
official

The official drug name is usually the same as the generic name.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-04
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug Names

85. The _________________ or _______________ name is the name under which a drug is sold by a specific manufacturer.
brand; trade

The brand or trade name, also called the proprietary name, is the name under which a drug is sold by a specific manufacturer.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-04
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug Names

86. Bufferin is an example of a(n) ______________ or ____________ name for aspirin.
brand; trade

An example of a brand or trade name for Bufferin is aspirin.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-04
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug Names

87. When using the PDR, you would turn to the _________________________ to obtain information about antibiotics.
Product Category Index

The Product Category Index in the PDR includes information on antibiotics such as penicillin.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Understand
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-05
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug References
Topic: Preparing Your Own Drug Cards

88. Actual-sized, colored photos of drugs would be found in the __________________ of the Physicians' Desk Reference.
Product Identification Guide

The Product Identification Guide provides colored photos of drugs arranged alphabetically by manufacturer.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-05
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug References
Topic: Preparing Your Own Drug Cards

89. The law that states only drugs listed in the USP/NF may be prescribed and sold is the ___________________________________.
Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906

The Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 states that only drugs listed in the USP/NF may be prescribed and sold.


ABHES: 6. e. Comply with federal, state, and local health laws and regulations
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: IX. 13. Discuss all levels of governmental legislation and regulation as they apply to medical assisting practice, including FDA and DEA regulations
CAAHEP: IX. A. 3. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-06
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Legislation

90. The _______________________________ spells out regulations concerning the purity, strength, effectiveness, labeling, and packaging of drugs.
Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938

The Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938 spells out requirements concerning the purity, strength, effectiveness, labeling, and packaging of drugs.


ABHES: 6. e. Comply with federal, state, and local health laws and regulations
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: IX. 13. Discuss all levels of governmental legislation and regulation as they apply to medical assisting practice, including FDA and DEA regulations
CAAHEP: IX. A. 3. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-06
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Legislation

91. The law that identifies the drugs that are dangerous or subject to abuse is the ___________________________________.
Controlled Substances Act of 1990

The Controlled Substances Act of 1990 identifies drugs that are dangerous or subject to abuse such as narcotics.


ABHES: 6. e. Comply with federal, state, and local health laws and regulations
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: IX. 13. Discuss all levels of governmental legislation and regulation as they apply to medical assisting practice, including FDA and DEA regulations
CAAHEP: IX. A. 3. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-06
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Legislation

92. The agency that enforces the Controlled Substances Act is the ________________________.
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

The Controlled Substances Act is enforced by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).


ABHES: 6. e. Comply with federal, state, and local health laws and regulations
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: IX. 13. Discuss all levels of governmental legislation and regulation as they apply to medical assisting practice, including FDA and DEA regulations
CAAHEP: IX. A. 3. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-06
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Legislation


Essay Questions

93. Define pharmacology.

Answers will vary

Feedback: Pharmacology is the study of drugs and their uses.


ABHES: 3. c. Apply various medical terms for each specialty
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 12. Describe the relationship between anatomy and physiology of all body systems and medications used for treatment in each
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-01
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Pharmacology

94. Define pharmacodynamics.

Answers will vary

Feedback: Pharmacodynamics is the study of the body's response to a drug.


ABHES: 3. c. Apply various medical terms for each specialty
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 12. Describe the relationship between anatomy and physiology of all body systems and medications used for treatment in each
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-01
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Pharmacology

95. Define anatomy.

Answers will vary

Feedback: Anatomy is the study of the structure of body parts.


ABHES: 3. c. Apply various medical terms for each specialty
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 12. Describe the relationship between anatomy and physiology of all body systems and medications used for treatment in each
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-01
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Pharmacology

96. Define physiology.

Answers will vary

Feedback: Physiology is the science that deals with the function of the cells, tissues, and organs of living organisms.


ABHES: 3. c. Apply various medical terms for each specialty
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 12. Describe the relationship between anatomy and physiology of all body systems and medications used for treatment in each
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-01
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Pharmacology

97. Define pathology.

Answers will vary

Feedback: Pathology is the study of the disease processes.


ABHES: 3. c. Apply various medical terms for each specialty
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 12. Describe the relationship between anatomy and physiology of all body systems and medications used for treatment in each
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-01
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Pharmacology

98. List the major sources of drugs.

Answers will vary

Feedback: The four major sources of drugs are plants, animals, minerals, and chemicals.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

99. Give an example of a drug extracted from parts of plants.

Answers will vary

Feedback: Digitalis is an example of a drug that is made from a plant. It is made from the wildflower purple foxglove.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Understand
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

100. Give an example of a drug of animal origin.

Answers will vary

Feedback: An example of a drug of animal origin is insulin, made from the pancreas of cattle and pigs.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Understand
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

101. Give an example of a mineral used in drug therapy.

Answers will vary

Feedback: Iron, iodine, and calcium are examples of minerals used in drug therapy.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Understand
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

102. List the seven uses of drugs.

Answers will vary

Feedback: The seven uses of drugs are to prevent, treat, diagnose, and cure diseases. They are also used for health maintenance, as contraceptives, and for palliative therapy.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Understand
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

103. Define drug standards.

Answers will vary

Feedback: Drug standards are rules that drugs must meet with regard to strength, purity, and quality.


ABHES: 6. c. 3. Comply with legal aspects of creating prescriptions, including federal and state laws
ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
CAAHEP: IX. A. 3. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting
Est Time: 3-5 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-03
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Standards

104. List four types of names by which drugs are known.

Answers will vary

Feedback: Drugs are known by their chemical, generic, official, and brand or trade (proprietary) names.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-04
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Names

105. Name three drug references.

Answers will vary

Feedback: Three drug references are the Physician's Desk Reference, United States Pharmacopeia Dispensing Information, and Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-05
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug References
Topic: Preparing Your Own Drug Cards

106. Name three major drug laws.

Answers will vary

Feedback: Three major drug laws are the Controlled Substances Act of 1990; the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938; and the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906.


ABHES: 6. c. 3. Comply with legal aspects of creating prescriptions, including federal and state laws
ABHES: 6. e. Comply with federal, state, and local health laws and regulations
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: IX. 13. Discuss all levels of governmental legislation and regulation as they apply to medical assisting practice, including FDA and DEA regulations
CAAHEP: IX. A. 3. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-06
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug Legislation

107. Name the federal agency that enforces the Controlled Substances Act of 1990.

Answers will vary

Feedback: The federal agency that enforces the Controlled Substances Act of 1990 is the Drug Enforcement Administration.


ABHES: 6. e. Comply with federal, state, and local health laws and regulations
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: IX. 13. Discuss all levels of governmental legislation and regulation as they apply to medical assisting practice, including FDA and DEA regulations
CAAHEP: IX. A. 3. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting
Est Time: 1-3 minutes
Learning Outcome: 01-06
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug Legislation

108. In a drug reference, the information under ______________ describes how the drug works.

Action

Feedback: When looking up a drug in a drug reference, the Action section describes how a drug works.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-05
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug References
Topic: Preparing Your Own Drug Cards

109. A drug reference that gives information about the drug products of major pharmaceutical companies is called the _________________________________.

Physicians' Desk Reference (PDR)

Feedback: The PDR gives information about drug products of major pharmacology companies. It lists the description, clinical pharmacology, mechanism of action, indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, adverse reactions, over dosage, dosage, and administration, and how the product is supplied.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-05
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug References
Topic: Preparing Your Own Drug Cards

110. A drug reference that includes state and federal requirements for prescribing and dispensing drugs is called the _________________________________________.

United States Pharmacopeia Dispensing Information (USPDI)

Feedback: The USPDI is a drug reference including state and federal requirements for prescribing and dispensing drugs.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-05
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug References
Topic: Preparing Your Own Drug Cards

111. A drug reference that contains an objective overview, in outline form, of almost every drug available in the United States is called the ___________________________.

American Hospital Formulary Service (AHFS) Drug Information

Feedback: The American Hospital Formulary Service (AHFS) Drug Information contains an objective overview, in outline form, of almost every drug available in the United States.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-05
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug References
Topic: Preparing Your Own Drug Cards


Check All That Apply Questions

112. Which is a major source of drugs?
__X__ Plants
_____ Textiles
__X__ Animals
__X__ Chemicals


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

113. Which is a reason for healthcare workers to be familiar with drug laws?
__X__ To protect them from errors and possible lawsuits
__X__ To be able to educate patients
__X__ To protect the public
_____ To control the high costs of medications
_____ from errors and possible lawsuits, and to educate patients and protect the public. It is not essential that healthcare workers are concerned with controlling the high costs of medications.


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Understand
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-06
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Legislation

114. Which publication is a drug reference?
__X__ Physicians' Desk Reference
__X__ United States Pharmacopeia Dispensing Information
__X__ Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs
_____ Drug Enforcement Administration Source Book


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-05
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Drug References
Topic: Preparing Your Own Drug Cards

115. Which is a parameter regulated by drug standards?
__X__ Drug strength
__X__ Drug quality
__X__ Drug purity
_____ Drug price


ABHES: 6. c. 3. Comply with legal aspects of creating prescriptions, including federal and state laws
ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
CAAHEP: IX. A. 3. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-03
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Drug Standards

116. Which is a category into which all drugs must fall?
__X__ Controlled substances
__X__ Over-the-counter
__X__ Prescription
_____ Health maintenance


ABHES: 6. d. Properly utilize Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), drug handbook and other drug references to identify a drug's classification, usual dosage, usual side effects, and contraindications
Blooms: Analyze
CAAHEP: I. C. 11. Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions
Est Time: 0-1 minute
Learning Outcome: 01-02
Level of Difficulty: Difficult
Topic: Drug Sources
Topic: Drug Uses

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