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1) What should the pharmacy technician wear when working in the vertical laminar airflow workbench? Practice p. 306

eye protection, mask, gown, gloves, hair covering

2) Which of the following oral hypoglycemic agents acts by interfering with carbohydrate metabolism and glucose absorption? Pharmacology p.451

...acarbose (precose)

3) What vitamin found in dairy products, liver, and fish oils is also known as retinol? Pharmacology p. 550

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4) What is a laboratory test for rheumatoid arthritis?Pharmacology p. 397

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5) A patient receives 500 mL at a rate of 50 mL/hour using a 10 drop set. What will the drop rate be in gtt/min?Calculations Ref. 7.3

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6) Which of the following anticoagulant drugs is
available in tablet form?Pharmacology p. 361

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7) What is the prototype NSAID?Pharmacology p.
394

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8) An IV is ordered to infuse 75 mL/hour using a 20
drop set. What is the drop rate in gtt/min?Calculations Ref. 7.3

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9) If 50 mg of ranitidine is mixed in 250 mL of D5W
and infused over 60 minutes using a 20 drop set,what is the infusion rate in gtt/min? ]Calculations Ref. 7.4

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10) AWP for a bottle of 100 tablets is $154.80. The
pharmacy pays AWP minus 6% and charges AWPplus 3% plus a $3.50 dispensing fee. What is the pharmacy's profit for 30 tablets?Calculations Ref.9.2

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11) What is defined as a technique that uses living
organisms or parts of organisms for specific purposes?Pharmacology p. 513

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12) Methods of avoiding errors while filling
prescriptions include Practice p. 367

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13) What is the drug of choice for treating an
overdose of acetaminophen (Tylenol)?Pharmacology p. 568

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14) What term is used to describe the excessive
response of the skin to sun in the presence of a sensitizing agent?Pharmacology p. 469

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15) Which of the following should be considered
when starting a new job?Practice p. 412

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16) Which of the following is a laboratory test of
kidney function?Pharmacology p. 311

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17) _____ reproduce by means of spores.Practice
p. 298

XCVGCFGGVJHVG

18) What class of drugs that is used to dissolve
clots must be reconstituted in water and then gently swirled, never shaken?Pharmacology p. 365

XDFDXFG

19) Which of the following sexually transmitted
diseases is caused by a fungus? Pharmacology p. 436

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20) What large molecule is broken down by thyroid
cells to produce thyroid hormones?Pharmacology p. 414

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21) NSAIDs can interact with which of the following
drug classes?Pharmacology p. 398

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22) What is the clinical syndrome resulting from
renal dysfunction called?Pharmacology p. 310-311

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23) By what criterion is dietary fiber
characterized?Pharmacology p. 281

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24) Where do T cells reside?Pharmacology p. 518

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25) Which of the following uses of technology may
prevent medication errors?Practice p. 376-377

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26) What drug is used to treat Hodgkin

disease?Pharmacology p. 525

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27) Extended gastric transit time can lead toPharmacology p. 282

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28) Which of the following skin disorders is not
caused by a viral infection?Pharmacology p. 476

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29) What type of paper should be used for a
résumé?Practice p 421

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30) The pharmacy is having a sale on OTC analgesics. If ibuprofen tablets are originally pric
ed at $1.99, what is the selling price after a 30% discount?Calculations Ref. 9.1

HJ

31) In the hospital setting, medications are administered and monitored byPractice p. 371

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32) Proportionally, who has the highest amount of body water?Pharmacology p. 554

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33) Patients in the intensive care unit are frequently given H2 blockers to prevent the development ofPharmacology p. 274

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34) What nonnarcotic analgesic can be prescribed in the dosage form of gum?Pharmacology p. 393

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35) If 150 mL of D5W with 500 mg of cefazolin is to be infused over 90 minutes using a 20 drop set, what is the drop rate in drops per minute?Calculations Ref. 7.4

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36) The AWP for 60 tablets is $55.48. The pharmacy charges AWP plus 3.5% plus a $5.50 dispensing fee per prescription. What will the patient be charged for 90 tablets?Calculations Ref. 9.2

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37) How many grams of hydrocortisone are in 120 g of a 2% w/w ointment?Calculations Ref. 7.1

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38) An example of inappropriate decorum would bePractice p. 397

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39) Which of the drugs listed below is a monoclonal antibody that binds to tumor necrosis factor (TNF) and is indicated for the treatment of Crohn disease? Pharmacology p. 276

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40) What drug is used to treat chronic keratococonjunctivitis (dry eye)?Pharmacology p. 496

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41) A 1 L bag is running at 130 mL/hour. How many 1 L bags are needed for a 24 hour time period?Calculations Ref. 7.2

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42) The best way of addressing disagreements between an employee and a supervisor is to.Practice p. 412

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43) An oral antibiotic contains 5 g of medication in powder form. The medication must be reconstituted To 250 mg/tsp when the patient arrives. The label says to add 86.3 mL of water. What is the powdervolume?Calculations Ref. 6.3

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44) Embarrassment over private bodily functions by the pharmacy technician isPractice p. 403

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45) Hormone replacement therapy is controversial because it is associated with increased risk ofPharmacology p. 424

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46) Which of the following is a urinary tract infection of the upper tract?Pharmacology p. 318

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47) Certification as a pharmacy technician isPractice p. 414-415

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48) When taking which of the following antibiotics (or combinations) should sunscreen be used?Pharmacology p. 319

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49) The blower in the vertical laminar airflow hood should be _____ when the hood is being cleaned.Practice p. 307

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50) Which drug is a lipase inhibitor used to treat obesity?Pharmacology p. 293

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51) Why do many patients with congestive heart failure resist taking ACE inhibitors?Pharmacology p. 350

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52) T cells and B cells both arise from thePharmacology p. 519

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53) Compared to boiling instruments to sterilize them, using dry heat to sterilize instruments requiresPractice p. 299

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54) Which of the following is a type of sweat gland?Pharmacology p. 468

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55) The lethal dose of aspirin for an adult is usually more thanPharmacology p. 395

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56) Which of the following drugs is used to treat symptoms of organ rejection, although the first dosemay cause severe pulmonary edema?Pharmacology p. 526

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57) An IV bag is running at 50 mL/hour and only has 200 mL in the bag. How long will it last?Calculations Ref. 7.2

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58) What is the most professional way to respond to a caller who is abrupt and commanding?Practice p. 399

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59) Which of the following is a precancerous condition?Pharmacology p. 469

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60) Which of the following skin disorders is a fungal infection?Pharmacology p. 480

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61) What is the most common allergic reaction to a drug?Pharmacology p. 475

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62) If there are 1275 mg of drug in 1 tbsp, what is the percentage strength of the solution?Calculations Ref. 7.1

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63) Which drug used to treat glaucoma may cause light-colored eyes to turn brown?Pharmacology p. 498

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64) What herbal supplement, sometimes referred to as "nature's Prozac," is used for mild-to-moderatedepression?Pharmacology p. 566

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65) What is a danger of using nicotine in combination with estrogen?Pharmacology p. 424

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66) Information about the treatment of a patient's medical condition may be shared withPractice p. 404

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67) Growth hormone Pharmacology p. 454

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68) Which of the following is a characteristic of hyperthyroidism?Pharmacology p. 418

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69) A patient is receiving 25 mEq of KCL in 1000 mL of NS over 15 hours using a 30 drop set. What is the flow rate in milli equivalent per minute?Calculations Ref. 7.3

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70) What term describes a small circular ring of DNA that can be used to transfer a gene to a host cell?Pharmacology p. 513

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71) A(n) ____ solution has a greater number of particles than blood cells have.Practice p. 319

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72) At 1300, an order is written for "Zosyn 3.375 mg IV q6h; first dose now." The initial dose is given at 1600. This is considered a(n)Practice p. 358

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73) What did Robert Koch discover about pathogenic organisms?Practice p. 297

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74) Initial pharmacologic treatment of sun-damaged skin may cause Pharmacology p. 470

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75) Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) is preparedPractice p. 321-323

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76) Seborrhea is a skin condition characterized byPharmacology p. 474

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77) In general, what is the maximum dosage and the number of consecutive weeks that super potent steroids are given?Pharmacology p. 484

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78) The cover letter should be addressed to Practice p. 424

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79) What drug has been used since the seventeenth century and is now used in combination with other drugs to treat malaria?Pharmacology p.297

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80) If a 250 mL minibag is to be administered over 90 minutes using a 20 drop set, how many drops per minute is that?Practice p. 338

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81) The label of a vial states that it contains 1 g in 8 mL. You know that 6.6 mL was added. What was the powder volume?Calculations Ref. 6.3

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82) Which of the following drugs are useful against neoplasms of reproductive tissues?Pharmacology p. 532

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83) If there are 6 g of zinc in 60 g of ointment, what is the percentage strength of the drug in theointment? Calculations Ref. 7.1

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84) The component of an IV set that pierces the port on the IV container is called the Practice p. 335

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85) Which herb might benefit patients with diabetes?Pharmacology p. 564

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86) Which type of stroke involves primary rupture of a blood vessel?Pharmacology p. 366

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87) _____ destroys microorganisms by chemical means.Practice p. 300

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88) Which of these do prescribers sometimes recommend for patients taking methenamine (Cystex, Hiprex, Urex)? Pharmacology p. 319

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89) Care Pharmacy has a contract with ACS HMO for a capitation fee of $250.00 to fill prescriptions for 10 clients. In one month, 7 of these clients filled prescriptions for a total of $825.50. What was the pharmacy's profit?Calculations Ref. 9.2

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90) From the following information, calculate the net profit. Levaquin 500 mg Pharmacy's Purchase Price: $200.00 per 30 tablets Dispense: 7 tablets Cost to Dispense: $3.50 Rx Charge: $72.39 Calculations Ref. 9.1

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91) You are asked to add 60 mEq of potassium chloride (KCl) to an IV bag. Potassium chloride is available as a 2 mEq/mL solution. How many milliliters will you add to the bag? Practice p. 339

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92) What should the pharmacy technician be wearing at all times?Practice p. 390

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93) The cover letter should includePractice p. 423

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94) If 12.5 mEq of electrolytes are added to 500 mL of NS and is infused over 6 hours using a 10 drop set, how many milliequivalents will be infused per drop? Calculations Ref. 7.3

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95) When assisting an older person, it is important to maintain eye contact because the Practice p. 392

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96) What is a sign that inhibiting substances are being removed by dialysis? Pharmacology p. 313

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97) An example of an open-ended question is Practice p. 392

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98) What is required for recertification by the PTCB and the ICPT? Practice p.417

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99) A résumé is useful in Practice p. 421

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100) Which of the following is true regarding large-volume parenterals (LVP)? Practice p. 320

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101) Which group has the highest incidence of urinary tract infections? Pharmacology p. 318

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102) Why is getting the flu vaccine important for pharmacy technicians? Practice p. 303

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103) What drug is used to treat cytomegalovirus (CMV), an inflammation of the retina that is caused by a virus? Pharmacology p. 493

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104) Which immunity process is responsible for organ transplant rejection and hypersensitivity reactions? Pharmacology p. 520

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105) Fluoxetine 20 mg capsules can be ordered in a bottle of 90 capsules. The maximum inventory level is 325 capsules and the minimum level is 60 capsules. If the current inventory is 25 capsules, how many bottles need to be ordered? Calculations Ref. 9.3

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106) What is not one of the processes by which the kidneys produce urine? Pharmacology p. 310

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107) A solution with a tonicity of less than 285 mOsm/L is said to be Practice p. 319

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108) Once the label has been printed, Practice p.365-366 Table 12.4

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109) A patient needs to take 16 mEq of potassium chloride. It is available as 20 mEq/15 mL. How many milliliters does the patient need to take? Calculations Ref. 6.2

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110) What is one strategy that managed care organizations use to apply fiscal conservation? Practice p. 429

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111) The abbreviation KCl represents Practice p. 321 Table 11.1

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112) Approximately what percentage of hospitalized patients have moderate-to-severe malnutrition?Pharmacology p. 559

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113) What is not a potential adverse effect of corticosteroids?Pharmacology p. 443

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114) Which disorder or disease requires muscle relaxants?Pharmacology p. 390

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115) Which of the following drugs is used for chemotherapy-induced emesis and frequently causesheadaches in patients treated with it?Pharmacology p. 290

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116) You add 6.7 mL to a 1.5 g vial to get a concentration of 200 mg/mL. What is the powder volume?Calculations Ref. 6.3

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117) Caution labels applied to a prescription vialPractice p. 368

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118) The direct and indirect costs of medication errors includePractice p. 357

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119) Which of the following best protects a patient's privacy?Practice p. 404

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120) Which class of recombinant DNA drugs is used to influence the bone marrow to produce bloodcells?Pharmacology p. 515

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121) An order arrives for 500 mL NS with 25 mEq KCl to be infused over 6 hours using a 10 drop set. How many milliequivalents per milliliter will be infused?Calculations Ref. 7.3

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122) Which of the following should not be infused though an IV administration set made of PVC?Practice p. 333

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123) What drug is used to treat depression and stress incontinence?Pharmacology p. 316

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124) A receptive employeePractice p. 413

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125) _____ is an example of protected health information (PHI).Practice p. 401

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126) The label of a 2 g vial states that you are to add 82 mL to get a concentration of 100 mg/5 mL.What is the powder volume?Calculations Ref. 6.3

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127) Why are progestins prescribed for some women?Pharmacology p. 423

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128) The _____ is one of the recognized certification exams for pharmacy technicians.Practice p. 417

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129) The number of people that die in the United States each year as a result of medical errors is aboutPractice p. 356

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130) The degree of acidity or alkalinity of a solution is known as itsPractice p. 319

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131) To help protect patient confidentiality when transmitting data electronically,Practice p. 403

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132) Which of the following antihypertensive drugs is also available in a topical form that can be usedTo treat baldness?Pharmacology p. 357

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133) The pharmacy technician may handle customer requests involvingPractice p. 391

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134) How many grams of dextrose are in 550 mL of D10W?Calculations Ref. 7.1

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135) Acute hypoglycemia occurs whenPharmacology p. 445

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136) Personal attention to a customer helps toPractice p. 391

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137) A physician orders 200 mL to be infused over 4 hours using a mini-drip set. What is the drop rate in gtt/min?Calculations Ref. 7.3

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138) Which is correct for preparing a TPN solution?Pharmacology p. 560

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139) _____ is an example of a patient identifier.Practice p. 401 Table 13.1

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140) The pH of blood plasma isPractice p. 319

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141) Xtra HMO pays a capitation fee of $175.00 for 6 patients at Super Pharmacy. Five out of the six patients got prescriptions filled in July for a total of $850.00. How much profit did the pharmacy make?Calculations Ref. 9.2

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142) Closed system transfer devices (CSTDs)Practice p. 324-325

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143) Antimotility medications are used to treatPharmacology p. 279

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144) The pharmacy stocks a 30 g vial of medication. You have directions to add 195 mL in order tohave a concentration of 1 g/9 mL. How many milliliters of diluent need to be added to have a concentration of 1 g/5 mL?Calculations Ref. 6.3

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145) What is a symptom of estrogen deficiency?Pharmacology p. 423

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146) Which disease is a risk factor for heart problems?Pharmacology p. 336

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147) Who should not take a mixed analgesic?Pharmacology p. 396

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148) In preparing an enteral, the pharmacy technician shouldPractice p. 557

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149) Which of the following is true?Practice p. 416-417

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