MA NCCT Exam Review Administration of Medication 12/2011 part 5/12

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B

What license must a physician have to dispense, prescribe or administer controlled substances?
A. lawyers
B. narcotics
C. Business
D. Occupational

B

Physicians with a narcotics license are required to register on June 30 of each year with:
A. Food and Drug Administration
B. Drug Enforcement Agency
C. American Red Cross
D. American Medical Association

A

A drug that causes urination is called a(n):
A. diuretic
B. emetic
C. cirrhotic
D. esculent

A

A drug used to relieve a cough is called a(n):
A. antitussive
B. bronchodilator
C. antiseptic
D. antitoxin

C

A drug that neutralizes acidity is called a(n):
A. antidiarrhetic
B. antinauseant
C. antacid
D. placebo

A

A drug that controls appetite is called a(n):
A. appetite suppressor
B. appetite stimulant
C. antispasmodic
D. appetite placebo

B

A drug used to prevent blood from clotting is called a(n):
A. anticholinergic
B. anticoagulant
C. antidote
D. placebo

A

A drug used to control temperature is called an:
A. antipyretic
B. antidote
C. anticoagulant
D. analgesic

B

A drug that reduces anxiety is called a(n):
A. diurtic
B. tranquilizer
C. vaccine
D. ointment

A

A drug that causes dilation of blood vessels is called an:
A. vasodilator
B. vasoconstrictor
C. sedative
D. laxative

B

A drug that decreases congestion is called a:
A. suppressant
B. decongestant
C. diuretic
D. sedative

B

A drug that causes the pupil of the eye to dilate is called a:
A. myotic
B. mydriatic
C. placebo
D. vaccine

B

A date on a bottle of medication that provides a "use until"date is the:
A. manufacture's date
B. outdate or expiration date
C. "sell by" date
D. ingredient half-life date

B

A drug that increases urinary output is called a(n):
A. miotic
B. diuretic
C. cytotoxin
D. expectorant

B

A liquid preperation which mixes fine droplets of an oil in water, such as castor oil, is called a(n):
A. solution
B. emulsion
C. elixir
D. tinctures

C

Nitroglycerine is used for:
A. narcotic overdose
B. inflammatory conditions
C. treatment of angina pectoris
D. anti-anxiety muscle relaxant treatment

A

Hydrocortisone is a drug used to suppress:
A. inflammation
B. appetite
C. swelling
D. excretion of urine

B

Schedule I drugs include:
A. miscellaneous mixtures containing limited amounts of narcotic drugs.
B. substances that have no accepted medial use and a high potential for abuse
C. minor tranquilizers and hypnotics that have a lesser potential for abuse.
D. no correct answer

C

Schedule IV drugs include:
A. includes various narcotics such as opium
B. substances that have no accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse
C. minor tranquilizers and hypnotics that have a lesser potential for abuse
D. no correct answer

A

A small adhesive patch or disc used for administration of drugs is called a(n):
A. trans-dermal system
B. reservoir system
C. ointment system
D. epidermis system

A

The buccal method of administering a drug is done by:
A. placing the medication between the gum and cheek
B. inhalation
C. intramuscular injection
D. intravenous solution

A

Oxygen is ordered as a percentage of oxygen concentration and its rate of delivery is written as:
A. liters per minute
B. volume per minute
C. degrees per minute
D. percentage per minute

B

A drug that produces sleep is called a(n):
A. placebo
B. hypnotic
C. antispasmodic
D. diaphoretic

C

An inactive substance substituted in place of the actual drug to satisfy the patient is called a(n):
A. sedative
B. stimulant
C. placebo
D. antiseptic

A

The abbreviation for elixir is:
A. elix
B. exr
C. elx
D. EX

A

The abbreviation for emulsion is:
A. emul
B. eml
C. els
D. EML

A

The abbreviation for fluid is:
A. fl or fld
B. wet
C. flud
D. fuid

B

The abbreviation for ointment is:
A. ont
B. oint, ung
C. ONT
D. cream

A

The abbreviation for solution is:
A. sol
B. slt
c. stn
D. SSN

A

The abbreviation for suppository is:
A. supp
B. supt
C. SSUP
D. SPT

B

The abbreviation for syrup is:
A. sup
B. syr
C. spp
D. syp

D

The abbreviation for tablet is:
A. tbb
B. tsp
C. tbl
D. tab

B

The abbreviation for tincture is:
A. tcc
B. tinc
D. tct
D. tcr

A

The abbreviation for intramuscular is:
A. IM
B. ims
C. IMSC
D. imul

B

The abbreviation for injection is:
A. in
B. inj
C. ing
D. ij

A

The abbreviation for right ear is:
A. AD
B. RE
C. re
D. rter

A

The abbreviation for both ears is:
A. AU
B. BE
C. bthe
D. BERS

A

The abbreviation for drops is:
A. gtt
B. dtt
C. gts
D. dts

B

The abbreviation for two times a day is:
A. tid
B. bid
C. qid
D. qh

D

When mixing reagents always read the label
A. with the doctor
B. with a nurse
C. with magnifying glasses
D. twice

C

The _______ pages of the Physician's Desk Reference is where a medical assistant would be able to locate a medication by brand or generic name:
A. white
B. blue
C. pink
D. gray

D

Medications can be located in the Physician's Desk Reference under all of the following categories EXCEPT:
A. manufacturer
B. generic name
C. classification
D. composition

C

The physician has ordered 500 mg. of a medication the amount on hand is 250mg per tablet. How many tablets will be given?
A. The physician has ordered 500 mg. of a medication the amount on hand is 250mg per tablet. How many tablets will be given?
A. 0.5 tab
B. 1 tab
C. 2 tab
D. 2.5 tab

A

The physician has ordered 0.2 Gm of a medication. The amount on hand is 400 mg tabs. How many tablets will be given to the patient?
A. 0.5 tab
B. 1 tab
C. 2 tab
D. 2.5 tab

A

The physician has ordered 50 mg of Demerol be given to a patient. The amount of hand is 100mg/ml. How many cc's of Demerol will be injected?
A. 0.5 cc
B. 1 cc
C. 1.5 cc
D. 0.25 cc

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