Chapter 25 Pharmacology and Medication Administration
Terms in this set (25)
The agency that controls who may administer and use specific drugs is the:
Which of the following is not included in the "rights" of drug administration?
Drugs that can be purchased over the counter are classified as schedule:
Paternal administration of medication generally means that the medication is:
To convert grams to milligrams:
multiply by 1,000
Information found on a prescription includes the following EXCEPT:
patient's date of birth
Which of the following is an appropriate task for a medical assistant or administrative medical specialist?
Call a drug renewal to a pharmacy
The prescription directions "ii gtt q4h" mean:
two drops every four hours
Which of the following classifications of medication is used to control high blood pressure?
Of the following drugs, which one can be dispensed only with a written prescription?
The method of administration of medication under the tongue is:
The physician orders 300 mg of medication tid x 10 days. The medication is available in 150-mg capsules. How many capsules will the patient need to complete the course of therapy?
The agency that controls the drugs that are acceptable for safe use and sale in the United States is the:
The equivalent of 5 cubic centimeters is:
The physician orders 2.5 mg of Compazine, IM. Available is Compazine 5 mg/mL provided in a 10-mL multidose vial. How many milliliters will you give the patient?
The classification of drugs that prevent or decrease clotting is:
The proper angle of the needle to the skin when administering an intramuscular injection is:
The muscle used for injection in the thigh is the
Which of the following is proper technique when administering a tuberculin skin test?
Leave the injection site uncovered
The physician orders ampicillin 0.5Gm. Available is ampicillin 250mg/mL. How many milliliters will you give the patient?
A subcutaneous injection is injected ito:
A solution administered through the ID method is:
Imferon, an iron preparation, is administered by which method?
A subcutaneous injection is given using which technique?
45 degree angle, 25-gauge needle
The reason for aspirating before injecting a medication is to ensure that the:
needle is not in a blood vessel