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National Certified Medical Assistant

NCCT Official Review Book
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What license must a physician have to dispense, prescribe, or administer controlled substances?
narcotics
Physicians with a narcotic license are required to register on june 30 of each year with
drug enforcement Agency
A drug that causes urination is called
diuretic
A drug used to relieve a cough is called a
antitussive
A drug that neutralizes acidity is called an
antiacid
A drug that controls appetite is called
appetite suppressor
A drug used to prevent blood from clotting is called
anticoagulant
A drug used to control temperature is called
antipyretic
A drug taht reduces anxiety is called
tranquilizer
A drug that causes dilation of blood vessels is called a
vasodilator
A drug that decreases congestion is called a
decongestant
A drug that causes the pupil of the eye to dilate is called
mydriatic
A date on a bottle of medication that provides a "use untill" date is the
outdate or expiation date
A drug that increases urinary output is called a
diuretic
A liquid preparation which mixes fine droplets of an oil in water, such as castor oil, is called a
emulsion
Nitroglycerine is used for
treatment of angina pectoris
Hydrocortisone is a drug used to suppress
inflammation
Schedule I drugs include
substances that have no accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse
Schedule IV drugs include
minor tranquilizers and hypnotics that have a lesser potential for abuse
A small adhesive patch or disc used for administration of drugs is called a
transdermal system
The buccal method of administering a drug is done by
placing the medication between the gum and cheek
Oxygen is ordered as percetage of oxygen concentration and its rate of delivery is written as
liters per minute
A drug that produces sleep is called a
hypnotic
An inactive substance substituted in place of the actual drug to satisfy the patient is called
placebo
elixir
elix
emulsion
emul
fluid
fl orfld
ointment
oint, ung
solution
sol
suppository
supp
syrup
syr
tablet
tab
tincture
tinc
intramuscular
IM
injection
inj
Right ear
AD
both ears
AU
drops
gtt
two times a day
bid
when mixing reagents always read the label
twice
of the physician's desk reference is where a medical assistant would be able to locate a medication by brand or generic name.
the pink pages
Medications can be located in the physician's drug reference under all of the following categories Except
composition
The physician has ordered 500 mg. of a medication the amount on hand is 250mg per tablet how many tablets will be given?
2 tab
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?
0.5 because 0.2 equals 200 mg
The physician has odered 50mg of Demerol be given to a patient. The amount of hand is 100mg/ml. How many cc's of Demerol will be injected?
0.5 cc because mg/ml/cc equal the same amount