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National Certified Medical Assistant
What license must a physician have to dispense, prescribe, or administer controlled substances?
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
A drug used to relieve a cough is called a
A drug that neutralizes acidity is called an
A drug that controls appetite is called
A drug used to prevent blood from clotting is called
A drug used to control temperature is called
A drug taht reduces anxiety is called
A drug that causes dilation of blood vessels is called a
A drug that decreases congestion is called a
A drug that causes the pupil of the eye to dilate is called
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
A liquid preparation which mixes fine droplets of an oil in water, such as castor oil, is called a
Nitroglycerine is used for
treatment of angina pectoris
Hydrocortisone is a drug used to suppress
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
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
An inactive substance substituted in place of the actual drug to satisfy the patient is called
two times a day
when mixing reagents always read the label
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
The physician has ordered 500 mg. of a medication the amount on hand is 250mg per tablet how many tablets will be given?
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