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Pharm Tech Chapter 1 (pharmacy Health & Care)

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Pharmacy & Health Care -Origins -Medicine Through the Ages -The 20th Century -Pharmacy Today -Computers in Pharmacy

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  • 1. 
    A combination of chemicals into more complex ones, creating a new chemical not found in nature?
    • A. 

      Synthetic

    • B. 

      Pharmaceutical

    • C. 

      Herbal

    • D. 

      Chemistry

  • 2. 
    An authoritative listing of drugs and issues related to their use.
    • A. 

      Pharmacognosy

    • B. 

      Data

    • C. 

      Panacea

    • D. 

      Pharmacopeia

  • 3. 
    Of or about drugs: also, a drug product.
    • A. 

      Meterial medica

    • B. 

      Pharmaceutical

    • C. 

      Pharmacology

    • D. 

      Sythetic

  • 4. 
    A cure-all
    • A. 

      Panacea

    • B. 

      Antibiotic

    • C. 

      Hormones

    • D. 

      Vaccine

  • 5. 
    The study of drug properties, uses, application and effects.
    • A. 

      Pharmacology

    • B. 

      Pharmacopeia

    • C. 

      Materia medica

    • D. 

      Medical dictionary

  • 6. 
    Generally pharmacology, but also refers to the drugs in use.
    • A. 

      Pharmacopeia

    • B. 

      Materia medica

    • C. 

      Pharmacognosy

    • D. 

      Trial studies

  • 7. 
    A substance that acts against a toxin  in the body.
    • A. 

      Antibiotic

    • B. 

      Antiviral

    • C. 

      Antitoxin

    • D. 

      Chemotherapy

  • 8. 
    A substance which harms or kills microorganisms like bacteria and fungi.
    • A. 

      Antibiotic

    • B. 

      Antiviral

    • C. 

      Antichrist

    • D. 

      Antitoxin

  • 9. 
    Chemicals produced by the body that regulate body functions and processess.
    • A. 

      Sweat

    • B. 

      Hormones

    • C. 

      Adrenalin

    • D. 

      Sperm

  • 10. 
    The complete set of genetic material contained in a human cell
    • A. 

      Data

    • B. 

      Human nature

    • C. 

      Human genome

    • D. 

      Blood

  • 11. 
    The study of physical, chemical, biochemical and biological properties of drugs as well as the search for new drugs from natural sources.
    • A. 

      Pharmacology

    • B. 

      Data

    • C. 

      Pharmacognosy

    • D. 

      Materia medica

  • 12. 
    Information that is entered into and stored in a computer system.
    • A. 

      Tweets

    • B. 

      Facebook user name and login

    • C. 

      Personal emails

    • D. 

      Data

  • 13. 
    The first physician known by name was
    • A. 

      Prometheus

    • B. 

      Hippocrates

    • C. 

      Imhotep

    • D. 

      Aesculapius

  • 14. 
    Hippocrates approach to medicine was based on
    • A. 

      Superstition

    • B. 

      Careful observation

    • C. 

      Astrology

    • D. 

      Animal behavior

  • 15. 
    The ancient Greek goddess of Medicinal Herbs was
    • A. 

      Pandora

    • B. 

      Panacea

    • C. 

      Hippocrates

    • D. 

      Euphrates

  • 16. 
    Derived from the bark of the Peruvian tree "JESUIT'S powder" used along with preventive measures, helps keep this disease under control
    • A. 

      Smallpox

    • B. 

      Malaria

    • C. 

      Polio

    • D. 

      Tuberculosis

  • 17. 
    Aspirin is made from salicylic acid from the bark of the _____________   tree?
    • A. 

      Willow

    • B. 

      Cinchona

    • C. 

      Tea

    • D. 

      Fig

  • 18. 
    What was the first effective local anesthetic
    • A. 

      Quinine

    • B. 

      Cocaine

    • C. 

      Heroin

    • D. 

      Morphine

  • 19. 
    Around 3,000 BC who established about 365 herbs that could be used as health treatments by trial and error?
    • A. 

      Imhotep

    • B. 

      Hippocrates

    • C. 

      Aesculapius

    • D. 

      Chinese Emperor Shen Nung

  • 20. 
    The __________ from __________ is an 1100 page scroll document containg about 800 prescriptions using 700 drugs mostly derived from plants
    • A. 

      Pharmacopeia, 2005

    • B. 

      Herbal, 200 B.C.

    • C. 

      Papyrus Ebers, 1500 B.C.

    • D. 

      De Materia Medica, 77 B. C.

  • 21. 
    The first great book of Indian Medicine describing over 500 herbal drugs that had been used for centuries was written in
    • A. 

      500 B.C.

    • B. 

      5000 A.D

    • C. 

      100 A.D

    • D. 

      1000 A.D.

  • 22. 
    The Persian Rhazes who wrote one of the most popular textbooks of medicine in the middle ages was a man of science and?
    • A. 

      An alchemist

    • B. 

      A sorcerer

    • C. 

      A politician

    • D. 

      Of god

  • 23. 
    ________ was a(n) ________ physician who wrote a five volume encyclopedia in ______, one of which was devoted to natural medicines and another compunding drugs from individual medications.
    • A. 

      Li Shi Zen, Chinese, 1580 AD

    • B. 

      Zabdiel Boylston, colonial, 1721 AD

    • C. 

      William Withering, British, 1785 AD

    • D. 

      Avicenna, Islamic, 1000 AD

  • 24. 
    An authoritative listing of drugs and issues related to their use is a(an) ____________.
    • A. 

      Pharmaceutical

    • B. 

      Pharmacology

    • C. 

      Pharmacopeia

    • D. 

      Panacea

  • 25. 
    _______________ showed that heat can be used to kill microorganisms associated with food spoilage.
    • A. 

      Pasteur

    • B. 

      Banting and Best

    • C. 

      Watson and Crick

    • D. 

      Fleming

  • 26. 
    Which substances produced by the body to regulate body functions and processes?
    • A. 

      Hormones

    • B. 

      Antitoxins

    • C. 

      Antibiotics

    • D. 

      Genomes

  • 27. 
    Who Identified the structure of DNA?
    • A. 

      Watson and Crick

    • B. 

      Banting and best

    • C. 

      Serturner

    • D. 

      Koller

  • 28. 
    The pharmaceutical manufacturing industry devotes about ______ of its income to reserch and development
    • A. 

      1/10

    • B. 

      1/6

    • C. 

      1/3

    • D. 

      1/2

  • 29. 
    Who protects against illegal copying of new discoveries?
    • A. 

      Generics

    • B. 

      Brand names

    • C. 

      Patenting

    • D. 

      The FDA

  • 30. 
    The FDA is required to
    • A. 

      Ensure that a drug is safe and effective for its inteded use

    • B. 

      To monitor a drug after it's marketed to ensure it works as intended

    • C. 

      To monitor a drug for any adverse effects

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 31. 
    The length of time from the beginning of development of a new drug to FDA approval is often more than _____ years?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      20

  • 32. 
    In most cases the individual who dispenses the prescribed medication to the patient is the?
    • A. 

      Prescribing physician

    • B. 

      Nurse

    • C. 

      Medical office assistant

    • D. 

      Pharmacist

  • 33. 
    The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA) requires that pharmacist provide
    • A. 

      Counseling services to all patients

    • B. 

      Mail order medication to Medicaid patients

    • C. 

      Counseling Services to Medicaid patients

    • D. 

      HMO coverage to all patients

  • 34. 
    To become a pharmacist in the United States:
    • A. 

      An individual must graduate from an accredited college of pharmacy, pass a state licensing exam, and perform experiential training working under a licensed pharmacist

    • B. 

      An individual must graduate from a non-accredited college of pharmacy and pass a state licensing exam

    • C. 

      No internship experience is required unless the pharmacist intends to practice in community pharmacy

    • D. 

      An individual must graduate from an accredited college of pharmacy and perform an internship working under a licensed pharmacist however no examination is required.

  • 35. 
    The area of greatest employment of pharmacist is
    • A. 

      Hospitals

    • B. 

      Mail order operations

    • C. 

      Community pharmacies

    • D. 

      Managed care

  • 36. 
    The pharmacy technician may find the greatest employment opportunities in
    • A. 

      The hospital setting

    • B. 

      The community setting

    • C. 

      Home health care

    • D. 

      Mail order operations

  • 37. 
    In managed care, care is managed by a(an)
    • A. 

      Patient

    • B. 

      Physician

    • C. 

      Pharmacist

    • D. 

      Insurer

  • 38. 
    Lists of drugs approved for use by managed care organizatons are called
    • A. 

      OBRA

    • B. 

      MAIL ORDER OPERATIONS

    • C. 

      HMO'S

    • D. 

      FORMULARIES

  • 39. 
    Information that is entered and stored into a computer, such as a patients name, is called?
    • A. 

      Product

    • B. 

      Inventory

    • C. 

      Data

    • D. 

      Billing