Navedtra 14295b, Hospital Corpsman: Chapter 18 Pharmacy

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  • 1. 
    What is the study of poisons, their actions, their detection, and the treatment of the conditions produced by them called? (18-1)
    • A. 

      Pharmocognosy

    • B. 

      Toxicology

    • C. 

      Posology

    • D. 

      Therapeutics

  • 2. 
    Pharmacology is a basic medical science that deals with the study of which specialty? 18-1
    • A. 

      Drugs

    • B. 

      Diseases

    • C. 

      Compounds

    • D. 

      Pharmacy

  • 3. 
    What is the study of the action or effects of medications on living organisms? 18-1
    • A. 

      Toxicology

    • B. 

      Pharmacodynamics

    • C. 

      Posology

    • D. 

      Pharmacodynamics

  • 4. 
    The branch of pharmacology that deals with the preparation, dispensing, and proper use of medications is? 18-1
    • A. 

      Toxicology

    • B. 

      Pharmacy

    • C. 

      Pharmacognosy

    • D. 

      Therapeutics

  • 5. 
    What is the study of the uses of medications in the treatment of disease? 18-1
    • A. 

      Pharmacotherapeutics

    • B. 

      Toxicology

    • C. 

      Therapeutics

    • D. 

      Pharmacy

  • 6. 
    What is the study of the uses of medications in the treatment of disease? 18-1
    • A. 

      Pharmacotherapeutics

    • B. 

      Posology

    • C. 

      Therapeutics

    • D. 

      Pharmacodynamics

  • 7. 
    What is the branch of pharmacology that deals with biological, biochemical, and economic features of natural medications and their constituents? 18-1
    • A. 

      Pharmacognosy

    • B. 

      Pharmacy

    • C. 

      Posology

    • D. 

      Pharmacodynamics

  • 8. 
    What provides tests for medication identity, quality, strength, and purity? 18-1
    • A. 

      Drug Information Handbook

    • B. 

      United States Pharmacopedia and National Formulary (USP-NF)

    • C. 

      Drug Facts and Comparisons

    • D. 

      FDA

  • 9. 
    What is the science of treating disease by any method that will relieve pain, treat or cure diseases and infections, or prolong life called? 18-1
    • A. 

      Pharmacotherapeutics

    • B. 

      Toxicology

    • C. 

      Therapeutics

    • D. 

      Posology

  • 10. 
    What did the U.S. Federal Food, Medication, and Cosmetics Act designate as the official reference for medications marketed in the United States? 18-1
    • A. 

      USP-NF

    • B. 

      MANMED

    • C. 

      FDA

    • D. 

      BUMED

  • 11. 
    The actual title of the "blue bible" of pharmacology is? 18-2
    • A. 

      Drug Information Handbook

    • B. 

      U.S. Pharmacopedia and National Formulary (USP-NF)

    • C. 

      HM Manual

    • D. 

      Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy

  • 12. 
    What is the most widely used text/reference in American pharmacies? 18-2
    • A. 

      Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy

    • B. 

      USP-NF

    • C. 

      Drug Facts and Comparisons

    • D. 

      Drug Information Handbook

  • 13. 
    The amount of medication administered is referred to as which of the following? 18-2
    • A. 

      Pill

    • B. 

      Dose

    • C. 

      Unit amount

    • D. 

      Average amount

  • 14. 
    What is the most common factor that influences the amount of medication to be given? 18-2
    • A. 

      Weight

    • B. 

      Gender

    • C. 

      Age

    • D. 

      Route of administration

  • 15. 
    What two primary factors, if any, determine a dose? 18-2
    • A. 

      Sex and age

    • B. 

      Age and weight

    • C. 

      Weight and sex

    • D. 

      None

  • 16. 
    A therapeutic dose is calculated on an average adult male of 24 years who weighs approximately how many pounds? 18-2
    • A. 

      150

    • B. 

      165

    • C. 

      185

    • D. 

      210

  • 17. 
    What is the proper dose in ml of ampicillin for an 8-year old child if the adult dose is 15ml?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      15

  • 18. 
    What is the name of the rule used to determine appropriate dosage of medication based on a child's weight? 18-3
    • A. 

      Clark's Rule

    • B. 

      Young's Rule

    • C. 

      Rule of Nines

    • D. 

      Fried's Rule

  • 19. 
    Determine the appropriate dose in milligrams of medication for a child weighing 30 LBs if the average dose for an adult is 600mg.
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      120

    • D. 

      150

  • 20. 
    In computing the amount of drug to be given to an underweight female, what adjustments to the normal dosage would ordinarily be made? 18-3
    • A. 

      Increase the dosage because of her weight and sex

    • B. 

      Increase the dosage because of her weight but decrease because of her sex

    • C. 

      Decrease the dosage because of her sex and further decrease because of her weight

    • D. 

      Decrease the dosage because of her sex but an increase because of her weight

  • 21. 
    The most common method of administering medications is______? 18-4
    • A. 

      Orally

    • B. 

      Parentally

    • C. 

      Topically

    • D. 

      Intravenously

  • 22. 
    What term is used to define a medication that is placed under the tongue? 18-4
    • A. 

      Suboral

    • B. 

      Submandibular

    • C. 

      Subcavity

    • D. 

      Sublingual

  • 23. 
    What type of medications are introduced by injection? 18-4
    • A. 

      Intravenous

    • B. 

      Intradermal

    • C. 

      Parenteral

    • D. 

      Subcutaneous

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is an example of a drug injected intradermally? 18-5
    • A. 

      Insulin

    • B. 

      Procaine Hydrochloride

    • C. 

      Purified protein derivative

    • D. 

      Testosterone

  • 25. 
    What is the type of medication injected just below the skin's cutaneous layers? 18-5
    • A. 

      PPD

    • B. 

      Insulin

    • C. 

      Penicillin G

    • D. 

      I.V.

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