pH NCCT Prep Administration Of Medication

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pH NCCT Prep Administration Of Medication

For every ailment, there are different types of medicine that a patient is given. Pharmacologists are tasked with finding the best combination of drugs and getting a desired effect on a person or animals. The question below is designed for the NCCT prep on administration of medication. Give it a try and see how much you understood. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Medications can be located in the Physician's Drug reference under all of the following categories EXCEPT______
    • A. 

      Generic name

    • B. 

      Composition

    • C. 

      Manufacturer

    • D. 

      Classification

  • 2. 
    The abbreviation for tincture is_______
    • A. 

      Tcr

    • B. 

      Tinc

    • C. 

      Tct

    • D. 

      Tcc

  • 3. 
    The abbreviation for drops is______
    • A. 

      Dtt

    • B. 

      Dts

    • C. 

      Gtt

    • D. 

      Gts

  • 4. 
    The physician has ordered 50 mg of Demerol be given to a patient. The amount of hand is 100mg/ml. How many cc's of Demerol will be injected?
    • A. 

      0.25 cc

    • B. 

      1cc

    • C. 

      1.5 cc

    • D. 

      0.5 cc

  • 5. 
    The abbreviation for fluid is_______
    • A. 

      Fuid

    • B. 

      Wet

    • C. 

      Flud

    • D. 

      Fl or fld

  • 6. 
    Schedule IV drugs include________
    • A. 

      Minor tranquilizers and gypnotics that have a leffer potential for abuse

    • B. 

      Includes various narcotics such as opium

    • C. 

      Substances that have no accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse

    • D. 

      No correct answer

  • 7. 
    A date on a bottle of medication that provides a "use until" date is the______
    • A. 

      Ingredient half-life date

    • B. 

      Outdate or expiration date

    • C. 

      Manufacture's date

    • D. 

      "sell by" date

  • 8. 
    What license must a physician have to dispense, prescribe, or administer controlled substances?
    • A. 

      Business

    • B. 

      Lawyers

    • C. 

      Narcotics

    • D. 

      Occupational

  • 9. 
    A drug that causes the pupil of the eye to dilate is called a ________
    • A. 

      Mydriatic

    • B. 

      Vaccine

    • C. 

      Myotic

    • D. 

      Placebo

  • 10. 
    Physicians with a narcotics license are required to register on June 30 of each year with_______
    • A. 

      American Medical Association

    • B. 

      Food and Drug Administration

    • C. 

      American Red Cross

    • D. 

      Drug Enforcement Agency

  • 11. 
    A drug that causes urination is called a(n)_________
    • A. 

      Diuretic

    • B. 

      Emetic

    • C. 

      Cirrhotic

    • D. 

      Esculent

  • 12. 
    A drug used to relieve a cough is called a(n)______
    • A. 

      Antitussive

    • B. 

      Bronchodilator

    • C. 

      Antiseptic

    • D. 

      Antitoxin

  • 13. 
    A drug that controls appetite is called a(n)_________
    • A. 

      Appetite suppressor

    • B. 

      Appetite stimulant

    • C. 

      Antispasmodic

    • D. 

      Appetite placebo

  • 14. 
    A drug usedf to prevent blood from clotting is called a(n)_________
    • A. 

      Anticholinergic

    • B. 

      Anticoagulant

    • C. 

      Antidote

    • D. 

      Placebo

  • 15. 
    A drug used to control temperature is called an______
    • A. 

      Antipyretic

    • B. 

      Antidote

    • C. 

      Anticoagulant

    • D. 

      Analgesic

  • 16. 
    A drug that reduces anxiety is called a(n)______
    • A. 

      Diuretic

    • B. 

      Tranquilizer

    • C. 

      Vaccine

    • D. 

      Ointment

  • 17. 
    A drug that decreases congestion is called a
    • A. 

      Suppressant

    • B. 

      Decongestant

    • C. 

      Diuretic

    • D. 

      Sedative

  • 18. 
    A drug that causes dialation of vessels is called a______
    • A. 

      Vasodialator

    • B. 

      Vasoconstrictor

    • C. 

      Sedative

    • D. 

      Laxative

  • 19. 
    A drug that increases urinary output is called a(n)______
    • A. 

      Miotic

    • B. 

      Diuretic

    • C. 

      Cytotxin

    • D. 

      Expectorant

  • 20. 
    A liquid preparation which mixes fine droplets of an oil in water, such as castor oil, is called a(n)_____
    • A. 

      Emulsion

    • B. 

      Solution

    • C. 

      Elixer

    • D. 

      Tinctures

  • 21. 
    Nitroglycerine is used for______
    • A. 

      Narcotic overdose

    • B. 

      Inflammatory conditions

    • C. 

      Treatment of angina pectoris

    • D. 

      Anti-anxiety muscle relaxant treatment

  • 22. 
    Hydorcortisone is a drug used to suppress_____
    • A. 

      Inflammation

    • B. 

      Appetite

    • C. 

      Swelling

    • D. 

      Excretion of urine

  • 23. 
    Schedule 1 drugs include______
    • A. 

      Miscellaneous mixtures containing limited amounts of narcotic drugs

    • B. 

      Substances that have no accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse

    • C. 

      Minor tranquilizers and hypnotics that have a lesser potential for abuse

    • D. 

      No correct answer

  • 24. 
    A small adhesive patch or disc used for administration of drugs is called a(n)________
    • A. 

      Transdermal system

    • B. 

      Reservoir system

    • C. 

      Ointment system

    • D. 

      Epidermis system

  • 25. 
    The buccal method of administering a drug is done by_______
    • A. 

      Placing the medication between the gum and cheek

    • B. 

      Inhalation

    • C. 

      Intramuscular injection

    • D. 

      Intravenous solution

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