Flashcards in Corpsman Manual Ch 18 Deck (76)
What is the science dealing with the origin, nature, chemistry, effects, and uses of medications?
What is the branch of pharmacology dealing with biological, biochemical, and economic features of natural medications and their constituents?
What is the branch of pharmacology dealing with the preparation, dispensing, and proper use of medications?
What is the study of the dosages of medicine and medications?
What is the study of the action or effects of medications on living organisms?
What is the study of the uses of medications in the treatment of disease?
What is the study of poisons, their actions, their detection, and the treatment of the conditions produced by them?
What is the science of treating disease by any method that will relieve pain, treat or cure diseases and infections, or prolong life?
What provides tests for medication identity, quality, strength, and purity?
The US Federal Food, Medication, and Cosmetics Act designates the what as the official reference for medications marketed in the United States?
What is the most widely used to text/ reference in American pharmacies?
Remington: the Science and practice of pharmacy
The amount of medication to be administered is referred to as the what?
A therapeutic dose is calculated on an average adult male of 24 years who weighs approximately how many pounds?
What is the most common factor that influences the amount of medication to be given?
What is the most common method of administering medications?
What medications are administered by placing the medication under the tongue?
What medications are administered by placing the medication between the cheek and gum?
What medications are introduced by injection?
What is the medication injected just below the skin's cutaneous layers?
What is the medication injected within the dermis layer of the skin?
What is the medication introduced directly into the vein?
What is the process by which a medication is converted into a fine spray by the use of compressed gas?
To prevent medication errors, there are how many important steps to follow when administering medication to a patient?
What is any chemical substance that has an effect on living tissue but is not used as a food?
Medications are classified according to set criteria and fall into three specific areas: general, chemical, and what else?
What are medications that cause shrinkage of the skin and mucous membranes?
What are bland or fatty substances that may be applied to the skin to make it more pliable and soft?
What are agents that inhibit or suppress the act of coughing?
What reduce congestion and the swelling of mucous membranes?