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1

What substance is administrated for the dx, cure, TX, or relief of a symptom or for the prevention of a disease:

medication

2

The written direction of the preparation and administration of a medication is called:

Rx

3

The study of the effect of drugs on living organisms is called:

pharmocolgy

4

The art of preparing, compounding, and dispensing drugs is called:

pharmacy

5

A liquid, powder, or foam deposited in a thin layer on the skin by air pressure is what type of drug:

aerosol spray or foam

6

One or more drugs dissolved in water is what type of drug:

aqueous solution

7

One or more drugs finely divided in a liquid such as water is what type of drug:

aqueous suspension

8

A solid form, that's shaped like a capsule, coated and easily swallowed is what type of drug:

caplet

9

A gelatinous container to hold a drug in powder, liquid, or oil form is what type of drug:

capsule

10

A non-greasy, semisolid preparation used on the skin is what type of drug:

cream

11

A sweetened and aromatic solution of alcohol used as a vehicle for medicinal agents is what type of drug:

Elix

12

A concentrated form of a drug made from vegetable or animals is what type of drug:

extract

13

A clear or translucent semisolid that liquifies when applied to the skin is what type of drug:

gel or jelly

14

A medication in a liquid suspension applied to the skin is what type of drug:

lotion

15

One or more drugs mixed with a cohesive material, in oval, round, flattened shapes is what type of drug:

pill

16

A powdered drug compressed into a hard small disc; some are readily broken along a scored line; others are enteric coated to prevent them from dissolving in the stomach is what type of drug:

tablet

17

How would you administer a sublingual drug:

Place drug underneath the tongue

18

How would you administer a buccal drug:

Have pt place drug in the inside of their cheek

19

A drug administrated route that does not involve the alimentary or respiratory tract (needle) is called:

parenteral route

20

A parenteral route that goes into the subcutaneous tissue just below the skin is known as:

subcutaneous (hypodermic)

21

The parenteral route that goes into the muscle is known as:

intramuscular (IM)

22

The parenteral route that goes under the epidermis (into the dermis) is called:

intradermal (ID)

23

The parenteral route that goes into a vein is called:

Intravenous (IV)

24

A medication that's to be given immediately and only once is called:

stat order

25

A medication that's to be given once at a specific time is called:

single order

26

A medication that may or may not have a termination order, that may be given indefinitely until the order is written to be canceled is called:

standing order

27

A medication that's given when, in the nsg's judgment, a pt requires it is called:

prn order

28

What are the five rights of medication:

Right med, right dose, right pt, right time, right route

29

The larger the guage number of the needle, the...

...the smaller the diameter of the needle

30

When using an ample to withdraw medication, what needle am I to use:

I'm to use a filtered needle as there might be glass in the ample.