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max duration of therapy for anticoagulants
steroids
CII
CIII-CIV
all others

24 hours
5 days
48 hours
72 hours
7 days

2

Verbal prescriptions for controlled substances (II,III,V) are allowed a ( ) day supply and for IV are allowed a ( ) day supply

5 days supply
30 day supply or 100 units

3

initial opioid prescription is limited to ( ) days

7

4

schedule II drugs are allowed ( ) refills and schedule III-V are allowed ( ) refills

0
5

5

leading zeros and trailing zeros

always use leading zero (0.5 mg)
never use trailing zero (1 mg)

6

what two things are required to be on the rx?

patient name and date of RX

7

decreased total body H20 in elederly leads to....

more concentrated dose

8

decreased sensitivity to B-adrenergic receptors in elderly lead to....

increase dose needed

9

decreased hepatic function in elderly leads to....

increased drug levels

10

increased gastric pH in elderly lead to....

decreased absorption of drugs that require acidic env for absorption

11

best way to determine GFR?

24 urine collection

12

pediatrics show ( ) gastric acidity and ( ) gastric/intestinal motility

decreased both

13

pediatrics show ( ) total body water leading to ( ) protein binding and ( ) amount of fat

increased
decreased both

14

gestational age

time from conception to birth

15

postnatal age

age from birth to present

16

postconceptional age

age since conception to present

17

in general don't give kids <15 ( ) or you risk them getting ( )

aspirin, reye's syndrome

18

1 ml = ( ) drops

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