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The Pharmacy Technician Textbook: Chapter 11 Self Test
Factors Affecting Drug Activity
1) What criteria is commonly used to define the elderly? : age greater than 55
2) Children between the ages of ______ metabolize certain drugs more rapidly than adults. : 0 and 6 months
3) Some drugs given to children require a higher than normal adult dose. Why? : Children have a more rapid renal excretion than adults.
4) The distribution of drugs may be different between men and women due to : normal fluctuations.
5) The placebo effect is a : psychological variable.

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The Pharmacy Technician: Chapter 11 Vocabulary Quiz
Factors Affecting Drug Activity
1) Pharmacogenomics : a field of study that defines the hereditary basis of individuals differences in absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion (the ADME processes).
2) Acute viral hepatitis : an inflammatory condition of the liver caused by viruses.
3) Cirrhosis : a chronic liver disease causing loss of function
4) Hyperthyroidism : a condition in which thyroid hormone secretions are above normal, often referred to as an overactive thyroid
5) Hypothyroidism : a condition in which thyroid hormone secretions are below normal, often referred to as an under-active thyroid

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The Pharmacy Technician Workbook: Chapter 10 Self Test
Basic Biopharmaceutics
1) ______ are drugs that activate receptors to accelerate or slow normal cellular function. : Channels
2) The time between the onset of action the when the MEC is reached by declining blood concentrations is the : duration of action.
3) When studying concentration and effect, ______ is the time MEC is : therapeutic window
4) Most absorption of oral drugs occurs in the : stomach
5) Complex proteins in the live that catalyze chemicals reactions are : enzymes.

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The Pharmacy Technician Workbook: Chapter 10 True/False
Basic Biopharmaceutics
1) Receptors are located on the surfaces of cell membranes and inside cells. : True
2) Like a lock and key, only certain drugs are able to interact with certain receptors. : True
3) Antagonists bind to cell receptors but do not activate them. : True
4) After all receptors are occupied by a drug, its effect can still be increased by increasing the dose. : True
5) A drug's concentration in its blood is not related to its effect. : True

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The Pharmacy Technician: Chapter 10 Vocabulary Quiz
Basic Bio-Pharmaceutics
1) Agonists : drugs that activate receptors to accelerate or slow normal cellular function
2) Antagonists : drugs that bind with receptors but do not activate them. They block receptor action by preventing other drugs or substances from activating them
3) Receptor : the cellular material located at the site of action that interacts with the drug
4) Selective (action) : the characteristics of a drug that makes its action specif to certain receptors and tissues.
5) Site of action : the location where an administered drug produces an effect

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The Pharmacy Technician: Chapter Nine Vocabulary
Parenterals: Compounding Sterile Formulations
1) Aseptic Techniques : Techniques or methods that maintain the sterile condition of products.
2) Hypertonic : When a solution has a greater osmolarity than that of blood.
3) Hypotonic : when a solution has a lesser osmolarity than that of blood.
4) Isotonic : when a solution has an osmolarity equivalent to that of blood.
5) Osmotic pressure : a characteristic of solution determined by the number of dissolved particles in it.

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The Pharmacy Technician Textbook: Chapter 10 Self Test
Basic Biopharmaceutics
1) The place where a drug causes an effect to occur is called the : site of action.
2) When a drug produces an effect, it is acting at a/an ______ level. : tissue
3) Drug action can be determined by the : number of receptors occupied.
4) An agonist will : not bind to a receptor.
5) Blood concentrations are the result of ______ simultaneously occurring processes. : two

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The Pharmacy Technician Workbook: Chapter 9 Self Test
Parenterals: Compounding Sterile Formulations
1) Pyrogens are chemicals that are produced by : coring.
2) A(an) ______ solution has greater osmolarity than blood. : hypotonic
3) Piggybacks usually contain ______ of fluid and are infused over a period of 30-60 minutes. : 50-100 ml
4) When a drug is added to a parenteral solution, the drug is referred to as the ______ and the final mixture is referred to as the ______. : admixture, additive
5) Some examples of syringe tips include : herarin lock and Ringer's solutions.

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The Pharmacy Technician Workbook: Chapter 9 True/False
Parenterals: Compounding Sterile Formulations
1) Otic dosage forms are not required to be sterile. : True
2) 0.9% sodium pH is an isotonic solution. : True
3) Physiological pH is about 7.4. : True
4) Coring is more likely to occur with a 27 gauge needle than a 13 gauge needle. : True
5) Class 2 Type A Biological Safety Cabinets provide the minimum recommended environment for preparing chemotherapy agents. : True

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The Pharmacy Technician Textbook: Chapter 9 Self Test
Parenterals: Compounding Sterile Formulations
1) What does "sterile" mean with regard to an intravenous solution? : All of the above.
2) The purpose of USP-NF <797> is to prevent harm and fatality to patients that can result from : all of the above.
3) Which of the following is not a small volume parenteral (SVP)? : magnesium sulfate, 4 g in 100 ml D5W
4) Irrigation solutions are administered : by pouring them out of the bottle.
5) Which is part of an administration set is used to set the flow rate? : needle adapter

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The Pharmacy Technician: Chapter 9 Vocabulary Quiz
Parenterals: Compounding Sterile Formulations
1) Aseptic Techniques : Techniques or methods that maintain the sterile condition of products.
2) Hypertonic : When a solution has a greater osmolarity than that of blood.
3) Hypotonic : when a solution has a lesser osmolarity than that of blood.
4) Isotonic : when a solution has an osmolarity equivalent to that of blood.
5) Osmotic pressure : a characteristic of solution determined by the number of dissolved particles in it.

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The Pharmacy Technician Workbook: Chapter 8 Self Test
Compounding
1) Establishes standards of quality, strength, purity, packaging, and labeling for compounded medications: : USP-NF
2) The storage temperature definition for a freezer is : -30 C to 0 C.
3) The minimum weigh-able quantity for a class A balance is : 120 mg.
4) Metric weights used for weighing ingredients using a class A balance should be handled with : water.
5) Quantities less than 120 mg : may be measured using a class A balance.

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