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The Pharmacy Technician Workbook: Chapter 12 Self Test
Information
1) ______ literature contains condensed works based on primary literature, such as textbooks, monographs, etc. : Orange
2) OSHA requires pharmacies to have ______ for each hazardous chemical on hand. : manufacturer sheets for documentation of safety
3) ______ summarize(s) information form primary sources for quick reference. : The PDR
4) ______ is an example of a trade journal. : America's Pharmacist
5) ______ is a collection of monographs on commercially available parenteral drugs. : The Merck Index

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The Pharmacy Technician Workbook: Chapter 12 True/False
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1) Primary literature provides the largest amount of and most current source of information. : False
2) Abstracting services are considered secondary literature. : False
3) Drug Facts and Comparisons provides information on prescription and OTC drug products, using comparative tables of therapeutic groups. : False
4) AHFS is a collection of monographs on parenteral drugs. : False
5) Handbook on Injectable Drugs is available from USP. : False

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The Pharmacy Technician Textbook: Chapter 12 Self Test
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1) ______ summarizes information in professional and scientific literature. : Abstracting service
2) Pharmacy technicians find ______ literature the easiest and most convenient to use. : primary
3) The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires pharmacies to have this literature on hand: : Materiel Safety Data Sheets
4) A pharmacy can obtain MSDSs from the local area ______ office. : FDA
5) The general chapers <1> through <999> of the USP-NF are enforced by (the) : DEA

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The Pharmacy Technician: Chapter Twelve Vocabulary Quiz
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1) Primary literature : original reports of clinical trials, research, and case studies; use for the most up-to-date information
2) Secondary literature : general reference works based upon primary literature sources; use to find primary literature
3) tertiary literature : condensed works based on primary literature (e.g., textbooks); use to find background information or summary of information
4) Abstracting services : services that summarize information form various primary sources for quick reference
5) Off label indication : a use of a medication for indication not approved by the FDA

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The Pharmacy Technician Workbook: Chapter 11 Self Test
Factors affecting Drug Activity
1) A potentially fatal allergic reaction is called : anaphylatic shock.
2) Placebo effects can be due to : pregnancy.
3) ______ has decreased elimination in cirrhosis. : Atenolol
4) Hypersensitivity generally happens because a patient develops : anaphylaxis
5) Hepatoxicity is associated with the : central nervous system.

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The Pharmacy Technician Workbook: Chapter 11 True/False
Factors Affecting Drug Activity
1) Physiological changes in pregnancy tend to increase the rate of absorption of drugs. : True
2) Adults experience a decrease in many physical functions between the ages of 30 and 70 years. : True
3) Lower cardiac output in the elderly tends to slow the distribution of drugs. : True
4) Foods containing tyramine, such as aged cheeses, may produce dangerous interactions with some medications. : True
5) Ibuprofen can cause nephrotoxicity. : True

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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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