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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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The Pharmacy Technician Workbook: Chapter 8 True/False
Compounding
1) Compounding must always be done upon receipt of a prescription, never in advance. : False
2) Protect from freezing means to store above 0 C. : False
3) Cylindrical graduates are more accurate than conical ones. : True
4) Erlenmeyer flasks are not volumetric glassware. : True
5) Disposable syringes are generally used for measuring small volumes. : True

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The Pharmacy Technician Textbook: Chapter 8 Self Test Quiz
Compounding
1) ______ is the on-demand preparation of a drug product according to a physician's prescription. : Spatulation
2) Chapter <795> of the USP-NF deals with : containers used to package compounded formulations.
3) The documentation that addresses step-by-step written instructions for conducting specific activities in a compounding pharmacy is the : formulation record.
4) What factor(s) affect (s) the beyond-use date of a compounded preparation? : whether it is a solid formulation
5) Class A torsion balances have : less than a 5% error when weighing 120 mg.

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The Pharmacy Technician Textbook: Chapter 8 Vocabulary Quiz
Compounding
1) Chapter <795> : regulations from USP-NF pertaining to compounding non-sterile formulations
2) Chapter <797> : regulations from USP-NF pertaining to compounding sterile formulations.
3) Compounding Record : a record of what actually happened when the formulation was compounded
4) Formulation Record : formulas and procedures (i.e., recipes) for what should happen when a formulation is compounded.
5) Stability : the extent to which a dosage form retains the same properties and characteristics it possessed when it was made.

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The Pharmacy Technician Workbook: Chapter 7 Self Test
Routes and Formulations
1) ______ tablets are placed under the tongue. : Enteric coated
2) The pH of the stomach is around : 1-2
3) ______ injections are administered directly into veins. : Subcutaneous
4) Inflammation of a vein is also known as ______ and can be complicated associated with intravenous administration. : thrombus.
5) The gradual intravenous injection of a volume of fluid into a patient is called : transdermal.

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The Pharmacy Technician: Chapter 7 Vocabulary Quiz
Routes and Formulations
1) Local Effect : when drug activity is at the site of administration
2) Systemic Effect : when a drug is introduced into the venous (circulatory) system and carried to the site of the activity.
3) Disintegration : the breaking apart of a tablet into smaller pieces.
4) Dissolution : when the smaller pieces of a disintegrated tablet dissolve in solution.
5) pH : the pH scales measures the acidity or the opposite (alkalinity) of a substance. Seven is the neutral midpoint of the scale, values below which represent increasing acidity, and above which represent increasing alkalinity.

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The Pharmacy Technician Workbook: Chapter 7 True/False
Routes and Formulations
1) Buccal administration is a parenteral route of administration. : False
2) Oral administration is the most frequently used route of administration. : False
3) With oral formulations, drugs administered by solid dosage forms generally reach the systemic circulation faster than liquid dosage forms. : True
4) A low pH value such as 1 or 2 indicates a high acidity. : True
5) In an emulsion, if the oleaginous component is present as droplets, the emulsion is called water-in-oil. : True

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