QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS How are drugs sorted into therapeutic groups and classes? - CORRECT ANSWER-A. first by the conditionsthat they are used to treat. and then by their mechanisms of action Bone marrow transplants... - CORRECT ANSWER-are a type of stem cell therapy. unless patient's owncells are reinjected. What does AMA stand for? - CORRECT ANSWER-C. American Medical Association What section of a drug's package insert describes situations in which the drug should not be usedbecause the risks outweigh the therapeutic benefits? - CORRECT ANSWER-B. Contraindications What is tertiary care? - CORRECT ANSWER-highly specialized medical and surgical care provided by alarge medical center for unusual or complex medical problems brand quality What are vasodilators used to do? - CORRECT ANSWER-decrease vascular resistance and increase bloodflow What is the name of the condition that occurs after a specific dose of a drug is given at such regular intervals that absorption and elimination (and therefore drug plasma concentration) have become fairly constant? - CORRECT ANSWER-steady state Which statement is TRUE about ocular administration? - CORRECT ANSWER-Ocular administration isused primarily to treat the eye. Which entities invest's the most money in pharmaceutical R&D? - CORRECT ANSWER-U.S.pharmaceutical companies How are most drugs excreted? - CORRECT ANSWER-Via the kidneys Over the last few decades, what has happened to legal limitations on sales' reps discussions about offlabel uses? - CORRECT ANSWERLimitations have decreased. According to your manual, which of the following is an example of a branding"fundamental"? - CORRECTANSWER-The brand name What does it mean if two drugs are "at parity"? - CORRECT ANSWER-Both drugs are essentially in aneutral position Who is most likely to benefit from electronic sampling programs? - CORRECT ANSWER-Everyone wouldbenefit equally from electronic sampling programs When referring to medication dosage, which abbreviation means "onehalf' - CORRECT ANSWER-SS What is an internist? - CORRECT ANSWER-a physician who practices internal medicine Which of the following is a type of white blood cell? - CORRECT ANSWER-Lymphocytes Why are novice sales representatives often placed in charge of negotiating MCO formularies? - CORRECTANSWER-They are not. This job is usually reserved for more experienced reps. What proportion of the drugs tested on human subjects are eventually approved by the FDA? - CORRECTANSWER-about 70%
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