Test Bank for Pharmacology in Nursing 3rd Australian and New Zealand Edition by Broyles
1. All controlled substances are kept in a secure cupboard away from the general staff traffic flow. a. True
2. The nurse must use caution to prevent self-medication when dispensing cytotoxic medications to clients. a. True
21. The brand name of a drug is given by the:
a. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA).
b. pharmaceutical manufacturer of the drug.
c. biochemist who invented the drug.
d. marketing group attached to the pharmaceutical manufacturer.
22. Over-the-counter drugs that treat pain include:
a. certain strengths of hydrocortisone.
c. all strengths of ibuprofen and naproxen.
d. certain strengths of ibuprofen and naproxen.
23. Ointments are semisolid preparations that are:
a. completely insoluble to water but sweating still occurs.
b. completely insoluble to water and sweating does not occur.
c. partially insoluble to water but sweating still occurs.
d. partially insoluble to water and sweating does not occur.
24. Clients can react differently to the generic form of a medication because:
a. it is possible for the client to respond in a different manner to the generic version.
b. the generic version of the same drug will be a different dose.
c. the drugs are made by different manufacturers.
d. manufacturers of generic drugs do not have to comply with TGA rules.
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