Drugs, Drugs and more Drugs
Do you measure up?
Medicine & Mathmatics
Professional Patient Care
INJECT who, what, where?

100

The study of drugs.  The science that is concerned with he history, origin, sources, physical and chemical properties, uses and effects of drugs on living organisms.

What is pharmacology?

100

This is the number of milliliters in one teaspoon.

What is 5 mL?

100

This is the first step to calculating a drug dosage.

What is read the label?

100

This is the first step of safety in drug administration.

What is a clearly written order?

100

The angled tip of a needle is called this.

What is a bevel?

200

The name of a drug that represents its exact formula.

What is a chemical name?

200

These are the two different systems of measurement used for medications.

What is the metric system and the household system?

200

This information is located directly under the drug's name, on a drug label.

What is dosage and strength?

200

This is the number of times that the drug label must be checked with the physicians order, each time a drug is dispensed.

What is 3 times?

200

This is the maximum amount of medication that can be given through a subcutaneous injection.

What is 2 mL?

300

This is what the prescription abbreviation pc means.

What is after meals?

300

This is the number of milliliters equal to one fluid ounce.

What is 30 mL?

300

The "dosage on hand" is what part of the D/H x Q formula?

What is H?

300

Always check patient _________ before administering any medication.

What is patient allergies?

300

Insulin syringes are calibrated in this measurement.

What are units?

400

Aspirin and Acetaminophen are examples of these 2 drug classifications.

What are analgesics and antipyretics?

400

This is the number of tablespoons equal to 16 ounces.

What is 32 Tbsp?

400

A total of 180 mg of a medication is to taken each day and the medication is ordered tid.  This is what each individual dose would be.

What is 60 mg?

400

This is the amount of recommended time a patient must be observed following the administration of medication.

What is 30 minutes?

400

A correctly administered intradermal injection produces this.

What is a wheal?

500

This schedule classification includes drugs that have an accepted medical use but with severe restrictions.

What is Schedule II?

500

The metric system of weights and measures is a decimal system based on this many units.

What is 10?

500

The order is to give your patient Lanoxin 0.125 mg, all you have is Lanoxin 0.250 mg tablets.  This is how many tablets you would give to the patient.

What is 1/2 tablet?

500

This is the number of ways a patient should be identified before any medication is given.

What is 2 ways?

500

These are the most common sites for most intramuscular injections.

What are deltoid and vastus lateralis sites?