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1. Which of the following would be considered a primary source

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1. Which of the following would be considered a primary source of information?

A. A consumer Web site
B. An abstract
C. An original research report
D. An index

. Which electronic resource covers FDA-approved and investigational prescription and nonprescription drugs, as well as non-U.S. preparations?

A. Lexi-CALC
B. Drug Topics
C. DRUGDEX by Micromedex
D. Medical Drug Reference

3. A condensed summary compiling information about a particular field of knowledge is a

A. compendium.
B. pharmacopeia.
C. compliance manual.
D. treatment guideline.

4. Which of the following sources is found in most pharmacies and is often used for brand and generic names?

A. DrugDigest
B. Patient Drug Facts
C. Formulary Advisor
D. Drug Facts & Comparisons

. Which of the following statements about a package insert is correct?

A. It doesn't have all the necessary information to safely prescribe a product.
B. It's produced by the FDA.
C. Copies can be found in the USP/NF.
D. It contains only information approved by the FDA.

6. Which of the following statements about the NDC numbers is correct?

A. NDC numbers are assigned to all prescription and nonprescription drugs, as well as durable medical equipment.
B. NDC stands for National Drug Coalition.
C. The first two digits identify the manufacturer.
D. NDC numbers are required for all prescription medicines.

7. Which source lists drugs alphabetically and identifies a generic name of a brand-name product?

A. Patient Drug Facts
B. Clinical Pharmacology
C. Drug News Weekly
D. American Drug Index

8. Which one of the following is a printed source of information intended specifically for patient education?

A. The American Drug Index
B. The second volume of the USP DI
C. The Physicians' Desk Reference
D. Drug Facts & Comparisons

9. A _______ source provides summarized, condensed information for quick reference.

A. professional
B. primary
C. secondary
D. tertiary

10. In addition to providing average wholesale pricing, federal upper limits on pricing, and retail pricing for OTC products, this drug information source also provides comprehensive directories listing pharmaceutical manufacturers, pharmaceutical wholesalers, and third-party administrators.

A. Hospital Pharmacy
B. Index Nominum
C. Merck Manual
D. The Red Book

11. What is the name of a Web-based research program that allows you to search databases produced by the National Library of Medicine?

A. Epocrates
B. DrugDigest
D. PubMed Reader/MEDLINE Reader

12. Which source will provide the best dosing information for a five-year-old child?

A. American Drug Index
B. The second volume of the USP DI
C. Pediatric Dosage Handbook
D. Geriatric Dosage Handbook

13. Which source gives patient drug information in lay language?

A. The first volume of the USP DI
B. The second volume of the USP DI
C. Drug Facts & Comparisons
D. AHFS Drug Information

14. The Handbook on Injectable Drugs is most useful for information on

A. providing patient information for injectable drugs.
B. compatibility with other drugs.
C. brand-name identification.
D. generic name identification.

15. Which of the following statements about the Red Book is incorrect?

A. The Red Book lists NDC numbers for drugs.
B. The Red Book provides average wholesale prices.
C. The Red Book is printed annually.
D. The Red Book is a required reference in a pharmacy.

16. The professional's guide to face-to-face counseling is

A. MedlinePlus.
B. RxList.
C. PubMed.
D. Patient Drug Facts.

17. In which one of the following sources can a pharmacist find brief descriptions of disease conditions and treatments?

A. Merck Manual
B. King Guide to Parenteral Admixtures
C. Physicians' Desk Reference
D. Package inserts

18. In addition to comprehensive manufacturer listings, _______ contains pharmaceutical wholesaler and third-party administrator directories.

A. the Drug Information Handbook
B. DrugDigest
C. the Drug Topics Red Book
D. Pharmacy Times

19. Which of the following pharmacy periodicals produces online information for retail management and store operations?

A. Pharmacy Choice Newsletter
B. Drug Topics
C. Pharmacy Times
D. Drug News Weekly

20. What online resource would you use to search for a medical abbreviation or acronym as well as find a particular drug manufacturer?

A. Merck Manual
B. MediLexicon
C. Formulary
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