History & Types of Pharmacology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Who was the first appointed professor of pharmacology?

Question 2 2. What is the main challenge that medical professionals face today in pharmacological therapy?

Question 3 3. What types of pharmaceutical medications are there?

Question 4 4. In pharmacodynamics, researchers are interested in looking at _____.

Question 5 5. ____ is the scientific study of how drugs affect behavior.

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Question 6 6. Formal research in the field of psychopharmacology began in the 1950s by looking at which of the following classes of drugs?

Question 7 7. The first chair of pharmacology in the U.S. was:

Question 8 8. Pedanius Dioscorides was a:

Question 9 9.

Which of the following is a compound whose use was made possible thanks to pharmacology?

I. Insulin

II. Penicillin (an antibiotic)

III. Propranolol, a heart medication

Question 10 10. The study of drug dosages is technically called:

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Question 11 11. ___is the science and art of collecting, preparing, standardizing, and dispensing drugs:

Question 12 12. The study of the effects of poisonings and drugs overdoses as well as their detection and treatment is known as:

Question 13 13. Which of the following drug types helps to suppress cough?

Question 14 14. During heart failure, doctors may give:

Question 15 15. The term ''pharmaceutical drugs'' is just a fancy word for:

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Question 16 16. Pharmacokinetics is BEST defined by which of the following?

Question 17 17. Which of the following BEST defines a drug that is an agonist?

Question 18 18. Affinity, efficacy, and potency are concepts within:

Question 19 19. A drug that provides a beneficial change to the patient is said to be _____.

Question 20 20. Pharmacokinetics is based on drug ADME, which stands for _____.

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Question 21 21. Pharmacology is an important field of study in regards to the FDA regulatory process, because it _____.

Question 22 22. Antibiotics that kill bacteria are:

Question 23 23. Penicillins kill bacteria by inhibiting _____

Question 24 24. Antibiotics are (choose the best answer):

Question 25 25. Which of the follow is a definition of pharmacology?

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Question 26 26. Why is biochemistry NOT the same thing as pharmacology?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is TRUE?

Question 28 28. What should guide medical professionals in the decision to use pharmaceuticals or not, and which ones if so?

Question 29 29. A drug that works in opposition to a neurotransmitter would be classified as a ______.

Question 30 30. Who is the father of pharmacology?

History & Types of Pharmacology Chapter Exam Instructions

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