Select the most correct definition of the term comminution.
a. The process of combining two different substances.
b. The mechanical process used to purify drugs.
The physical process used to decrease the volume of a solid.
d. A mechanical process in which the particle size of a solid is reduced.
Select the type of mortar that should be used to reduce the size of iodine crystals.
Remember that iodine crystals are likely to stain most materials.
You are about to dispense a solution to a patient when you observe a precipitate
in the bottom of the prescription bottle. Select, from the actions below, the best
action to take in this situation:
a. Attach a "Shake Well" auxiliary label and dispense the prescription.
b. Pour the solution into an amber-colored bottle.
Add more liquid to the bottle so the substance will go into solution.
d. Seek the assistance of a pharmacy officer to determine whether the
prescription should be dispensed.
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