EXERCISES, LESSON 2
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer the following items by marking the lettered response that
best answers the item, by completing the statement, or by writing the answer in the
space provided at the end of the item.
After you have completed all of these items, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at the
end of the lesson and check your answers with the solutions.
With the unit dose system, medication is dispensed to wards for administration to
patient in a
The pharmacy is able to monitor each patient and his medications with the patient
In the unit dose system, each dose of medication is individually packaged and
identified according to name,
, and patient.
All of the following are advantages of the unit dose system except:
a. Reduction of ward stock.
b. Reduction of risks of errors.
Reduction of cost per dose.
d. Direct administration to patients.
The unit dose system is
(more or less) time consuming than the
ward issue system.
The unit dose system creates a need for additional
the procedures take more time.