EXERCISES, LESSON 1
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer the following exercises by marking the lettered response
that best answers the exercise, by completing the incomplete statement, or by writing
the answer in the space provided at the end of the exercise.
After you have completed all of these exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at
the end of the lesson and check your answers. For each exercise answered incorrectly,
reread the material referenced with the solution.
1. A friend has brought several capsules for you to identify; however, at first
glance you are unable to name the particular medication. Select, references below, the
reference you would use to identify the capsule.
The Physicians' Desk Reference.
Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary.
The United States Pharmacopoeia and the National Formulary.
America Medical Association Drug Evaluations.
2. Select, from the list below, the reference that deals with the theory and
practice of the art of pharmacy. It is especially useful as an information source for the
extemporaneous compounding of products.
The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics.
The United States Pharmacopoeia Dispensing Information.
The American Hospital Formulary Service.
Remington's Pharmaceutical Sciences.
3. Select, from the list below, the journal that focuses on the sterile
products/unit-dose area of the hospital pharmacy.
The American Journal of Health-Systems Pharmacists.
The American Journal of Intravenous Therapy.