5. Which of the following statements best explains an exception to the Poison
Prevention Packaging Act of 1970?
a. Aspirin (ASA) must not be dispensed in child-resistant packaging for
the convenience of those patients who have arthritis.
Nitroglycerin must not be dispensed in child-resistant packaging.
c. Federal law requires that patients who desire their medications be
dispensed in conventional packaging must sign a disclaimer statement on the back of
the prescription form.
d. Only persons who suffer from heart disease or arthritis may request
their medications be dispensed in conventional packaging.
6. You suspect that your two-year-old child has just ingested some poisonous
substance. Select the first thing you should do.
Make the child ingest some syrup of ipecac.
Identify the substance to which the child was exposed and how he was
exposed to it.
Make the child drink a 5 percent solution of sodium bicarbonate
Administer a hypertonic solution intravenously to the child.
7. The Chief, Pharmacy Service, has asked you to prepare a brief report on
poison prevention. Which of the following references would you use to prepare the
Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs.
Physicians' Desk Reference.
Handbook of Poisoning.