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Appendix A & C

ante before; forward
anti against
brady slow
ect out; outside
endo within
hyper above; excessive
hypo below; deficient
micro small
multi many
peri around; surrounding
post after
pre before; in front of
semi half
super above; over; excess
supra above; on top of
tachy fast
-algia pain
-cytosis condition of cells
-ectomy surgical removal; excision
-emesis vomit
-emia blood
-itis inflammation
-oma tumor
-ostomy creation of an opening
-pathy disease
-phagia eating; swallowing
-plasty surgical repair
-pnea breathing
angi/o vessel
arthr/o joint
audi/o hearing; sound
bronchiol/o bronchiole
carcin/o cancer
cardi/o heart
cephal/o head
cerebr/o cerebrum
coagul/o clotting
conjunctiv/o conjunctiva
cry/o cold
cyst/o bladder; sac
gastr/o stomach
hepat/o liver
lith/o stone
mening/o, meningi/o meninges; membrane
muc/o mucus
my/o muscle
myel/o bone marrow; spinal cord
nas/o nose
oste/o bone
phleb/o vein
pil/o hair
pneum/o lungs; air
myocardium heart muscle tissue
Absorption amount of medicaiton that enters the bloodstream
Accreditation granting recognition or vouching for
Ambulatory Pharmacy generally located within, or around a clinic, hospital or medical center that provides medicaiton services to ambulatory patients
Automated Dispensing Technology electronic storage cabinets or robotics that secure medications & dispense them to nurses or other care givers when needed
Automated Medication Dispensing Device drug storage device that contains an inventory of medications that are electronically dispensed so they may be administered to patients in a controlled manner
Bioavailability percentage of an administered dose of a medication that reaches the bloodstream
Brand Name Drug drug that is covered by a paton & is only available through a single manufacturer
Buccal solid medication dosage form that is places in the pocket between the cheek & gum & absorbed through the cheek into the bloodstream
Centralized Dispensing Automation technology that assists in the selection & dispensing of drug products that are located in a central location
Centralized Pharmacy services that are provided from a location in the hospital
Certification voluntary process to be individually recognized
Chain Pharmacy part of a large number of corporately owned pharmacies that use the same name & products
Community Pharmacy located within a community that provides medication service to ambulatory patients
Controlled Substances drugs whose possession & use are regulated by the Federal Controlled Substances Act & by state controlled susbsance laws & regulations
Decentralized Pharmacy services that are provided on or near patients care area
Dispensing act of preparing a medicaiton for use by a patient as authorized
Drug Distribution Services systems used to distribute medications that begins when the medication is recieved by the pharmacy & ends when the medicaiton is administered to the patient
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) federal agency that administers & enforces federal laws for controlled substances & illegal substances
Expectorate to cough up or spit
Generic Drug drug that is no longer covered by a paton & is generally cheaper
Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) federal legislation enacted to ensure guidelines for the protection of patients' private health information
Inhalant fine powder or soluiton of a drug delievered as a mist through the mouth into the respiratory system
Intracardiac injected directly into the heart muscle
Intradermal injected into the layers of skin
Intramuscular injected into a large muscle mass
Intraperitoneal injected into the peritoneal space (abdomen)
Intrapleural injected into the pleural space (sac around the lungs)
Intrathecal injected into the space around the spinal cord
Intravenous injected into a vein, therefore immediately available to act in the body
Legend Drug drug that is required by federal law to be dispensed by prescription only
Licensure granting permission for an individual to engage in a certain occupation
Lozenge hard, disk-shaped solid medicaiton dosage form that contains medication in a sugar base, which is released as it dissolves in the mouth
Mail-Order Pharmacy functions like a ware-house, with pharmacists & technicians who dispense prescriptions that are mailed to patients
Medicaiton Order written, electronic, telephone or verbal request for a patient medication in an in-patient setting
National Drug Code (NDC) Number unique number assigned to each drug, strength & package size for the purpose of identification
Ointment semisolid medication dosage form, applied to the skin or mucous membranes
Over-The-Counter (OTC) Drugs drugs that are available without a prescription
Parenteral route of medicaiton administration that bypasses the gastrointestinal tract such as IV, IM or SQ
Patient Counseling educating a patient, by a pharmacist, about the proper use of a prescribed drug
Pharmacist professional with advanced training in pharmecutical sciences
Pharmacy Satellite physical space located in or near a patient care area that can provide a variety of distributive & clinical services
Practice of Pharmacy regulated by each state through its pharmacy laws & regulations
Prescription written or verbal authorization, by an authorized prescriber, for the use of a particular pharmaceutical agent for an individual patient
Primary Prescription Label affixed to a deispensed drug product that contains legally required information
Professional person that practices an occupation or vocation that requires advanced speicalized training
Professionalism actively demonstrating the attitudes, qualities & behaviors of a profesional whiile preforming the duties of one's profession
Registration making a list
STAT means immediately
Subcutaneous deposited in the tissue just under the skin
Subgingival administered via the subgingival space (between teeth & gum)
Sublingual placed under the tongue, where it dissolves & is absorbed into the bloodstream
Technician assists pharmacists with routine tasks
Topical applied to the skin, mucous membranes or other external parts of the body
Transdermal through the skin
Created by: tori_lee96