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Chapters 10,26,27,28

Module 16

St.John's Wort anti-depressant
Ginseng stress relief
Gingko increase circulation
Ginger motion sickness
Feverfew migraine
Homeopathy (Law Of Similar); therapy based on belief that medicinal substances be used to treat an illness
Legend drug medication that requires a prescription
Antiematic agent that stops nausea and vomiting
Antihypertensive agent that decreases blood pressure
Fat soluble drugs that are absorbed into the body's fat layer; Vitamins A,D,E,& K.
Double-Blind Test conducted w/both the patient and the treating physician are not told whether the patient is receiving the investigational drug or a placebo (inert drug)
Attenuated an altered or weakened live vaccine made from the disease organism that the vaccine protects against
Antibodies proteins contained w/in plasma cells that neutralize or destroy antigens; aka. Immunoglobulins
Antigen agents that stimulates the production of antibodies
Benign a non-malignant neoplasm
Electrolytes charged elements called cations(positive charges) and anions(negative charges)
Water-Soluble Vitamins agent that usually are excreted in the urine and must be constantly replaced
Antineoplastic agent used to treat abnormal cells; used to prevent the development or growth of neoplastic
Antibiotic a medication that destroys the newly forming cancer cells
Malignant an invasive and destructive pattern of cell growth
Vaccines an attenuated viral components that are given to create response from the body to create immunity
Metastasis the movement or spread of cancerous cells through the body
Vitamin B1 Thiamine
Vitamin B2 Riboflavin
Vitamin B3 Nicotinic Acid
Vitamin B5 Pantothenic Acid
Vitamin B6 Pyridoxine
Vitamin B9 Folic Acid
Vitamin B12 Cyanocobalamin
Minerals (5) Calcium, Potassium, Iron, Copper, Magnesium
Vaccines (5) Chicken Pox, Pneumonia, Measles, Mumps, Rubella(MMR), Polio, HiB
Created by: KathyHernandez_1