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Finals Review

Chapter 13 Test

A drug's name begins with a chemical name that describes what? Its structure and components
While a potential drug is under development, the developer gives if a code number or a suggested what? Nonproprietary name
Drug classes are group names for drugs that have similar activities or are used for the same type of what? Diseases and disorders
There are many systems for classifying drugs: by disorder, type of receptor acted on, types of action, etc. What's another way of classifying them? By body system affected
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) are both what? Analgesic and anti-inflammatory
Anti-infectives treat disease produced by microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa, and what else? Parasitic worms
Oncology is the branch of medicine that deals with the study and treatment of what? Cancer
Hematopoietics are medications that stimulate or help stimulate blood growth and are used to treat various forms of what? Anemia
What's the name of the disease in which the body's immune system attacks joint tissue? Rheumatoid arthritis
Hormones, antitumor antibiotics, and what are also classified as antineoplastic agents generally for specific site treatment? Radioactive isotopes
Diuretics decrease blood pressure by decreasing what? Blood volume
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