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appendix a&c

ante- before;forward
brady- slow
endo- within
hypo- below
multi- many
post- after
semi- half
supra- above; over the top
anti- against
ect- outside
hyper- above
micro small
peri- around; surrounding
pre- before; in front of
super- above; over; excess
tachy- fast
-algia pain
-ectomy surgical removal
-emia blood
-oma tumor
-cytosis conditions of cells
-emesis vomit
-itis inflammation
-osis abnormal condition
-ostomy creation of an opening
-phagia eating; swallowing
-pnea breathing
-pathy disease
-plasty surgical repair
arthr/o joint
cardi/o heart
bronchiol/o bronchiole
cerebr/o cerebrum
conjuctiv/o conjunctiva
cyst/o bladder; sac
hepat/o liver
mening/o, meningi/o meninges (membrane)
my/o muscle
angi/o vessel
audi/o hearing
carcin/o cancer
cephal/o head
coagul/o clotting
cry/o cold
gastr/o stomach
lith/o stone
muc/o mucus
myel/o bone marrow, spinal cord
nas/o nose
phleb/o veins
pneum/o lungs, air
oste/o bone
pil/o hair
myocardium heart muscle tissue
absorption amount of med that enters bloodstream or systemic circulation
ambulatory pharmacy clinic, hospital, medical center located close that provides med services to ambulatory patients
automated medication dispensing device drug storage device that contains a inventory of medication that electronically dispense in a controlled manner
brand name drug drug covered by patent and only available from single manufacturer
centralized dispensing automation technology assist in selection of and dispensing of drug product located in a central location; pharmacy, carousels with bar codes
certification nongovernmental agency or association grants recognitions to individual who met predetermined qualifications specified by agency or association
community pharmacy stand alone pharmacy located within a community that provides medication services
decentralized pharmacy provided on or near patient care area
drug enforcement agency (DEA) federal agency that administer and enforces federal laws for controlled and illegal substances
generic drug no longer covered by a patent and generally available
inhalent fine powder or solution of drug delivered as a mist through mouth into respiratory tract
intradermal injection into the top layer of skin
accreditation process of granting recognition or vouching for compliance with established criteria
automated dispensing technology electronic cabinets that secures meds and dispense automatically to nurses when needed
bioavailability percentage of an administered dose medication that reaches bloodstream
buccal solid medication placed between cheek and gum absorbed through cheek
centralized pharmacy med services provided in one location and primarily reside within this location
chain pharmacy part of a large number of corporately owned pharmacy use same name
controlled substances drug or chemical whose possession and use are regulated by federal controlled and state controlled
dispensing act of preparing a medication for use by patient
expectorate cough up or spit
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) federal legislation enacted to establish guidelines for the protection of patients Private Health Information (PHI)
intramuscular injection directly into large muscle mass
intraperitineal administered into peritoneal space (abdominal cavity)
intrapleaural administered into pleural space (sac around lungs)
intrathecal injected into space around spinal cord
intravenous injected directly into veins
legend drugs required by federal law to be dispensed by prescription only
licensure process which agency of government grants permission to an individual to engage in a given occupation who obtained competency necessary to ensure public safety
lozenge hard, disk-shaped medication, dose form, sugar based released, held in mouth and sucked
mail-order pharmacy function like warehouse, which pharmacists and technicians who dispense prescriptions that are mailed to pharmacy
medication order written, electronic, telephone, or verbal request for a patient medication in patient setting
National Drug Code number unique number assigned to each drug, strength, and package size for the purpose of ID
ointment semisolid medication applied to skin or mucous membranes, lubricates, softens, used as a base
over-the-counter (OTC) drugs drugs that are available without prescriptions
parenteral route of medication administered that bypass (GI) tract, such as IV,IM, subcutaneous
patient counselings act of educating patient by pharmacist, regarding proper use of medication at times of dispensing
pharmacist health care professional licensed by the state to engage in practice of pharmacy.
pharmacy satellite space located in or near patient care area that can provide a variety of distributive and clinical services
practice of pharmacy regulated by each state through its pharmacy laws and regulations, laws regulated the scope of practice
prescription written or verbal authorization by authorized prescriber for particular pharmaceutical agent for individual patient with term refers to physical product dispensing
primary prescription label affixed to dispensed drug product, contains legally required information
professional person who practice an occupation or vacation that requires advanced specialized training
professionalisms actively demonstrating the attitudes, qualities, and behaviors of professional
registration process of making a list or enrolled in an existing list
STAT abbreviation of Latin word "statim" meaning immediately (drug right away)
subcutaneous deposited in tissue, dissolves and absorbed into bloodstream
pharmacy technicians assist pharmacists by performing day-to-day functions of the practice of pharmacy that do not require judgement of pharmacists
topical applied to skin, mucous membranes or other external parts of the body
transdermal through skin, percutaneous
bradycardia slow heart rate
arthritis inflammation of the joints
tachycadia fast heart rate
dyspnea difficult, painful, or faulty breathing
rhinorrhea discharged from nose
metastasis spread of cancer cell beyond original site of tumor through blood or lymph
hyperglycemic too much sugar in blood
hypokalemia low potassium
conjunctivitis inflammation of conjunctiva
otitis inflammation of ear
Created by: mzwhite1979



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