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Chapter 5

The storage conditions of drug products in the pharmacy are subject to () by the () at any time. Spot inspections, state board of the pharmacy
Refrigerated areas are to be kept within a range of (), as measured by a (). 4-18 degrees Celsius, calibrated thermometer
Room temperature is to be kept between how many Celsius? Fahrenheit? 15-30; 59-86
The form of the drug also contributes to (). stability
The stability of a drug is how well it maintains its () and (). potency, form
The stability of a drug is affected by factors, such as: () in the air. water, air, light, heat, humidity, oxygen
A drug that is () may retain its potency longer than if it is (). packaged dry on the shelf; reconstituted with water
The stability of a drug is greatly increased when it is in () form than it is compared to in the form of a (. tablet; powder or solution
Some drugs react () with their packaging. For example, sublingual nitroglycerin tablets will react with most forms of () and should be packaged in (). chemically; plastic; glass
List various storage conditions to protect the drug from Breakdown 1) Opaque glass or plastic packaging 2) Refrigeration 3) Dehydration
Opaque glass or plastic packaging prevents the () from () from speeding up the degradation of the drug. Energy; light rays
Refrigeration is a suitable storage condition because colder temperatures tend to () any chemical reaction and () the rate of growth of (). slow down; decrease; microorganisms
Dehydration is used in the storing a drug because drugs in a () tend to break down () than those in a () form. solution; faster; powder
The () on the () should be consulted to determine the proper storage conditions for a drug. manufacturer's label; stock bottle
If no instructions appear on the label, the drug should be stored at () away from (). room temperature; bright lights/heat
The labels may specify () or () at which the drug should be stored. temperature; range of temperature
() on the bottle or shelves can contain (). Dust; molds, fungi, bacteria
When a () or other measuring device is used, one must clean the device with () and () or with an () before and after each use to avoid () of drugs. tablet counter; detergent; water; alcohol wipe; cross-contamination
Equipment for () should be cleaned with () and () and thoroughly () before use. liquid measure; soap, water, dried
Unit dose: the amount of drug needed for () dose. one
Unit doses are usually used in () settings. institutional
A daily dose is calculated from the (). Amount per dose is (). physician's order; multiplied by the number of doses per day
Exceptions to unit dosing include medications that (), such as () and (), and () for oral dosages. cannot be measured accurately; creams, lotions, liquids
Drugs that are used on a regular basis may be kept on the () as (), which is maintained by the () and supervised by the (). patient floor, floor stocks, medical staff, pharmacy
Accurate records must be kept on the () of drugs from the control of the () to the control of the (). transfer; patient care; patient care area
The () of the () or () is required for delivery of (). signature, supervising nurse, medical professional, controlled substances
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