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You are a hospital pharmacist. A pediatric physician, Dr. Kim is wondering if his 6 years old patient suffering from seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome would be a good candidate for cannabinoid treatment. You inform Dr. Kim that the use of cannabinoids is recommended in patients older than: 

A. 2 years

B. 5 years

C. 8 years

D. 12 years

E. 15 years

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Parathyroid hormone (PTH) is a peptide hormone produced by the parathyroid gland. Which of the following statements is NOT correct regarding the biological functions of PTH? 

A. Stimulates the activation of vitamin D in kidneys

B. Increases the level of calcium in blood by stimulating the activity of osteoblasts

C. Enhances the reabsorption of calcium in kidneys

D. Increases the level of phosphate in blood by stimulating the activity of osteoclasts

E. Inhibits the reabsorption of phosphate in kidneys 

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During a clinical trial, an investigational drug is found to improve hemodynamics and prolong life in congestive heart failure patients. Hemodynamics is defined as physical factors that govern blood flow What is the likely mechanism of the drug? 

A. ACE inhibition

B. Aldosterone receptor stimulation

C. Beta-adrenergic receptor stimulation

D. Calcium channel blockage

E. Phosphodiesterase inhibition

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Several clinical trial centres are participating in a study to evaluate the efficacy of a newly developed cholesterol lowering drug. 2,500 patients have been enrolled in the study; half received the drug and half received a placebo. Which of the following statements best describes the study? 

A. Pre-clinical study

B. Phase I

C. Phase II

D. Phase III

E. Phase IV 

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All of the following statements describe the rationale for combining various chemotherapeutic agents, EXCEPT: 

A. Mechanisms of action are synergistic resulting in higher potency

B. Toxicities are different to avoid synergistic adverse effects on target organs

C. Mechanisms of tumor resistance are different which decreases the incidence of treatment failure

D. The chemotherapeutic agents can be used at lower doses to reduce toxicity

E. Combination chemotherapy is primarily palliative

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Parathyroid hormone (PTH) is a peptide hormone produced by the parathyroid gland. Which of the following statements is NOT correct regarding the biological functions of PTH?

  1. Stimulates the activation of vitamin D in kidneys
  2. Increases the level of calcium in blood by stimulating the activity of osteoblasts
  3. Enhances the reabsorption of calcium in kidneys
  4. Increases the level of phosphate in blood by stimulating the activity of osteoclasts
  5. Inhibits the reabsorption of phosphate in kidneys
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A 55-year-old patient with Type 2 diabetes mellitus is non-compliant with medication and diet recommendation. The simplest and infromative way to assess for past non-compliance and long-term glycemic control would be to perform which of the following tests?

A. Fasting blood glucose test

B. Glucose tolerance test

C. Glycated hemogobin test

D. Urine ketone test

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1) At Will Laws are redundant: Without a union everyone is At Will

2) Right-to-Work means you cannot be forced to JOIN a union, not that they are prohibited

3) If you work in the healthcare field and feel the need/desire to unionize, you fall under the banner of the Machinist’s union.

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My pharmacy’s phone system has a really weird, really distinctive automated voice. The way it reads my meds is burned into my brain, and I can’t stop mimicking it when taking my pills.

“Lithium carbonate ER three hundred milligram tablets. Lithium carbonate ER four hundred fifty milligram tablets. Olanzapine two point five milligram tablets…”

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