RMSR Quiz 4 (Chapters 4 & 5)

Question 1 of 16

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Stem cells are responsible for creating all the different kinds of blood cells in the body and are usually found in bone marrow but can also circulate in the blood.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 2 of 16

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Treated genes can be delivered into human cells only by means of a carrier, called a “vector”.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 3 of 16

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The “genome” is the template governing all the body’s cellular processes.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 4 of 16

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What has come of the Human Genome Project?

Select one of the following:

  • The human genome is now almost fully sequenced.

  • An individual’s genome can now be sequenced in less than an hour.

  • Over 1,800 disease genes have been identified.

  • All of these statements are correct.

Question 5 of 16

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What is the process of manipulating genes to create medications and vaccines?

Select one of the following:

  • bionics

  • genetic engineering

  • oncology

  • spirometry

Question 6 of 16

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What is the difference between gene therapy and recombinant therapy?

Select one of the following:

  • Gene therapy enables the body’s own cells to produce the needed therapeutic proteins, whereas recombinant therapy relies on genetically modified microorganisms.

  • Recombinant therapy poses fewer potential risks to patients.

  • Recombinant therapy enables the body’s own cells to produce the needed therapeutic proteins, whereas gene therapy relies on genetically modified microorganisms.

  • None of these

Question 7 of 16

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Which of the following statements about gene splicing is INCORRECT?

Select one of the following:

  • Gene splicing has been employed to produce vaccinations.

  • Gene splicing is the process of inserting one organism’s genes into another to alter the types of proteins it produces.

  • Gene splicing is used to farm insulin from E. coli.

  • Gene splicing has been forbidden by the FDA.

Question 8 of 16

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Monoclonal antibodies...

Select one of the following:

  • ...are all derived from mice.

  • ...are types of HAMAs.

  • ...can be mass-produced.

  • Monoclonal antibodies are all of these things.

Question 9 of 16

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The AMA is empowered to regulate medical devices to ensure their safety and effectiveness.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 10 of 16

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Though currently in the works, the FDA does not publish data on medical device recalls.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 11 of 16

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What is NOT accomplished by submitting a medical device to an effective reliability program?

Select one of the following:

  • some confidence that inspection by regulatory bodies will not lead to major discrepancies

  • regulatory measures against the misbranding or adulteration of medical devices

  • regulation of medical devices during their design and development phases

  • Effective reliability programs accomplish all of these things.

Question 12 of 16

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What was the FDA authorized to do after the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938?

Select one of the following:

  • control harmful radiation emissions from electronic products

  • implement the Preproduction Quality Assurance Program

  • regulate medical devices during their design and development phases

  • take formal or informal regulatory measures against the misbranding or adulteration of medical devices

Question 13 of 16

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What was an effect of the the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on Medtronic, Inc. vs. Lohr in 1996?

Select one of the following:

  • Manufacturers have encountered increased pressure to produce safe, reliable devices.

  • Manufacturers were granted immunity from civil liability suits regarding defective products.

  • The federal government was granted permission to oversee medical devices' design and development phases.

  • The FDA began classifying medical devices according to their level of risk to patients.

Question 14 of 16

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What is NOT considered one of the important associated areas to consider when improving medical device reliability?

Select one of the following:

  • accuracy of measurements to assess risks

  • amount it costs to maintain the device

  • amount of training required to maintain the device

  • All of these associated areas are important.

Question 15 of 16

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Although clinical studies are very valuable in the selling process, most healthcare professionals do not see them as credible sources of new information about medical products.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 16 of 16

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Over the life of an existing medical product, medical sales reps need to utilize medical evidence in order to persuade physicians to use an existing product for the treatment of a disease.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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RMSR Quiz 4 (Chapters 4 & 5)

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