Chapter 2- Pharmaceuticals

Chapter 2- Pharmaceuticals - 1 A physician has ordered...

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1. A physician has ordered subcutaneous injections of morphine, a narcotic, every 4 hours as needed for pain for a motor vehicle accident victim. The nurse is aware that there is a high abuse potential for this drug and that it is categorized as a A) C-I drug. B) C-II drug. C) C-III drug. D) C-IV drug. Ans: B Feedback: Narcotics such as morphine are considered C-II drugs because of the high abuse potential with severe dependence liability. C-I drugs have high abuse potential and are not accepted for medical use. C-III drugs have a lesser abuse potential than C-II drugs and an accepted medical use. C-IV drugs have a low abuse potential and limited dependence liability. 2. A nurse working for a drug company is involved in phase III drug evaluation studies. Which of the following might the nurse be responsible for during this stage of drug development? 3. Which of the following would be the most user-friendly and appropriate source of drug information for a nurse? Page 1
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  • Fall '13
  • Pharmacology, Clinical trial, Food and Drug Administration

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