Drug Education1

Drug Education1 - Drug Education Terms Drug o Subsatnce...

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Drug Education Terms Drug o Subsatnce that alters one’s ability to function emotionially, physically, intellectually, financially or socially Drug Use Drug Misuse o Intentional or inappropriate use of prescribed or over the counter drugs Drug abuse o Intentional and inappropriate use of a drug resulting in physical, emotional, financial, intellectual or social consequences for the user Set o Psychological state, personality, and expectation of an individual while using drugs Setting o Physical and social environment while using drugs Physical Dependence Psychological dependence Tolerance Addiction Principles which apply to all drugs 1. Drugs are not “good” or “bad” a. Drugs are defined on…. i. Potential of abuse
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ii. Action iii. Medical use b. Drug Schedule i. Schedule I 1. High potential for abuse 2. No medical use 3. illegal ii. II 1. High potentional for abuse 2. Medical Use iii. III-V 1. Potential for abuse 2. Medical use c. Drug Schedules i. Help classify drugs ii. Help track prescriptions iii. Help determine legal consequences of using/distributing 2. Every drug has multiple effects a. Taking a drug involves i. Administration 1. Oral a. Tablet i. Slow and irregular absorbtion
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b. Liquid i. Quick absorbtion c. Problems i. Absorbtion unpredictable 2. Rectal a. Suppository i. Drug absorbed through rectal mucus membranes into bloodstream
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course EDHL 5974 taught by Professor Kjredican during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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