7114850-Pharmacology-Exam-Review

7114850-Pharmacology - Quiz and Exam 6 notes How ASA and acetaminophen are classified analgesics their functions are for pain The official name of

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Quiz and Exam 6 notes How ASA and acetaminophen are classified- analgesics their functions are for pain The official name of a drug is the generic name FDA Food and Drug Administration- cosmetic act protects the public by ensuring composition of food purity Factors to consider with geriacteric patients Change in composition Change in body function and living conditions Inscription-name of drug strength dose on prescription Peds dose of medication is smaller than adults Heparin and Coumadin are anticoagulants The science of drugs on living organisms history origin is Pharmacology Oral medications are given frequently Drugs absorbed in the bloodstream throughout the body are systemically Demerol 25 mg IM q 4 hrs as needed is what kind of order prn Know what an adverse reaction is –any unexpected or dangerous reaction to a drug. An unwanted effect caused by the administration of a drug. The onset of the adverse reaction may be sudden or develop over time alos called adverse drug event (ADE) or adverse drug reaction (ADR) What is distribution- drugs passing through the body fluid and tissues M.A. need to have an understanding of medication for safety of the patient and use of Diphenhydramine-benadryl Cortisone-anti inflammatory for arthritis Xanax- anxiety disorder alprazolam Anticoagulants are blood thinners and they delay clotting Sedatives- induce sleep Formula calculations of peds doses by lot is called Clarke’s Rule Antihistamines- use for allergic reations Ventalin- bronchodialator inhaler to treat asthma NSAID-non steriodal anti inflammatory drug
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course NURSING 112 taught by Professor Brinley during the Spring '11 term at Pace.

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7114850-Pharmacology - Quiz and Exam 6 notes How ASA and acetaminophen are classified analgesics their functions are for pain The official name of

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