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Unformatted text preview: ns. She ask you, “What do you think of
generic medications? Are they safe? Are they as
good? Are they worth it?”
1. How do generic equivalent drugs differ from
How trade name drugs? -Different active ingredients
2. What would you recommend that Sue do about
accepting generic drugs? –tell them about the
different active ingredient. You can deviate on
over the counters
56 Where does one find medication
The FDA, WebMD, PubMed, anything with -.gov 57 Example Test
Questions 58 Why is it important for the nurse to
learn the generic names of drugs?
(select all that apply)
A. The same generic name is never used for
C. D. more than one medication.
Generic names tell the nurse the
chemical ingredients of the drug.
The generic name of a drug will be the
same no matter which company produces
Generic names are easy to recall and
pronounce. 59 Mr. P. is discharged home with a
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