exaggerated mouth movements only serve to intimidate or belittle the patient and should not be done. Question 16 0 out of 1 points A patient with seasonal allergies is exasperated by her recent nasal congestion and has expressed her desire to treat it by using pseudoephedrine. The nurse should inform the patient that Response Feedback: Sudafed and any combination drugs that contain pseudoephedrine have been removed from the shelves of drug stores, but they have not been taken off the market. Consumers must purchase drugs containing pseudoephedrine from a pharmacy, despite the fact the drugs do not require a prescription. Identification is not required to purchase these drugs. Question 17 1 out of 1 points Which of the following serves to protect the public by ensuring the purity of a drug and its contents? Response Feedback: Federal legislation serves to protect the public from drugs that are impure, toxic, ineffective, or improperly tested prior to marketing. The primary purpose of federal legislation is to ensure safety. The United States Adopted Names Council was established to ensure uniform drug nomenclature. The official name of each drug is published in the United States Pharmacopeia and the National Formulary. The American Pharmaceutical Association does not ensure the safety and purity of drug content but is a professional organization for pharmacists.
Question 18 1 out of 1 points These drugs have a potential for abuse, but the potential is lower than for drugs on Schedule 2. These drugs contain a combination of controlled and noncontrolled substances. Use of these drugs can cause a moderate to low physiologic dependence and a higher psychological dependence. A verbal order can be given to the pharmacy and the prescription can be refilled up to five times within 6 months. Examples include certain narcotics (codeine) and nonbarbiturate sedatives. This is scheduled drug Question 19 1 out of 1 points A patient has been prescribed a Scheduled 5 drug, an example of this drug is Question 20 1 out of 1 points Federal legislation dictates a lengthy and rigorous process of testing for new drugs. What is the primary purpose of this testing process? Response Feedback: Federal legislation protects the public from drugs that are impure, toxic, ineffective, or not tested before marketing. The primary purpose of federal legislation is to ensure safety. This consideration supersedes issues of legal liability, treatment options, and efficiency of health care delivery. Question 21 1 out of 1 points A nurse who provides care in a long-term care facility is documenting a new resident's medication regimen on the resident's intake admission. The nurse is documenting the generic, rather than proprietary, names of the resident's current drugs because Response Feedback: The use of generic instead of proprietary (trade) names mitigates some of the potential for confusion that exists due to similar trade names between different drugs. Trade names do not vary from state
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