Tag: Medication

Medications are classified in multiple ways. One of the key divisions is by level of control, which distinguishes prescription drugs (those that a pharmacist dispenses only on the order of a physician, physician assistant, or qualified nurse) from over-the-counter drugs (those that consumers can order for themselves).


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Cardiovascular Disease and Patient Medication
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients have a higher rate of death after hospital discharge due to recurrent ischemic events (2017). The use of guideline directed medications, when used appropriately, has been shown to reduce the risk of death by 50 percent... Last modified: 14th Jun 2021

Treatment of Organ Rejection
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Since the pioneering experiments of allograft heart transplantation by Christiaan Barnard in 1967, there have been significant advances in the development of human organ transplantation.... Last modified: 18th May 2021

Salbutamol Medication for Bronchospasms
Nursing Essays
Introduction:  Salbutamol can be described as the bronchodilator medication that actually helps in relaxation of the muscles of airways that leads to lungs and thereby helps in the improvement of thee amount of airflow to and from the lungs.... Last modified: 19th Apr 2021

Study on the Impact of Geriatric Medication Errors
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: A prospective observational study was conducted for 9 months in a 650 bed private corporate hospital, South India, to study the impact of medication errors.... Last modified: 8th Apr 2021

Literature Review | Medication Errors
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: The focus of my scholarly project is to address the following clinical question: Does improved barcode scanning reduce serious medication errors for patients with acute medical and psychiatric conditions... Last modified: 23rd Mar 2021

Accutane for Acne: An Analysis
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Before the iron curtain fell any Information about acne was rare. But with growing advances in dermatology and medicine now understanding the cause of acne and its accurate treatment is available... Last modified: 4th Jan 2021

Case Study of Patient’s Evolving Health Status
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Abstract This is a case study analysis that was performed following a certain patient’s hospitalization. The purpose of this case study analysis is to encourage the reader to critically think and id... Last modified: 30th Apr 2020

The mechanism of action of film dosage form
Nursing Questions
Introduction: Question The mechanism of action of film dosage form Answer Film dosage form or ‘thin-film’ drug delivery is a modern form of oral medication and an alternative to the more traditional tablets and... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Nurses preventing people taking medicines they dont need
Nursing Questions
Introduction: Question How can nurses help prevent people taking medicines they don’t need? Answer Popular media GP, Dr Mark Porter, reports in The Times this week that millions of people are taking pills they do... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Study On Unprofessional Conduct By A Nurse
Nursing Essays
Introduction: A Nurse Board received a complaint concerning allegations that registered nurse, whilst working in the emergency department of hospital, practiced outside the scope by knowingly providing prescription... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

The Medication Errors Generated By Nurses Nursing Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: In many cases, medication errors cause adverse events, and sometimes, the consequences are fatal. Many of these mistakes are avoidable if policies of the hospital governing medication administrations ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Issues Of Medication Errors Nursing Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: A medication error can be defined as ‘a failure in the treatment process (prescribing, dispensing or administration) that leads to, or has the potential to lead to, harm to the patient.1 A psyc... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

improving adherence to antipsychotic medications to patients
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The first journal article by Happell…(2002) discusses responsibilities of mental health nurses to enhance medication adherence to patients. It also discusses about nurses learning methods relate... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Compliane and concordance in relation to medication
Nursing Essays
Introduction: There are different reasons why patients of all ages either fail to comply with a particular medication or present with low concordance. This behaviour can be risky and can result in reduction of a pa... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Nursing Essays
Introduction: There are many different areas that nurses must focus on in order to provide the best care for a patient. From the first moment the nurse and the patient get to communicate at the admission interview ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020