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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).

Medication

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Cardiovascular Disease and Patient Medication

Nursing Essays

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

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

 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

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

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

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

Whose Prescription Pad Is It? Direct-to-Consumer Pharmaceutical Advertising Explained

Nursing Assignments

Direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical advertising (DTCPA) is the industry that advertises directly to patients by pharmaceutical companies....

Last modified: 3rd Dec 2020

Issue of High Prescription Drug Costs in The United States

Nursing Essays

The usage of prescription drugs in the United States has increased over the years as the growth of pharmaceutical industries....

Last modified: 13th Nov 2020

Under the Influence: Prescription Drug Pricing in the United States.

Nursing Essays

Medication has become an integral part of the American lifestyle. As I was growing up, I have seen many members of my family take prescriptions and this is not an uncommon occurrence. “Nearly half o...

Last modified: 29th May 2020

Case Study of Patient’s Evolving Health Status

Nursing Case Studies

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

Nursing Student Medication Administration Performance: A Longitudinal Assessment and Randomized Trial

Nursing Case Studies

The study was a longitudinal, descriptive experimental two group pretest posttest design. Nursing students were randomly assigned to an ISE or a traditional practice session when they learned the skill of medication administration....

Last modified: 30th Apr 2020

The mechanism of action of film dosage form

Nursing Questions

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

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

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

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

Systematic Review Of Barcode Medication Administration Nursing Essay

Nursing Essays

One of the most important and potentially life altering tasks that a nurse must perform is that of medication administration. While the entire process may involve many disciplines, the bedside nurse ...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Issues Of Medication Errors Nursing Essay

Nursing Essays

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

A critical analysis of medication errors in relation to management

Nursing Essays

‘The process of medication use is a continuum of activities involving multiple health care professionals and multiple steps (that is, prescribing, transcribing, dispensing, administering, and mo...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

improving adherence to antipsychotic medications to patients

Nursing Essays

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

Concepts Of Medicine Adherence And Its Economic Burden Nursing Essay

Nursing Essays

Even though 45% of all medications prescribed in the UK are for older people, it is postulated that up to 50% of older people are non-compliant with their medication (SCIE, 2005). The prescription of ...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Compliane and concordance in relation to medication

Nursing Essays

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

Medication Administration Record System For Patient Safety Nursing Essay

Nursing Essays

The quality of patient care and safety is one of the most significant aspects of health care sector. Nursing and medical professionals face increased need of using information technology in day to da...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Medication Adherence And Treatment Satisfaction In Patients Nursing Essay

Nursing Essays

Abstract Background and Objective: Medication adherence and treatment satisfaction are important for successful therapeutic outcome. The objectives of this study were to (1) assess antipsychotic medic...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Role Of The Nurse In Safe Administration Of Oral Medication Nursing Essay

Nursing Essays

Administration of medicines to adults who are physically ill or injured is part of the adult nurses responsibility to provide holistic care and promote health (Veitch & Christie 2007). Medicines ...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

IMPORTANCE OF MEDICATION RECONCILIATION IN THE HEALTHCARE SETTING

Nursing Essays

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