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Tag: Prescriptions

A prescription is a doctors order for the preparation and administration of a drug or device for a patient, and is only available by the order of a doctor or health professional. A prescription is dispensed by a pharmacist.

Prescriptions

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Essay on the Opioid Crisis in the Workplace

Nursing Essays

Prescription drug abuse has skyrocketed over the past decade, especially from Opioid analgesics, and has become a serious epidemic in today’s society....

Last modified: 30th Jun 2021

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

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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

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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

Implications of the Opiod Crisis on Healthcare Administration

Nursing Essays

Abstract Over the past decade, the opioid crisis in the United States has reached a fever pitch. The sharp increase in opioid pain reliever prescriptions has correlated with a significant increase in ...

Last modified: 12th May 2020

Study On Unprofessional Conduct By A Nurse

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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

Examining the assessment skills of Nurses capable of prescribing drugs

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Over the recent years, there was an escalating emphasis on the need for nurses to develop assessment consultation and history taking skills for prescribing patients with drugs as well as to gain knowl...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Direct to Consumer Advertising of Prescription drugs

Nursing Essays

Abstract – In Pharmaceutical industry, promotional advertisements are mostly targeted towards physicians but in recent years trend has shifted towards consumer advertisement. In many cases of &#...

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

Nurse Provides Prescription Medicine Without Authority

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

Study On The Concept Of Non Medical Prescribing

Nursing Essays

I have studied my bachelors in India where almost all the times only doctors are involved in prescribing medicines. The concept of non-medical prescribing where other health professionals are actively...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Study On Medication Errors, Causes And Prevention

Nursing Essays

Medication errors are defined as any mistake or false judgment in prescription, dispensing or administering medication, thus it may be a doctor’s, a pharmacist’s or a nurse’s mistake...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Nurse Prescribing in the Community

Nursing Essays

Introduction This essay analyses a recent (i.e., not older than 5 years) development in community nursing practice for adults. The essay picks one area of the community nurses’ role and explores th...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Quality Improvement Project for Patient Prescription Record

Nursing Essays

The aim of this quality improvement project is to ensure that nurses record in the designated box on patients Prescription and administration record (to be referred to as: Kardex) if High Dose Antips...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Issues of Nurse Prescribing in the UK

Nursing Essays

Introduction The changing face of the NHS is a topic of controversy and debate from the perspectives of professionals and policy makers. The last three decades have seen a transformation in nursing i...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Issue of the Over-Prescription of Antibiotics

Nursing Essays

TITLE: “Over-prescription of antibiotics now threatens the future health of millions”. Analyse and discuss this statement with reference to specific examples, using a range of academic sourc...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Prescription Drug Abuse Amongst Teenagers Health And Social Care Essay

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INTRODUCTION This project is designed to illustrate the effects of prescription and over the counter drug abuse. It will not only show a comparison between the effects of illicit drugs and prescripti...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Misuse Of Opiates Health And Social Care Essay

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The misuse and abuse of illicit and prescription opiates is a growing problem in the United States. Even though Americans make up less than 5 percent of the world’s population, we consume close...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Prescription Drug Abuse

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Introduction. When we think of drug addicts and abuse we normally think of people who take the common street drugs such as cocaine, crack, heroine, or other illegal drugs. However most people don...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction

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Introduction: The studies that have been conducted to understand the concepts of drug abuse have had very misconception in narrowing down the concept of addiction. The main perceptions of the studies...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Empowering Users of Health & Social Care Services

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Table of Contents Introduction Case Study 1 Case Study 2 Question 1 Analyzing the presenting factors affecting decisions to self-medicate The risks most likely to occur Measures to minimize the risk ...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Psychotropics in Paediatrics or Adolescents

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Introduction Psychotropic drugs are medications and chemical formulations that cross the blood brain barrier to act on the central nervous system to stimulate the change of mood and behaviour of an i...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Patient-Focused Pharmacy Arguments

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Catalysts For Change: Will Pharmacy in the United States Embrace Them? David A. Latif, M.B.A., Ph.D.   OBJECTIVES: To briefly discuss previous paradigm change calls for pharmacy practice to move t...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

An Investigation into GP's Promotion, Prescription and Referral of Physical Activity for Obesity

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Title: Ethics Supplementary Information Table of Contents Section A: Detailed study rationale………………………………………………..3 Section B: study...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Antipsychotic Prescription Rates & Implications for Children and Adolescent Populations

Nursing Essays

As the United States enters one of the worst drug crises in its history, children and adolescents are being prescribed mediation at younger and younger ages and at faster and faster rates (Vitiel...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020