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Medical Prescription

Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic Kartia Kelly COM/156 May 19, 2013 Eileen Kicmal A recent poll conducted by the Partnership for a Drug Free America found that adolescents listed drugs as the most important problem facing people their age; prescription drug use is a major problem in our country. (Sallin, 2006; Partnership for a Drug Free America). In the United States the second most commonly abused category of drugs are prescription drugs, which is then followed...

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Prescription Drug Abuse, an Exploratory Approach

while often helpful, can also be harmful. Prescription drugs are often prescribed to patients to help overcome their ailments but some drugs can become addictive and potentially dangerous. Many people argue that drug abuse would decrease if drugs were decriminalized. These people are often referring to illegal street drugs, yet they fail to consider the problems caused by drugs that are already legal and lawfully distributed. It is also argued that prescription drugs (specifically opioids, depressants...

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SOP for control drug prescription check

CONTROLLED DRUG Prescription i. Check the details on the prescription (same form for both NHS and private) Prescriber : Signature, name, address (check the signature) Patient : Surname, Forename address of the, age is not require Drug : Name, form(verify if diff from PMR), strength, dose (must detail eg: one as directed not as directed, one prn not prn), quantity (check if it is excessive or not) -both in number and wording ex: 100 (one hundred) can change this by yourself no need to ask the...

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Mcdonaldization: Health in a Fastfood Society

file number, which is your only identity for the time you spend within the hospital environment. After seeing the doctor you may come out with a few prescriptions which furthers your nameless ordeal. When you drop nameless ordeal. When you drop into a pharmacy to have a prescription filled the first thing they ask is if you know your prescription number. If you cannot remember it, your actual name is a secondary possibility as a means of identification. Before paying you may have to show your...

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Data Flow Diagram

Hospital fills medical prescriptions for all patients and distributes these medications to the nurse stations responsible for the patient’s care. Medical prescriptions are written by doctors and sent to the pharmacy. A pharmacy technician reviews the prescriptions and sends them to the appropriate pharmacy station. Prescriptions for drugs that must be formulated (made on-site) are sent to the lab station, prescriptions for off-the-shelf drugs are sent to the shelving station, and prescriptions for narcotics...

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essat

In United States, we have a major problem with the addiction of prescription drugs. “Prescription drugs are playing an increasingly larger role in U.S. life, with nearly half of all Americans taking one or more medications” (Thompson 2013-2014). “Since I went to pharmacy school, I learned Drug Enforcement Administration’s  (DEA) and FDA rules and regulation which made me  wonder about how and why misuse and abuse of prescription drugs costs the country an estimated of $53.4 billion, which is very...

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Deontological Second Paper

physicians to make decisions on their pharmaceutical needs. Before 1985, prescription drugs could not be advertised directly to consumers. The U.S Food and Drug Administration passed a rule that allowed Direct-to-consumer drug advertising in 1985. This ruling was passed on the condition that warning information was provided about side effects and other dangers. “Directto-consumer advertising is the promotion of prescription drugs through newspaper, magazine, television, and internet marketing....

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Professional Liability

explore how an individual in this profession might be held liable for negligence. I will also examine ways that they may proactively avoid or prevent that negligence. A pharmacist is the healthcare provider that has a duty to dispense prescription drugs to the patient. They provide information about those drugs and help patients understand the instructions their doctors or other health practitioners provided (McKay, 2010). The pharmacist also gives information to the patient about possible...

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The Future of Pharmacy

medication and patient care. Three concepts that were learned in pharmacy practice that was not known before taking this course was compounding a prescription, the huge responsibilities of a pharmacist managing patient care, and the role pharmacy technicians play in community pharmacies. A Pharmacist dispense prescription drugs to people in need of medical assistance, they counsel patients on the use of their medication, Pharmacists advise physicians, and other healthcare professionals on dosages...

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Professionalism: Pharmacists

a profession or a professional person. Yet the White Paper on Pharmacy Student Professionalism says it is displaying values, beliefs and attitudes that put the needs of another about your personal needs. There is still another definition. The Medical Professionalism Project says professionalism is the basis of medicine's contract with society. It demands placing the interests of patients above those of the physician, setting and maintaining standards of competence and integrity, and providing...

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