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2011-10-09 20:36:40
N1 Pharmacology

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  1. What is the nurses responsibility after administering medications?
    assess effectiveness & recognition of unfavorable reactions
  2. First law against drugs
    Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906
  3. Law that stated drugs had to be free of impure products
    Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906
  4. Protected citizens from altered drugs and drugs that contained harmful ingredients not listed on the label
    Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906
  5. Drugs had to be free of adultrents
    Food, drug, and cosmetic Act of 1938
  6. Food, drug, and cosmetic act of 1938 was a result of ___________.
    Sulfanilamide (antibacterial) mixed with Diatholin Glycol (antifreeze)
  7. Added the requirement that a drug must be proven safe before it can be marketed
    Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
  8. First law to regulate the safety of a drug and gave FDA the authority to approve drugs
    Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938
  9. What must be on the label of drugs?
    • -Official name of drug
    • Name/address of manufacturer, packager, or ditributor
    • -Directions of use
    • -Recommended dosage/frequency
    • -Warning "this may be habit forming"
    • -New drug warning "Caution, investigational use"
    • -Must be true
  10. What act distinguished between prescription and non prescription drugs?
    Durham-Humphrey Amendment of 1952
  11. Another term for prescription drugs is _________.
  12. 1954 Polio Vaccine was the __________ vaccine.
  13. All drugs had to be safe and effective before marketed
    Kefauver-Harris Admendment of 1962
  14. Kefauver-Harris Admendment stated that drugs after _______ had to be tested.
  15. Act that established testing procedures for new drugs
    Kefauver-Harris Admendment of 1962
  16. Mothers who took medication for depression
  17. Classifid potential and medical usefulness with the use of schedules
    Controlled Substance Act of 1970
  18. Drugs that might have a high potential for abuse and no approved medical use
    Schedule 1
  19. Ex of Schedule 1 drugs
    • Heroin
    • LSD
    • Peyote
    • Marijuana
  20. High potential for abuse, but have excepted medical use, severe dependence (no refill)
    Schedule 2
  21. Ex of Schedule 2 drugs
    • amphetamine
    • codine
    • opium
    • morphine
    • ritalin
  22. Medically accepted drugs that cause mild physical or psycologic dependence
    Schedule 4
  23. Examples of Schedule 4 drugs
    • phenobarbital
    • diazapen
    • valium
    • zantacs
  24. Medically accepted drugs with very limited potential for mild physical/psychologic dependence
    Schedule 5
  25. Ex of Schedule 5 drugs
    • Robitussin AC
    • OTC cough syrups with codeine
  26. How can schedule 3 drugs be refilled?
    written or telephone
  27. Medically accepted drugs that may cause dependence (moderate to low physical, High psychological)
    Schedule 3
  28. Examples of schedule 3 drugs
    • anabolic steroids
    • Tylenol with codeine
    • loratab
  29. How can schedule 4 meds be refilled?
    Telephone Rx
  30. Schedule 5 can be dispensed by _________ without prescription.
  31. Oral orders for meds must be signed when?
    within 72hrs
  32. All Schedules must carry label that says....
    Federal law prohibits dispensing to any person other than prescribed
  33. Who signs out and checks narcotics?
    2 nurses
  34. Nurse's responsibility for narcotics
    • Must count controlled substances at beginning of shift with nurse going off shift
    • double locked cabinet
    • sign drug out in log book
    • account for wasted portion of doses