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NUR210 Exam 1
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Federal Pure Drug and Food Act
drugs had to be pure because pharmacies had been adding things to their drugs, they wanted across the board reliability. No additives, if you did, mark it down.
Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act
because sulfa drugs were being mixed with antifreeze, it was required that drugs be tested for their toxic level.
must prove that the drug works.
Controlled Substance Act
cocaine was legal until then, hard drugs can still be used, just be monitored.
Orphan Drug Act
drug companies got tax breaks if they did research on small groups of people, like HIV/AIDS victims.
Experimental Drugs for the Desperately Ill
didn't have to go through tons of safety testing because the patients were going to die soon.
Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act
drug companies had to tell people 6 months in advance if they were going to take their drug off the market. Off label usage included in insert.
Best Pharmaceuticals for Children
effectiveness and safety
Pediatric Research Equity Act
pediatric effectiveness and safety of a drug.
FDA Amendments Act
follow up and market research
a description of the drug using the nomenclature of chemistry
assigned by the United States Adopted Names Council and is the same name known worldwide
"brand" name, name under which a drug is marketed
how much, and how fast the drug leaves the site of administration and is delivered into the circulatory system
the movement of drugs throughout the body
biotransformation; enzymatic alteration of a drug
removal of drug from the body
intramuscular, intravenous, subcutaneous, intradermal
sublingual, rectal, inhalation, dermal, vaginal
Time needed for amount of drug in body to decrease by 50%.
helps and promotes the response of a drug
blocks the drug from making a response
tells you how safe a drug is
Minimum Effective Concentration Level
plasma drug level below which therapeutic effects will not occur
Toxic Concentration Levels
plasma level at which toxic effects begin
range of plasma drug levels between the MEC and toxic concentration
increase therapeutic effect, increase adverse effects, decrease effectiveness, decrease side effects
alters the rate of absorption, inhibits drug metabolism, increases toxicity of a drug
Adverse Drug Reaction
unintended, undesired effect that occurs at normal drug doses
Dose Related ADR
patient may not be able to handle normal dose
Patient Related ADR
patient has some other issue causing a reaction with the drug
antigen/antibody reaction with a drug
reduced reaction to a drug following repeated use
state of needing a drug in order to function normally, withdrawal symptoms upon cessation of use
6 Rights Of Med Administration
drug, patient, dose, route, time, documentation
short duration, usually resolves with tissue healing, triggers ANS response, sharp and localized, grimacing and guarding
greater than 6 months, persisting beyond tissue healing, usually effects personality, lifestyle and function
Gate Control Theory
there are different spots on the body where if you "close the gate" with some sort of physical intervention it cuts off pain stimulus to the brain
Non-Pharmalogical Pain Relief Techniques
relaxation, distraction, imagery, skin stimulus
block the narcotic agonist from working through blocking kappa and mu receptor sites
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