Chapter 14 Pharmacological HX

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intentional no report on meds
Fear course of treatment will be altered or info may be omkttedndue to fear of violation of confidentiality (stds, hiv)
Unintentional no report on meds
Those that client does not view as medications (otc/herbs/ aspirin/ vitamins)
Therapeutic effect
When drugs interact w target tissues to produce target effect
Side effect
Undesired effects
drug toxicity
Toxin induced cell damage and cell death from medication
Hepatotoxic
toxic to the liver
nephrotoxic
destructive to kidney tissue
Neurotoxic
Nerve damage
cardiotoxic
poisonous to heart
drug hypersensitivity
abnormal reaction or sensitivity to a drug
True allergenic response
Rash
Hives
Bronchospasm
Life threatening allergenic response
Hemolysis
Anaphylaxis
Bone marrow suppression
Treatment for allergenic response
Epinephrine
Antihistamines
Corticosteroids
cross sensitivity
Penicillin/ cephalosporin
Teratogenicity
Negative effects on fetal development - cross placenta/ excreted into breast milk
drug idiosyncracy
Unique response to a drug that is unexpected or different from known published effects
drug tolerance
Need to take larger doses of the drug to produce same response often due to rapid drug metabolism