Flashcards in Drug Span - Throughout The Life Span Deck (20):
Things that are going to do harm to the fetus or embryo and cause permanent damage
Preimplantation, embryonic, fetal, ....
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Pregnancy Risk Categories: A, B, C, D, & X
Look them up
Body surface area
Most possionings occur at what age?
1-3 years of age. They like grape medication tastes. Never say that medicines are like "candy".
Preschooler age - real good to show them things like "teddy bear has an IV" or play with your stethoscope. (This is just info)
Just info on front card :)
School Aged Child?
Never shame kids. Ex: "don't be a crybaby". No one should be shamed. (Just info)
13-18 years old
They self-medicate without anyone knowing it. Drugs, alcohol, tobacco, marijuana. TEACH about HIV. Sexually active. Internal organs are not fully developed, especially renal & brain. (Just info)
Young adults use the least amount of Rx drugs, except for chronic disease process. (Info)
41-65 years old
65 and older
Poplypharmacy is an issue in older adults. See many HCP's. Need to do careful assessments and verbalize outcomes. (Info)
Glomerular Filtration Rate