Flashcards in Pharmacology Test One Deck (106)
The study of the effects of chemical substances on living tissues
Tests all drugs for effects, monitors them and tries to ensure safety
Federal Drug Administration
Everything that has been approved by the FDA
United States Pharmacopeia National Formulary
Monitors controlled substances
Drug Enforcement Administration
Privacy of patient information
Health Insurance Portability and Privacy Act
What is the first step of the drug approval process?
A few doses are given to healthy volunteers
What is the second phase of the drug approval process?
Doses are given to those with the disease or problem
What is the third phase of the drug approval process?
Doses are given to a larger group double-blind and placebo-controlled
What is the fourth phase of the drug approval process?
The drug is marketed for general use while monitoring the drugs effects
What is an example of a schedule I drug?
What is an example of a Schedule II drug?
What is an example of a Schedule III drug?
What is an example of a Schedule IV?
What is an example of a Schedule V drug?
Which schedule drug has no medical use and a high potential for abuse?
Which schedule drug has a high potential for abuse?
Which schedule drug has a potential for abuse less than I and II?
Which schedule drug may cause dependence?
Which schedule drug has very limited potential for dependence?
What is the nurse practice act?
Defines the scope of practice for nurses in that state
Describes the drugs chemical structure
The official or nonproprietary name for the drug - name is not owned by any pharmaceutic company and is universally accepted
Name chosen by the drug company and is usually registered trademark owned by that specific manufacturer
Person could have a unique reaction to medication because of social, cultural and biological phenomena
The effect of a drug that varies from the predicted response due to genetic factor
What is the use of pharmacogenetics?
Utilizes the knowledge from social sciences as well biologic and physical sciences while also integrating knowledge of a clients culture to provide holistic nursing care
Plant or plant part valued for its medicinal, savory, or aromatic qualities
Medicine derived from plants
Complementary and alternative medicine