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Name 18 natural/herbal products?
arnica
black cohosh
chondroitin
dongquai
echinacea
feverfew
garlic
ginger
ginkgo
ginseng
glucosamine
hawthorne
kava-kava
milk thistle
SAMe
saw palmetto
St. John's wort
valerian
Name 18 natural/herbal products?
arnica
black cohosh
chondroitin
dongquai
echinacea
feverfew
garlic
ginger
ginkgo
ginseng
glucosamine
hawthorne
kava-kava
milk thistle
SAMe
saw palmetto
St. John's wort
valerian
Name 18 natural/herbal products?
arnica
black cohosh
chondroitin
dongquai
echinacea
feverfew
garlic
ginger
ginkgo
ginseng
glucosamine
hawthorne
kava-kava
milk thistle
SAMe
saw palmetto
St. John's wort
valerian
Natural/herbal products are used for a variety of conditions. Prescriptions are not required and consumers have the choice of many products.
okay
Usage of these agents is based on historical and sometimes anecdotal evidence. The FDA has little control over these agents, so currently there is little standardization among products.
okay
Contraindications?
Hypersensitivity and most products are ____ extracts that may contain a variety of impurities.
plant
Precautions?
Elderly, pediatric, and pregnant or lactating patients should be aware that these agents carry many of the same risks as ____ ____. Patients with serious chronic medical conditions should consult their hcp before use.
prescription medications
Interactions?
Which 2 herbal/natural products have the greatest risk for serious interactions?
St. John's wort
kava-kava
ASSESSMENT:
Assess the condition for which the patient is taking the product.
okay
List one potential nursing diagnoses?
Knowledge, deficient, related to disease processes and medication regimen
Discuss with patient the reason for using the product. Encourage patient to choose products with ___ label, if possible, to guarantee content and purity of medication.
USP
EVALUATION:
Clinical response to therapy can be evaluated by?
Improvement in condition for which medication was taken.