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What are some barriers to medication histories?
Communication
Lack of medical records
Underreporting
Multiple medications and Dzs
Describe the components of Mental Status Assessment
1.Cognitive Function (clock-drawing test, MMSE)
2.Depression rating scales (Geriatric depression scale, Beck depression inventory)
3.Alcohol Dependence and Substance abuse (CAGE)
Describe CAGE Questionaire
Have you ever felt you should Cut down on your drinking?
Have you ever been Annoyed by criticism of your drinking?
Have you ever felt Guilty about your drinking?
Have you ever experienced an Eye opener?
Two components of Functional Status
ADLs
IADLs
Describe ADLs
Activities of Daily living
1.Eating
2.Dressing
3.Bathing
Describe IADLs
Instrumental Activities of Daily living
1.Housework
2.Travel
3.Shopping
4.Laundry
5.Telephone
6.Medication
7.Money
8.Food preparation
What are some agents of concern that have Anticholinergic and or sedative properties?
Amitriptyline
Doxepin
Chlorpheniramine
Benadryl
Hydroxyzine
Carisoprodol
Flexeril
Methocarbamol
Oxybutynin
Dicyclomine
Hyoscyamine
Disopyramide
What are some agents of concern that have an increased risk of falls?
BZDs (Chlordiazepoxide, diazepam, flurazepam)
Antidepressents (TCAs)
What are some agents of concern that have an increased risk of orthostasis?
Antiplatelets (Dipyrimadole)
AntiHTN (Guanethidine, Guanadrel, doxazosin, clonidine)
What are some agents of concern that have an increased risk of CNS adverse reactions?
Analgesics such as Indomethacin, pentazocine, mperidine, fluoxetine
What are some agents of concern that have hematologic ADR's?
Antiplatelet agents such as Ticlopidine
What are osme agents of concern that have Cardiac Adverse Reactions?
Thyroid hormone (dessicated thyroid)
Describe some agents of concern that have hypoglycemic effects?
Chlorpropamide (anti-diabetic agent)