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    the first machine for a slit lamp exam to study the structure of my eyes. The machine sort of looked like a science lab microscope turned upright. She guided me from machine to machine performing various tests, each of which I attempted to handle like an academic exam, trying my best to see and respond accurately. After my time with Kelly, she guided me into Dr. Gaines’ office. My optometrist, Dr. Gaines, used the final piece of equipment known as the phoropter to determine my eyeglass prescription. Basically, the final exam involved looking through a series of lenses to determine which lens (A or B) provided the best view. Most of the time, A and B appeared the same to me, so I wondered if my lack of certainty would result in the wrong prescription. Basically, all of the tests proved that I could see objects close to me, but not objects at a distance. Next, Dr. Gaines instructed me to return to the lobby to select an eyeglass frame. For some reason, I was more nervous about picking an eyeglass frame than undergoing the actual eye exam. From the no name brands to the pricy designer labels, all of the neatly aligned frames looked like walls and walls of nerdiness to me. “Pick something to try on,” my mom said while nudging me forward, jolting me out of my daze. Normally, she would have gone into diva shopping mode on me, but this time, she wanted me to pick out my new look. Surprisingly, the first frames I picked she really liked, stating that they enhanced my…

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    Institute at 1101 John A Denie Rd, to provide a refuge for citizens. We have relocated all of the prisoners that were housed here to other locations and cleared out the entire prison to make room for as many refugees as possible. Seeking shelter here is recommended if you do not have a safe place to go as its heavily fortified, food and medical supplies are available, and it will keep you safe. We strive to maintain a drug free environment here at the Red Cross. The use of drugs without a…

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    Medication errors are believed to be the fifth leading cause of death in the United States. These deaths can be prevented by the reduction of medication administration errors (MAEs) in the healthcare environment. Dr. Jean Watson implemented several simple caring practices at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta, Ga in 2009. The intention of these practices was to implement small changes on the nursing floor during the times of medication administration in an effort to eliminate distractions and…

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    Opioids Essay

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    wanted to learn more. I choose to focus on prescription drugs, mainly opioids, because of how readily available these drug are. Opioids are described as medications that relieve pain. Opioids reduce the intensity of pain signals sent to the brain and diminish the effects of a painful stimulus. Overuse of opioids leads to a tolerance of the medication, physical dependency,…

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    these drugs too soon." A Columbia University study revealed that the rate of prescribed antipsychotic drugs for 2 to 5 year-olds has doubled from 2000 to 2007. Researchers believe that of those children, only 40% were properly diagnosed. In response to these problems, Florida passed legislation that stated that children must receive approval from a professional before they are administered prescriptions. Most doctors also believed that mental disorders cannot be diagnosed in the first 5 years of…

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    to focus and drive safely. Whenever a new medication is prescribed or the dosage of a current medication is changed, it is important to educate the individual about the drug and have him/her avoid driving until the effects of the drug are known. Older adults are particularly vulnerable during medication changes because they may already have delayed reaction time or cognitive processing speed and the combination of existing physical or cognitive losses with medication induced losses can lead…

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    The Institution of Medicine has proven that marijuana can treat a variety of symptoms and illnesses (et al). Some of the symptoms that can be treated are “nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, and pain” (et al). According to the Institution of Medicine there is a small population of people that prescription medicine has no effect on (et al). Those individuals should be able to be treated with marijuana. Then again, any individual who wants to be treated with the drug should be able to. Yes,…

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    reinforcement because a person is not capable or remembering very long. Sometimes even small or momentary obtaining goals are encouraging. Both individuals stated that doctors overprescribe pain medication. Ron gave an example of going to the doctor to get work done on his teeth. He started to leave but was detained. The doctor stated he had forgotten to provide him with script for pain medication. Ron stated he still felt the effects of the nova cane and did not need pain medication.…

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    Heinz Dilemma Essay

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    system has become. Prescription drug prices have been rapidly rising, so much so that they may not reasonably be attainable for the typical citizen. Just in the year of 2014 to 2015, the total amount spent…

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    scription drug abuse and addiction Ocean drugs are good they help people cope with disorders and various health conditions people use prescription drugs hopefully every day but these drugs can also have an addictive effect to them prescription drugs are a rising problem throughout the world and can be gateway drugs for people that misuse or abuse their prescriptions or over-the-counter drugs and example of drug misuse is taking more than what is recommended for you cough syrup is safe until is…

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