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    other health-related events.7 In addition, it is very difficult for the FDA to verify and guarantee the safety of foreign prescription drugs,4 and that is a major health problem in itself. Another argument against this issue, is that, it is forcing patients to lie to their physicians about not following the proper prescribed recommendations.4 This is extremely dangerous, because physicians have no way of knowing what patients are doing in privacy to avoid the high cost of prescription drugs, unless they are honest. Moreover, these illicit practices by patients which can result in inaccurate post diagnosis or improper drugs and increased dosages that can be fatal. Problem Part 3: This policy is riddled and challenges and barriers since its implementation,…

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    "she was in bed with the cats doing a crossword puzzle." Louise further advised me that he went back to sleep and found the deceased laying supine in the hallway when he woke from his nap at approximately 1:30 PM on this day. Louise stated "I got out of bed to look for her so we could go down to the garage and have a smoke like we usually do, that's when I found her in the hallway unresponsive and not breathing so I called 911." Louise later provided a statement form. Louise stated that the…

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    allows the present study to identify the study cohorts and determine the outcome events. The Part D prescription drug event (PDE) data include pharmacy claims submitted by pharmacies to the Part D health plans for beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare Part D, which record prescription drugs identified by the National Drug Code, the date of dispensing, and the length of supply (also known as “days’ supply”). The use of the PDE data allows the present study to ascertain the starting time and duration…

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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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    driving impairment because of both symptoms and treatment (ex, orthopedic injury treated with opioids.) Older adults generally not only take more medication, they are also more susceptible to unwanted side effects. The Beers Criteria lists medications that are considered inappropriate for the older adult and should not be used or if used, monitored closely. http://www.pharmacist.com/node/84786 This list is useful when checking a driver’s medication list. Adverse effects of certain…

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    marijuana and prescription medications have been vigorously debated since numerous states in the United States have legalized medicinal marijuana, and in a recent event in the world, Uruguay legalized marijuana and the government regulates and sells it. Many marijuana researchers are saying that marijuana could end the need for most prescription drugs because marijuana can help with such a diverse amount of illnesses and diseases. Marijuana, compared to prescription medications from a medicinal…

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    Unit 4222-331

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    If the individual has concerns about their medication they are taking then speaking to the GP may offer advice and support. Unit 4222-331 Outcome 8 – Be able to record and report on use of medication 1. Explain how to record use of medication and any changes in an individual associated with it. The National minimum Standards for domiciliary care require that records are kept for the following activities: * Collection of prescriptions from the GP surgery * Collection of…

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    Dr. Hitzig Case Study

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    When a doctor is unable to physically see and touch a patient to exam him or her the doctor is more likely to let something slip through the cracks; something that could be life changing. “To me, there are no limits on how you can use telemedicine, but of course one of the cons is that you cannot personally touch or feel the patient” (Harper). Online doctors have to rely on patients to tell the doctor what is wrong with them. For the cyberchondrias whose use google to diagnose them or the…

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    Surroundings Patient privacy is necessary to remain HIPAA compliant – while patients can use Bond anywhere with a data connection, Bond physicians are required to use the application in a secure setting. Bond is also legally required to verify that patients are in states or countries in which the physicians are licensed to practice. Procedures / Data and Data Structures The physicians must also follow a strict procedure in collecting data from the patient, using PracticeFusion, an EHR, to record…

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    Kiara Smith is a sixteen-year-old female. She is African American and Asian, her father is African American and her mother is Asian. Her mother passed away when she was eight. Her father is currently raising her. Kiara’s father works two jobs to ensure that she receives the best education. She currently attends a private school. Kiara has many friends that she spends time with when her father is working. She believes in God but does not partake in going to church. She does not know her mother’s…

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