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What is it called when you request for a medication that's to be administered to a patient in a hospital?

Medication orders

Can you somewhat control emphysema with medication?

In the early stages of emphysema, you can control it with medication, but eventually the patient requires oxygen rather than medication.

What is the difference between administering medicine and assisting with medicine?

Administering medication means actually giving meds, especially by injection or other means than having the patient take the medication. Assisting with medication means assisting the patient administer their own medication, such as arranging them and having them ready for the patient to take, or reminding the patient to take their meds.

How do you know when to give prn medication?

When the patient is complainning of the symptoms that the medication relieves

Do you need medical training to do Botox?

You need to be licensed to inject medication, and need a prescriber writing a patient-specific prescription for it.

What is a carpule?

A carpule is a cartridge that contains medication in liquid form to be inserted in a syringe to distribute medication to a patient.

What is the medical term meaning when patient at doctor an don't get his medication for the day?

There's no special term for the condition in which a patient is at the doctor and doesn't get his medication for the day.

Does the Good Samaritan Law apply if a medical Assistant orders medication for a patient who has taken the medication before but dies?

No it does not apply a ma should not be ordering medication.

What is the best therapy for anxiety?

It all depends on the person if medication or counseling will be the thing to help them with anxiety. Medication is really not the answer though. Medication will only treat the patient, but not cure.

What are the essential factors when assisting with self medication?

Regarding self-medication, a doctor who treats himself has a fool for a patient.

Can nurse force patient to take medication?

Pt rights state that anyone has the right to refuse medication/treatments.

How many milligrams of medication is the patient receiving per day if A medication contains 5 milligramsmilliliter and a patient is taking 1 teaspoon of it 3 times daily.?


Why is the solubility of a medication important when considering the action of the medication in or on the human body?

Solubility refers to the medications ability to dissolve and be taken up into the blood stream. This is important because if a medication can't be absorbed, the patient won't get the effects of said medication. Often, this is looked at in terms of dosing. If a patient isn't able to absorb 50% of the medication, they may need a higher dosage.

The five rights of medication despensing?

Right patient, right medication, right route, right time, right dose.

8 If a medication contains 1 mgml how much of the medication would you give to administer 5 mg to the patient?


Is Compound medication or Compound pharmacy more useful for allergic patients?

For an allergic patient, a compounding pharmacist can create a personalized medication, formulated to give the patient the treatment they need.

What do we mean by adjusting a client's posture prior to giving medication?

A patient taking oral medication should be positioned to help swallow safely without aspiration. And of course, a patient getting medication per rectum should be appropriately positioned to facilitate that route.

A request for medication that is to be administered to a patient in a hospital is called?

A. prescription

How is patient assessment is done in venipuncture?

Are you on blood thinner medication?

For a patient in PEA which medication would be given first?


Can a patient with nasogastric tube take medication sublingual?


Which medication is contraindicated if the patient is allergic to Penicillin and Cephalosporin?


Who is the best person to be managing or in charge of medication?

If possible the patient.

What to do when a client refuses their medication?

Sometimes the medication can be put their food, such as applesauce, and that will motivate the patient to take it. You should determine why the patient does not want to take the medication. The person could be fearful of being poisoned or does not like the way the medication makes him or her feel. If you cannot get the person to take medications call his or her physician's office and let the doctor know what is happening. The pharmacist will know if the medication can be put in foods. Some meds cannot be put into food. The pharmacist may be willing to speak to the patient too.

Can an Osteopathic physician prescribe medication?

Yes.The ability of any physician to prescribe medications, whether MD or DO, depends on their own vigilance and training. It does not depend on the designation after his/her name.Yes, osteopathic physicians (D.O.) can prescribe medication to a patient when it is medically appropriate.