Side effects are typically worse during initial days of treatment. Required “Black Box” warnings for Adderall include high abuse potential, drug dependence, and increased risk of serious cardiovascular adverse events and sudden death (Moore, 2014). Adverse effects of Adderall also include CNS and cardiac toxicity (Kee, 2012). This drug is contradicted in some patients. Adderall should not be prescribed to patients with known structural heart abnormality, arrhythmia, or hypertension.
Hence, assessment of holistic needs of patient looks for the determinants of health. However, patients frequently omit to explain regarding the OTC preps plus the herbal needs, which also needs to explain the usage of contraindicated drugs as it all explains the illegal needs of the
In the hospital there is continuously a chance of medical errors, “Chasing Zero” is the initiative to change that. Families who has suffered tragedies due to human error in the healthcare setting have come together to ensure future patients do not suffer from the same mistakes. There are multiple improvements that are being put in place. One major change is to help with medication errors, it is an additional check to ensure the nurse is following the five right of medication administration. Before administrating the medication along with the three checks the nurse themselves should have already done, they also have to scan the medication along with the patients wristband.
This essay will show how substance abuse and its related disorder is being portrayed in the film. Substance use disorder According to WHO, substance abuse is defined as the consumption of substances that affect the mind in levels that are considered harmful (WHO). Substance abuse covers the abuse of alcohol and drugs such as opioids, amphetamines and cocaine. Substance use disorder is therefore a condition where the use of a substance such as alcohol leads to a severe impairment in one’s ability to be a functional human being. Components of substance use disorder include addiction, dependence and abuse.
What will be the affect on society in exploiting the vulnerability and desperation of a drug-addict? What happens to those patients who are not seeking permanent birth control as a means of preventing reproduction but for the cash, $200? In the circumstances, who is liable for the damages should the procedure fail the purpose of birth control? As according to the case of Buck v. Bell, 274 U.S. 200 (1927), and Mr. Justice Homes affirmed to “prevent those who are manifestly unfit from continuing their kind”, and the court would promote the best interests of the individual by means of detailed procedural requirements and would not sterilize individuals or groups for the supposed “good of society” (Harris, 2008, p. 266). With due respect, it is illegal to promote long-term or permanent birth control to the specific groups or individuals for the supposed good of society.
Moreover, the degree of hemorrhage may appear striking and disproportionate to the external and internal evidence of injury. Here in our case also the assault might have looked minor for witnesses since the person was assaulted by hands and feet only but certainly it resulted in sub arachnoid hemorrhage of traumatic origin. Aspiration is the inhalation of regurgitated gastric contents, it commonly occurs in patients who have marked disturbances of consciousness such as that resulting from a drug overdose, alcohol intoxication, seizures, a massive cerebro vascular accident, traumatic brain injury or the use of anaesthetist.11 In this case the patient vomited due to head injury and there was also a blunt trauma to abdomen which gave rise to increase in abdominal pressure which caused regurgitation of gastric contents which in turn caused aspiration. Further the alcohol intoxication in this patient resulted in diminished reflexes. Combined effect of aspiration and diminished reflexes resulted in asphyxia caused due to chocking of aspirated vomited contents leads to death of the patient.
Medication error (ME) is defined as “improper dosage, delivery of an incorrect medication administration to wrong patient, and inappropriate medication therapy” (XU et al., 2014, p. 286). ME is a long threat standing threat and is common errors in health care setting. It outcome can lead to physically harmful, fatal and prolong hospitalization, and enormously costly. In the mental health setting, some of causes of ME are, similarities of generic and brand names of drug, similarities of container labels and packages, and illegible of handwriting prescription. In this paper, the issue of medication administration error related to sound-alike and look-alike medications will be examines and implement a policy and procedure to prevent this error
These include: mind-altering effects, the amount one uses, and consumption. Anxiety, distrust, fear, panic, laughter/happiness, and appetite are categorized into mind-altering effects. However, these symptoms are only reached when it is overused, which leads us into overdose. When overdosed, the symptoms above can occur. Another worry that people may have could be how the drug is consumed.
There is large investments being made in new technology to reduce production times and improve quality so that patients receive the best quality products in the swiftest manner. Patient care is at the heart of Janssen as clinical trials are on site to always try to gain more information on the potential products to improve. Janssen is a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, so to look at the organisation structure it must fall under J&J’s structure first. J&J’s organisation can be split into three main factions; Consumer healthcare, medical devices and pharmaceuticals. Consumer healthcare is concerned with J&J’s baby care, skin care, oral care and woman’s health care products.
Opioids are substances that act on opioid receptors to produce morphine-like effects. Medically they are primarily used for pain relief, including anesthesia. Opioids are also frequently used non-medically for their euphoric effects or to prevent withdrawal symptoms. Examples of opioids are morphine, heroin, oxycodone, and methadone. Opioid overdose is an acute and serious condition due to excessive opioids use.
I would explain to him that all containers and pipes must have a legible label on them written in English. The label will be cross-referenced with the Material Safety Data Sheet and will have a keyword on the label for the employees to easily recognize and find the chemical in the MSDS. I would also instruct him or her to evaluate the employee 's knowledge on what hazards the chemicals pose and for the employee to prove that he or she knows how to look up the chemical by looking at the label and finding the chemical in the MSDS(David
Recommendations • Continuous patient education should be incorporated in to clinical activities at all clinic locations. This is to enlighten patients on the activities that can adversely affect the accuracy of body composition estimation, when carried out just before visit to the clinics. This will help in maintaining industrial standard. • Specialists taking the body composition estimation should be trained on the importance of adhering strictly to the acceptable protocols of patients check-in and preparation for body composition estimation. They should be hold accountable for any breach in protocols.
Each veteran will be administered a new VA identification card that has “bar-lines” for scanning purposes. When a veteran’s medication is administered, the nurse scans the veteran’s card, in addition to scanning the medication that is to be administered. The veterans are asked their full name and last four of their social security number, however with the scanning of their cards, it provides the additional security when confirming their allergies, age, weight, and gender. The study will use a monitoring system that is used by the VA’s called Surveillance of adverse drug events (ADEs). This system is used for reporting observed and new ADEs at the VA (VA, 2014).
In additional to the original threaded discussion, level one codes are based on the documentation used for CPT. The Healthcare portability and protection act (HIPPA) of 1996, mandated that all claims be reported using HCPCS. HIPAA made HCPCS codes mandatory for billing and coding. It is also very important that every claim and any medical information is done through and acted by HIPPA regulation to ensure the patients privacy. When a patient first visit a medical facility a copy of the notice of privacy must be provided to the patient, this will explain how to exercise his or her rights under HIPAA.