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Chapter 7

Notes Review

Who are the primary practitioners that can order prescription drugs? Medical doctors (MD), doctors of osteopathy (DO), dentists (DSS), and veterinarians (DVM).
Prescriptions are subject to the rules and regulations of what? Federal and state laws.
Why were these regulations created? To protect the patient and provide for certain minimum standards of practice.
In institutional settings, who generally administers meds to patients? Nursing staff.
ad right ear
au each ear
od right eye
SL sublingually, under the tongue
pv vaginally, onto the vagina
pr rectally, into the rectum
SC subcutaneous
SR, XR, XL slow/extended release
ac before food/meals
pc after food/meals
ss one-half
gtt drop
aa of each
qs, qs ad add sufficient quantity to make
UD as directed
DAW dispense as written
Who can counsel patients on the use of OTC meds? Only the pharmacist
Who can receive telephone requests for new prescriptions? Only the pharmacist
Can the PT fax or telephone refill and clarification requests to prescribers? Yes
Can the PT consult formularies and respond to third-party adjunction messaging? Yes
A prescription may be transferred from one pharmacy to another by fax, phone, or electronically depending on what? The state rules
The prescription label provides info for the patient regarding what? The dispensed medication and how to take it.
Created by: Ms.little1