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Informing Patients About Drugs

David E. Kanouse

Informing Patients About Drugs

Summary Report on Alternative Designs for Prescription Drug Leaflets (Rand Corporation//Rand Report)

by David E. Kanouse

  • 51 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Rand Corp .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evaluation,
  • Information services,
  • Pharmacology,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Drugs,
  • Labeling

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8187755M
    ISBN 100833003518
    ISBN 109780833003515

    The question / answer page reminds of these risks and provides access to existing information documents, in particular the patient information guide and the patient card. By the end of , ANSM specifies, the QR code referring to this page will be printed on the rubric for the respective drugs, a measure adopted within the European program.   Just over 8 percent had been introduced to the drug before they were With statistics like that, many parents want to discuss drugs with their children during their elementary school years. An effective way to bring up the subject is through resources for parents and developmentally appropriate books .

    Drug Knowledge — Chapter and Verse We have built relationships with hundreds of authors and consultant editors from the healthcare professions who help construct and validate our trusted printed resources, including handbooks and manuals geared for pharmacists, physicians and other prescribers, nurses and advanced practice nurses, dental professionals, and students.   A patient taking five medications produced by five generic manufacturers, theoretically faces 3, possible arrays of tablets for what are, chemically and clinically speaking, the same drugs.

      Drug therapy plays a major part in the treatment of patients. Traditionally, medicines have been prescribed by doctors and the nurse’s responsibility has been to ensure safe and reliable administration and to monitor side-effects. However, in the law was changed to allow district nurses and health visitors employed in pilot sites throughout England to prescribe from a limited formulary. NHS inform is Scotland's national health information service helping the people in Scotland to make informed decisions about their own health and the health of the people they care for.


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[David E Kanouse; United States. Food and Drug. Get this from a library. Informing patients about drugs--analysis of alternative designs for flurazepam leaflets. [Sandra H Berry; United States. Food and Drug Administration.; Rand Corporation.;] -- The research reported is the most thorough investigation to date on the effect of patient package inserts (PPIs).

It represents a prospective study of the effects of various prototype PPIs on. Some drugs may also have labeling information for patients such as Medication Guides, Patient Package Inserts and Instructions for Use.

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This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Data sources include IBM Watson Micromedex (updated 10 Aug ), Cerner Multum™ (updated 3 Aug ).

If the patient is ready to quit, assist his/her in efforts to stop using drugs. If the patient is unwilling to quit, raise awareness about drugs as a health problem. Let the patient know that you will revisit the issue at future visits. Assist: Offer help based on the patient’s readiness level.

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