SS comes to the pharmacy to refill his albuterol prescription for the fifth time in two months. He also did not fill his long acting steroid last month and admits to not taking it regularly. SS is experiencing an
SS exclaims "I just have too many medications. I am tired of dealing with all of them". Which of the following is the most empathetic response?
All of my asthma patient's feel that way. It is only natural.
I understand. My daughter has asthma and it is difficult to manage.
You sound very overwhelmed. It must be hard to remember all those medications.
Maybe you could try using a pill organizer or calendar app on your phone
Which of the following are appropriate questions to ask when designing a monitoring plan?
What is the best way to reach you to follow up?
Is it okay if I call to follow up with you in about a week to see how this medication is working?
Do you know how to use this medication properly?
Are you having any problems with this medication?
Latent injury is caused by latent failure.
Which of the following is most significant addition offered by the concept of pharmaceutical care to the "usual" drug use process?
Ensuring that pharmaceutical industry is following the law regarding sales and marketing of medications.
accurately dispensing medications by creating policies and procedures to reduce errors.
Ensuring that pharmaceutical industry is using the best manufacturing processes.
Creating an expectation that someone is helping a patient achieve better outcomes for a higher quality of life
Kevin is prescribed naproxen (a NSAID) for knee pain however he is already on a different NSAID for his arthritis. A month later he develops a severe GI Bleed and passes away from blood loss. Kevin experienced a:
None of the above
Hannah is a Type 1 diabetic on a short and long acting insulin but still isn't reaching her therapeutic goal. Scientific research shows that adding another drug symlin can help her achieve her goals. Where should you cite this research when making your recommendation to add this drug to her therapy?
Dalton was recently diagnosed afib an irregular heartbeat that isn't caused by a valve problem. This puts dalton at a greater risk of stroke. After reviewing the different drugs and citing the literature, your specific recommendation is xarelto 20 mg. Where should you put this recommendation?
Andy can't afford his medication so he doesn't fill it. Which category of drug therapy problems does this fall under?
It isn't a drug therapy problem. It is a personal problem.
Which of the following is the fifth step in the systematic approach to patient care?
counseling the patient and distributing the medication
designing a monitoring plan
implementing the monitoring plan
documenting therapeutic objectives
Professional dialog may best be defined as:
active listening and questioning by a healthcare provider which eventually focuses discussion to a conclusion about a patient
exchange of ideas and discussion between health care professionals
conversation about drug therapy problems with the patient
exchange of information between various health care providers for the benefit of the patient with the goal to improve outcomes.
Which of the following drug therapy problems fall under the category of effectiveness?
June take a medication that interacts with orange juice and lowers the bioavailability of the drug
Robert is taking medication for his thyroid but isn't achieving his therapeutical goals because the dose is too low
Bruno is taking a medication that interacts with a laboratory test
Vance isn't taking his medication as prescribed and frequently misses a dose or two.
which of the following drug therapy problems fall under the category of safety?
Taylor is taking a medication that is absolutely contraindicated for her condition
Julio isn't receiving a drug that is indicated for his condition
Seamus is taking a drug that interacts with his current medication and increases the availability of the drug to dangerous levels
Bartleby is taking a medication that is causing serious side effects
You are interviewing a patient named Sara and pull up her medication list from the EHR. Where should this go in your SOAP note?
Caleb was recently diagnosed with macular degeneration. His friend says to him "at least you don't have cancer". His friend is doing which of the following instead of showing empathy.
silver-lining his dilemma
generalizing his problem
solving his problem
validating his feelings
About 50% of DRM's are preventable
Xander has been overusing his albuterol and underusing his steroid. He went to a lawn mowing convention where his allergies made his asthma flair up. He was admitted to the hospital where he passed away a few hours later from asthma. Xander is experiencing a
Walter White comes to the pharmacy complaining that his nose feels funny. where would you document this in the SOAP note?