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Issues Concerning Prescribed Drugs

physical. And, as stated, taken as directed, there is very low risk of negative side effects of any kind. 3. Anti-psychotics As ...

Young Victims of Suicide and Depression

and adolescents (Mahler, 2005). Of every twenty children, in fact, one has struggled with severe depression at one point or anoth...

Hepatotoxicity/Mechanisms

have been associated with NRTIs, which are believed to cause mitochondrial dysfunction, which range from oxidative damage to inhib...

Should New Drugs Be Labelled As ‘New’ To Indicate A Higher Risk Than Established Dugs?

funds used to ensure drug safety focused in the approval of new drugs. After a drug is approved there are few quality reports unde...

Kant, Ethics, Drug Companies, and Drug Sales

as it impedes upon the fundamental tenets of social responsibility. Doctors who accept these gifts - which might include but is n...

Psychologists and Drug Prescribing Privileges

In ten pages this report assesses whether or not prescribing drugs to clients should be a privilege enjoyed by psychologists in a ...

Clozapine Compared To Effects of Other Pharmaceuticals

Willwerth, 1992). Anxiety and depression are common (Wallis and Willwerth, 1992). Approximately eighty percent of individuals tr...

Nurse Practitioner

collaborating physicians name. Authority to prescribe controlled substances includes Schedule II-V as outlined in the prescribers ...

Firefighting and Labor

In a literature review consisting of twenty five pages this paper considers various labor issues concerning civilian fire casualti...

Homeschooling

child and then test to ensure/prove their child is learning the required levels presented by their school district. They must meet...

Issues with Regard to Gifted Students in the U.S.

clearly superior and feel good about it, but when they are in classes with nothing but other gifted students, the competition may ...

Adverse Drug Reaction Among Elderly Patients: Impact Upon Costs And Length Of Hospital Stay

population want to be able to take care of themselves, yet they are rarely given the tools with which to accomplish this objective...

Drug Use in the Workplace and its Solutions

within the workplace; in fact, in a recent study, it was chosen as the "most frequent substance used"5 to the tune of eighty-seven...

Employment Law and Employer Duties; A Case Study

is also an obligation on the employer to ensure that there are adequate welfare facilities arrangements, which may help counteract...

Medicalization Of Depression

the symptoms for diagnosing clinical depression. There must be at least five symptoms from the list that have lasted for at least ...

Phenytoin: Pathophysiological Condition

its efficacy and easy dispensability by pill, liquid or injection. In addition, its side effect rating is better than the other a...

Common Medications and Their Patient Information, Procedural Recommendations, and Side Effects

In forty two pages this paper examines drugs that are commonly prescribed for various conditions in a consideration of monitoring ...

Children and the Prescribing of Psychotropic Drugs

in the past (Goode, 2003). Research reveals pediatricians and child psychiatrists seem to be turning to pharmacological interventi...

Should The United States Legalize Medical Marijuana Use?

of such states as Montana (Anonymous, 2005), Rhode Island (Roman, 2006) as well as Alaska, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Maine, Ne...

Opposing Ritalin Prescription

very controversial and many say that children are "doped" which is a chemical alternative to treating the real problem ("Britain" ...

Nonadherence to Medical Instructions: Walker and Avant

issue via conceptual analysis, inasmuch as Walker and Avant provide specific steps that allow one to wholly define the ambiguous a...

Research on Polypharmacy and Elderly

with chronic conditions to live longer, despite the presence of these conditions. However, the pharmaceutical innovations that mak...

When To Test Employees for Drugs

Act of 1991 demanded mandatory drug and alcohol testing "for employees in safety-sensitive positions," and was implemented by the ...

Hydrocodone: An Overview

2004). Schedule II drugs, in comparison are not allowed to be refilled and: "are...

Hydrocodone Abuse

of Schedule III and, thereby, removes many of the usage restrictions. "Vicodin, Lortab--and more than 200 other products that con...

Chemical Dependency Issues

the substance replaces recreational social or occupational activities (American Psychiatric Association, 2000). * The continuing u...

Canadian Drug Testing in the Workplace

Employers in Canada face legislative restrictions concerning their abilities to test employees for drugs. This foundation level p...

Crystal Meth: Effects On Teens And Adults

use as of the early 1980s and continues to be one of the most commonly abused street drugs (Methamphetamine). Results from the 20...

Drug Therapy-Statins

bodies to produce an excessive amount of cholesterol (Statins safe, 2004). Left untreated, this condition is associated with havin...