Question and answer
identify common types of medication in social care settings
Types of medication prescribed and administered to individuals: antibiotics (used to fight infection); analgesics (used to relieve pain); antihistamines (used to relieve allergy symptoms, [ eg hay fever); antacids (used to relieve indigestion); anticoagulants (used to prevent blood clotting, eg following heart attack, thrombosis, some surgical procedures); psychotropic medicine (eg used to treat
depression); diuretics (used to get rid of excess fluids in the body); laxatives (used to alleviate constipation); hormones (eg insulin, contraceptives, steroids, Hormone Replacement Therapy); cytotoxic medicines (used to treat some forms of cancer) Classification of medication: prescription only medicine (POM); over-the-counter medicine (P – in the presence of pharmacist, GSL – General Sales List); controlled drugs; complementary/homeopathic remedies ]
Expert answered|mythmoh|Points 5249|
Question
Asked 7/3/2012 11:52:26 AM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
explain how and why policies and procedures or agreed ways of working must reflect incorporate legislatie requirements
Weegy: Because policies and procedures are set out through legislation! The polices and procedures put in place make sure that legislation is being followed so that all people in the setting, practitioners and thoughts being cared for are safe, [ all needs are being met, inclusive practise and diversity is being followed out and that the setting is staying within the law. They must reflect on legislation so that the polices and procedures are correct and are the correct way of doing things. For example if a health and safety procedure was put in place and was not inline with legislation then this could cause the setting to get in trouble with the law and could cause harm to the person who was in need of health and safety requirements could become harmed. ] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 7/3/2012 11:28:02 AM
0 Answers/Comments
24,982,451 questions answered
Popular Conversations
What occurred while the surface rocks of the Moon were impacted, ...
Weegy: Bombardment by meteoroids formed the highlands t occurred while the surface rocks of the Moon were impacted, ...
4/29/2016 11:54:26 AM| 3 Answers
Who issued the "Grito de Dolores"? Vicente Guerrero Miguel ...
Weegy: When it was a French colony, Haiti was called St. Domingue. User: Simón Bolívar declared Brazil's ...
4/29/2016 1:50:52 PM| 3 Answers
Philosophical semantics is also known as _____. general ...
Weegy: Philosophical semantics is also known as GENERAL SEMANTICS. User: Frozen language occurs only in ...
4/29/2016 1:47:54 PM| 2 Answers
9/11 + 3/4 = User: 4/10 ÷ 1/3 =
4/29/2016 2:49:26 PM| 2 Answers
Tax incidence is concerned with:
Weegy: True! User: The term that describes how markets regulate themselves is known as:
4/29/2016 3:53:11 PM| 2 Answers
For place values that occur to the left of the decimal point, each ...
Weegy: For place values that occur to the left of the decimal point, each place value is ten times smaller than the ...
4/29/2016 6:27:04 PM| 2 Answers
A synonym is a word that has the same meaning as another word.
Weegy: A synonym is a word that has the same meaning as another word. TRUE. User: A synonym is a. A word that ...
4/30/2016 12:46:40 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
Points 944 [Total 944] Ratings 23 Comments 694 Invitations 2 Offline
S
1
L
L
P
R
P
L
P
Points 300 [Total 12252] Ratings 2 Comments 270 Invitations 1 Offline
S
L
P
P
P
Points 231 [Total 3377] Ratings 0 Comments 231 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 147 [Total 147] Ratings 3 Comments 117 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 47 [Total 47] Ratings 4 Comments 7 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 43 [Total 56] Ratings 4 Comments 3 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 20 [Total 20] Ratings 2 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 20 [Total 52] Ratings 2 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 16 [Total 69] Ratings 0 Comments 16 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 14 [Total 19] Ratings 0 Comments 14 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.