pharm ch 4.2

  1. a type of warning that appears in a drug's prescribing information and is required by the US FDA to alert prescribers of serious adverse events that have occurred with the given drug
    black box warning
  2. an act that protects health insurance coverage for workers and their families when they change jobs.  it also protects patient information.  if confidentiality of a patient is breached, severe fines may be imposed.
    HIPPA - health insurance portability and accountability act
  3. written permission obtained from a patient consenting to a specific procedure after the patient has been given information regarding the procedure deemed necessary for him or her to make a sound or informed decision
    informed concent
  4. a special type of negligence or the failure of a professional and or individual with specialized education and training to act in a reasonable and prudent way
  5. the failure to act in a reasonable and prudent manner or failure of the nurse to give the care that a reasonably prudent or cautious nurse would render or use under similar circumstances.
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pharm ch 4.2
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