Work Out Plan Essay

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Chapter 1 Key Terms
Alchemy- is the theory that combining elements of chemistry, metallurgy, physics, and medicine with astrology and spiritualism could turn metals into gold. (p. 6)
Apothecary- is a Latin term for pharmacist; it is also a shop where drugs are sold. (p. 6)
Assault- is an unlawful threat to do bodily harm. (p. 27)
Battery- is causing physical harm to another person. (p. 27)
Brand Name- is a name given by the manufacturer. (p. 22)
Broken Contract- are the simplest form of torts. It is a broken promise to do or not to do an act.
Chain Pharmacy- is a pharmacy that has multiple outlets located regionally or nationally, and is usually owned by a corporation. (p. 8)
Chemical Name- describes a drug’s chemical composition and is the official name of a drug that describes the exact chemical formula of the drug. (p. 22)
Child-Resistant Container- is a container that cannot be opened by 80 percent of children younger than five years old, but can be opened by 90 percent of adults. (p.21)
Compounding Pharmacy- is a specialized pharmacy wherein the pharmacist and/or pharmacy technician compounds or prepares medication mixtures that are customized specifically for the unique healthcare needs of the patient. (p. 8)
Controlled Substance- is defined as a drug with a potential for abuse or addiction. (p 20)
Defendant- is the party being sued. (p. 26)
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)- is a federal regulatory body that operates under the judicial branch of government. It is responsible for enforcing laws relating to the acquisition, storage, dispensing, and documentation of controlled substances. (p 25)
Drug-Utilization Review (DUR)- is a review of a patient profile to ensure that medications dispensed to a patient in the past were correct. It also requires that the patient profile be reviewed prior to the filling of each prescription. (p. 23)
Ethics- are a system of moral standards of conduct and behavior for a person, group, or a profession. (p. 18)
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)- is a federal agency that was established to protect public health by regulating the safety and efficacy of food, dietary supplements, drugs, medical devices, biologics, tobacco products, and cosmetics. (p. 24)
Formulary- is a list of drugs that have been recommended for use by physicians and pharmacists. (p. 10)
Franchise Pharmacy- is a combination of a retail chain and an independent pharmacy. (p. 9)
Generic Name- is the non-proprietary name. (p. 22)
Health-Maintenance Organization (HMO)- provides care that is focused on keeping patients healthy or managing chronic diseases in an effort to decrease hospitalizations and emergency-room visits. (p. 10)
Home Health Care- is the delivery of medical, nursing, and pharmaceutical services to patients at home. (p. 16)
Home Infusion Pharmacy- is one that specializes in parenteral mixtures, such as chemotherapy, antibiotics, nutrition and feeding supplies.
Hospital Pharmacy- is an institutional pharmacy that provides services to patients and healthcare professionals in the hospital. (p. 9)
Independent Pharmacy- is a pharmacy that is owned and operated by a private owner or owners. (p. 8)
Institutional Pharmacy- can broadly be defined as a facility that provides pharmaceutical-care services to patients in an institutional facility or organized healthcare system. (p. 9)
Law- is a rule that represents the minimum level of acceptable standards. (p. 17)
Legend Drugs- are drugs that are not considered safe for use without medical supervision. (p. 19)
Libel- is written communication of false statements against another individual. (p. 27)
Long-Term-Care Facility- provides a broad range of services for patients requiring a longer length of stay. (p. 10)
Long-Term-Care Pharmacy- dispenses medications, sterile intravenous preparations, and nutritional products to patients in nursing homes, assisted-living facilities, and hospice programs. (p. 10)
Mail-Order Pharmacy- is closed-door,