Which of the following is NOT an example of taking a prescribed drug incorrectly?
A)stopping before the course of treatment is done
B)skipping a dose
C)replacing a brand name with generic
D)not taking the drug at all
Which of the following statements about off-label use of a drug is FALSE?
A)About 20 percent of medications are prescribed for off-label use.
B)Many off-label uses are safe.
C)It occurs when a drug is approved by the FDA for one purpose and then prescribed for a purpose not listed on the label.
D)It occurs most often when doctors err in prescribing a drug.
Which of the following is MOST likely to be an elective surgery?
A)lumpectomy to remove tumor
B)heart valve replacement
C)emergency appendix removal
Joan's doctor has recommended she have heart surgery.Which of the following is an important question she should ask her doctor?
A)What can I expect before,during,and after the surgery?
B)Why do I need surgery at this time?
C)What are the risks and complications associated with the surgery?
D)All of these choices are correct.