Prescribing And Ordering Of Drugs Policy

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Prescribing And Ordering Of Drugs Policy


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  • 1. 
    Doctor can prescribe brand medications 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 2. 
    BRAND-NAME DRUG definition and example [Blank]
  • 3. 
    Range orders are accepted in NMCRHKC
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    Doctor can prescribe brand name in the following except :
    • A. 

      Herbal or homeopathic remedy

    • B. 

      Vaccine or insulin preparation

    • C. 

      Dietary supplement or food supplement

    • D. 

      Based on doctor`s preference and his experience 

    • E. 

      Over- the-counter’ drug or ‘general sale product’

  • 5. 
    Physicians must usually  prescribe Branded Drugs rather Generics Drugs to ensure quality of treatment 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Pharmacist can initiate :
    • A. 

      Therapeutic substitution of drugs

    • B. 

      Replacement of brand by appropriate generic 

    • C. 

      Changing the active ingrediant if the ordered drug name is out of stock 

    • D. 

      Interchanging biosimilar drugs on pharmacy level

  • 7. 
    Medication reconciliation is :
    • A. 

      Process of creating the most accurate list possible of all medications a patient is taking including drug name, dosage, frequency, and route and comparing that list against the physician’s admission, transfer, and/or discharge orders, with the goal of providing correct medications to the patient at all transition points within the hospital.

    • B. 

      It is equal to prescription approprietness review 

    • C. 

      Process of ensuring that a hospital patient's medication list is as up-to-date as possible. It is must be taken by pharmacist only and may include consulting several sources such as the patient, their relatives or caregivers, or their primary care physician.

    • D. 

      Pharmacy performs 100% or medication reconciliation properly , accurately by updating the patient`s own medications  form only .

  • 8. 
    PRN order must include the following to be issued from pharmacy 
    • A. 

      Maximum frequency , route of administration , diagnosis

    • B. 

      Maximum dose , frequency , indication

    • C. 

      Daily dose, route of administration, indication 

    • D. 

      Quantity of required units, frequency , indication

  • 9. 
    Controlled prescription must include 
    • A. 

      Name of the patient and Medical record No, Gender and age ,diagnosis, Allergies , brand name (not mandatory) generic name and quantity required.

    • B. 

      Patient`s identification sticker ,diagnosis, Allergies ,drug and dosage form,generic name and quantity required., doctor`s stamp and signature 

    • C. 

      Name of the patient and Medical record No, Gender and age ,diagnosis, Allergies ,drug and dosage form, brand name (not mandatory) generic name .

  • 10. 
    Pharmacist can dispense restricted antibiotic after receiving the restricted antibiotic form filled and signed by the  prescriber :
    • A. 

       Caspofungin , Anidulafungin , Ceftaroline

    • B. 

      .Amphotericin , Ertapenem, Linezolid

    • C. 

      Tigecycline ,Ceftolozane-Tazobactam

    • D. 

      Ceftazidime- Avibactam , Imipenem

  • 11. 
    General practitioner can transcribe the order for the specialist or consultant in his or her absence, during prescribing he/she has to make sure all the elements of prescription are complete as mentioned above
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    An order in which drug administration of prescribed medication should be as needed / required as per patient condition: [Blank]
  • 13. 
    STAT order is :[Blank]
  • 14. 
    THERAPEUTIC SUBSTITUTE
    • A. 

      Known as drug switching and therapeutic interchange, is the practice of replacing a patient's prescription drugs with chemically different drugs that are expected to have the same clinical effect.

    • B. 

      Equal to replacing brands by generics of same chemical active ingredient 

    • C. 

      It can be done by pharmacist if doctor changed the order verbally 

    • D. 

      Drug which, in its relationship to a prescribed drug, is –within the same therapeutic category but chemically different (e.g. which has the same relationship to the prescribed drug as ranitidine has to cimetidine), or a different moiety of the same parent compound (e.g. which has the same relationship to the prescribed drug as ofloxacin has to ciprofloxacin

    • E. 

      A&D

  • 15. 
    NARROW THERAPEUTIC RANGE DRUGS: Drug Products containing certain drug substances subject to drug concentration or pharmacodynamics monitoring, and/or where product labeling indicates a narrow therapeutic range designation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Physician must document the reasons for prescribing a Brand-name Drug in the patient record, and must be able to give the reasons for prescribing a Brand-name Drug if requested to do so by DOH
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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