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Is there anyone who should not take this medication?

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CAM PROJECT
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Objectives: At the completion of this assignment, the student will be able to:
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1. Identify the characteristics of a complementary or alternative medication.
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2. Locate and interpret quality research information on CAMs.
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3. Describe the risks and benefits of the CAM product and the interventions
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needed to maintain patient safety.
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Instructions:
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Step 1: Choose a complementary or alternative medication. Do NOT choose a treatment,
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or a vitamin. Look in the supplement aisle of the drug store for ideas. If you are not
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sure, consult with the instructor. Some options include, but are not limited to: aloe
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vera, angelica, arnica, bilberry, black cohosh, burdock, capsicum, chromium
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picolinate, comfrey, deglycerinated licorice, echinacea, ephedra, evening primrose,
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garlic, ginkgo, ginseng, glucosamine and chondroitin, hawthorn, holly, kava-kava,
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melatonin, milk thistle, MSM, red rice yeast, saw palmetto, St. John’s wort, tea tree oil,
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ubiquinone (Coenzyme Q 10), valerian, yohimbe.
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Step 2: Research the medication using a minimum of 3 professional, high quality peer
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reviewed journals, websites, and databases. At least 1 should be in nursing.
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Step 3: Using APA style with citations as needed, be sure to explain the following:
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A. Introduction: What is the definition of a CAM product? How is it regulated by
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the FDA? What are the laws pertaining to CAM products? What are the pros and
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cons of these products? What is the appeal to patients? What are the problems
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generally involved when patients take these products?
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B. Describe your product. Be sure to include:
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1. Brand and generic names for the CAM.
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2. Where does it come from (what natural source)?
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3. Indications: What is it usually used for? What is it supposed to do?
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4. How does it work? Explain the current theories of action.
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5 Recommended dosages and routes available (be very specific).
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C. Describe the negative issues associated with this product. Be sure to include:
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1. Are there any side effects or adverse effects?
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2. Is there anyone who should not take this medication? Why?
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3. Are there any medications that should not be mixed with this substance?
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Why? Explain what could happen.
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D. Review the research that has been done on this product.
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1. Briefly describe each study. Include the following:
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a. How many people participated?
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b. How long did they take the CAM?
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c. How did they measure the effect?
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d. What did they find?
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E. What teaching should the patient receive about this CAM product?
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F. Opinion: Is the research enough to recommend this to a patient? Would you try it?
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G. Reference page in APA style.

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