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Flashcards in Ch 19 P 26 Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority Deck (9)
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1

Antigen

A substance recognized by the body as being foreign; it results in the production of specific antibodies directed against it.

2

Antibody

A protein in the blood that is produced in response to stimulation by a specific antigen.

3

Immunization

The act of inducing antibody formation, thus leading to immunity.

4

Vaccine

A specially prepared antigen, which upon administration to a person, will result in immunity.

5

Vaccination

The administration of any antigen in order to induce immunity; is not synonymous with immunization since vaccination does not imply success.

6

Written protocol

A physician's order, standing delegation order, or other order or protocol as defined by rule of the New Mexico board of pharmacy.

7

Emergency contraception drug therapy

The use of a drug to prevent pregnancy after intercourse.

8

Tobacco cessation drug therapy

The use of therapies, which may include drugs to assist in quitting any form of tobacco use.

9

Hormonal contraception drug therapy

The use of hormonal therapies to prevent pregnancy.

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