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Describe if the medication should be taken with or without food and why.

Describe if the medication should be taken with or without food and why. Pharmacodynamics: Go to the Internet and locate the website for any medication of interest to you. Go to the prescribing directions and locate the section that reports the pharmacology of the medication. Describe the information presented on pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of that

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Evaluate the efficacy of these medications.

Evaluate the efficacy of these medications. Cardiovascular disease: MT is a fifty-six-year-old obese (BMI 31.5) Caucasian female with a significant family history of cardiovascular disease. She has uncontrolled hypertension and is currently taking metoprolol 50 mg twice daily. She has dyslipidemia and is taking ezetimibe 10 mg daily and garlic. Her current cholesterol is 240

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What information in the case study suggests that her asthma is not well controlled?

What information in the case study suggests that her asthma is not well controlled? Mild persistent asthma: SE is a twenty-two-year-old Caucasian woman who was diagnosed with asthma at age seven. According to her medical record, she has “mild persistent” asthma. Today, she reports that she has been using her albuterol metered-dose inhaler (MDI) approximately

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Describe and discuss how will you collaborate/work with Marica to: a. Develop the recovery plan

Describe and discuss how will you collaborate/work with Marica to: a. Develop the recovery plan Schizophrenia: Marica is a 50-year-old woman with a diagnosis of schizophrenia. Marica lives with her elderly mother. She does not work but spends most of her time drawing and painting in her bedroom and has always dreamed of having a

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Would you consider Julie’s statements unprofessional?

Would you consider Julie’s statements unprofessional? Instructions 1. Read the Case Study Workers’ Compensation on Chapter 18, page 551 of the textbook. Julie, the front desk assistant, is speaking with Paula regarding a patient who just left the office. He has a workers’ compensation claim involving an injury he suffered on the job. Julie feels

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What would additional information you like before making a decision about what to do with GF?

What would additional information you like before making a decision about what to do with GF? Suicidal ideation: GF is a forty-one-year-old woman who arrives for her first visit at the clinic. She reports that she has been feeling sad and depressed, with crying spells, trouble sleeping, increased appetite, impaired concentration, and fatigue. She has

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What additional information would you like to have? Does MP need any additional testing?

What additional information would you like to have? Does MP need any additional testing? OTC Advil: MP is a sixty-five-year-old male who has recently retired. He is coming in today for a complaint about pain in his back, knees, and hips. He reports that he has been experiencing this pain for the past six months,

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How would you handle EP’s request for ongoing hydrocodone?

How would you handle EP’s request for ongoing hydrocodone? Fibromyalgia: EP is a twenty-five-year-old African American female who has just moved to town and comes to the clinic for her first visit. She has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia. She reports that her previous primary care physician (PCP) was treating her with opiates only. She has

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Why is Maria’s culture important when obtaining the health assessment?

Why is Maria’s culture important when obtaining the health assessment? Weight gain: As the school nurse working in a college health clinic, you see many opportunities to promote health. Maria is a 40-year-old Hispanic who is in her second year of nursing school. She complains of a 14-pound weight gain since starting school and is

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discuss a patient to whom you would prescribe this medication.

discuss a patient to whom you would prescribe this medication. Intravenous-to-Oral Switch Therapy: Read the following articles to enhance your knowledge of commonly prescribed medications: Scheinfeld, N. & Chanddrasekar, P. (2015). Intravenous-to-Oral Switch Therapy. Retrieved from: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/237521-overview All of the following groups of medications are commonly prescribed in the acute care setting. Choose one of