Amiodarone is used to treat patients with irregular, fast heart rates. The standard maintenance dose is 400 mg/day administered orally, which achieves a Cp of 2.0 mg/ml. Amiodarone has a Vd of 66 L/kg and a half-life of 53 days. If amiodarone were administered by IV infusion, what would be the infusion rate (Rinf) necessary to reach Cpss of 2.0 mg/ml? How long would an infusion of amiodarone require to reach just 1.0 mg/ml?
Explain why each of these sediments would appear in a sample of urine? a. red blood cells, white blood cells, squamous epithelial b. struvite, calcium carbonate, calcium ovaries c. Hyaline cast, erythrocyte cast, leukocyte cast
What are the major issues that are the basis for most of the organizational power struggles within health care facilities? Propose a method that a health care facility could use to alleviate power imbalances within the organization?
What is the importance of preventing power abuse within health care organizations? Propose two (2) effective negotiation approaches that the leadership within a health care organization could use to move situations involving power abuse to a productive conclusion?
To Prepare: Review the Women’s Health Initiative article in this week’s Learning Resources. Select osteoporotic fractures in postmenopausal women. Locate and select a research article that addresses current best practices for assessing and managing the disorder you selected. Be sure that the research article you select is from a reputable source. Consider the similarities and differences between the best practices presented in the WHI study and the article you selected. Think about the potential impact of differences in best practices on women’s health. Consider whether the best practices in the article you selected should be used in clinical practice. To […]