1. Investigate and report the evidence related to the nonpharmacological management of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). What recommendations would you make to your potential client? 2. Compare and contrast the differences between the H2 receptor antagonists, PPIs, and antacids. 3. Sam has been taking bismuth subsalicylate (Pepto-Bismol®) for diarrhea and is alarmed because his stools have turned black. What would you say to Sam and what recommendations would you suggest? 4. Discuss nonpharmacological treatments of nausea and vomiting. Include in this discussion the use of marijuana as a treatment.
Sally Jones, a 82 year old, black female is admitted in the hospital with multiple strokes. She doesn’t recognize or respond to nursing staff, physicians, or family members. Mrs. Jones has extremely poor heart function and is in congestive failure. The doctor in charge of the case contacted the family to discuss her condition and the type of care he should provide her. He also states ” there is no more we can do”. Her son understands the condition and agrees with DNR (do not resuscitate) order, but the daughter refuses and insists of continuing with the treatment. Based on […]
What do you think of the role of CDSS (clinical decision support tool) in reducing or exacerbating healthcare disparities? Discuss with an example scenario (real or hypothetical). Please note that disparities can be in many areas including socioeconomic status, gender, rural/urban, race/ethnicity etc. Feel free to address any of the disparities.