Wilson is a 36-year-old migrant worker. He was admitted to the Hospital with a cough, unintended weight loss, and night sweats. He is staying with 6 friends in a one bedroom apartment near the strawberry field where he works. The ED physician suspects Tuberculosis (TB). What diagnostic testing will the Provider order to confirm a diagnosis of TB? What Isolation precautions do you expect to be put in place and why? Describe the recommended treatment regimen for TB, including the rationale for combination drug therapy. Identify the reason compliance to medication therapy is often a concern in the patient with […]
Sandra is a 27-year-old female admitted with a possible Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT). She smokes one pack per day and is on birth control. She has a history of hypertension and obesity. She is admitted to the hospital and placed on bedrest. Heparin drip is started per protocol. The Provider is anticipating on sending her home with Coumadin. Can Sandra be placed on Coumadin and Heparin at the same time? Explain your answer. Develop 3 teaching points important for Sandra to know about her medications regimen. Teach Back is a great way to find out about patient teaching effectiveness. Watch […]
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.
Describe common methods for gathering data and evidence in businesses research. Since data and evidence can come from many different sources in business research, how do you determine if a source is valid and reliable?