Nurs 6521 Advanced pharmacology

Nurs 6521 Advanced pharmacology

  • Review the Resources for this module and consider the principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.
  • Reflect on your experiences, observations, and/or clinical practices from the last 5 years and think about how pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic factors altered his or her anticipated response to a drug.
  • Consider factors that might have influenced the patient’s pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic processes, such as genetics (including pharmacogenetics), gender, ethnicity, age, behavior, and/or possible pathophysiological changes due to disease.
  • Think about a personalized plan of care based on these influencing factors and patient history in your case study.
By Day 3 of Week 1

Post a description of the patient case from your experiences, observations, and/or clinical practice from the last 5 years. Then, describe factors that might have influenced pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic processes of the patient you identified. Finally, explain details of the personalized plan of care that you would develop based on influencing factors and patient history in your case. Be specific and provide examples.

Requirements: 2 pages with 3 references

 

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The patient, in this case, is a male aged 65 years and was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. The patient does not have any other underlying conditions apart from occasional neck and back pain, which is under medication. On administration of metformin for the diabetes type 2 condition, the patient did not respond well. An examination was carried out on the patient to identify the cause.

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