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Nursing Case Study Assignment (Solved)

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CASE- STUDY
TABLE OF CONTENTSQ.1 (A) Critical assessment of medical chart and risk associated with use of medicines......1Q.1 (B) Use of nursing strategies to prevent risks..................................................................2Q.2 Use of safety measures to prevent risk of medication errors...........................................3Q.3 Benefits of regular consumption ofintravenous (IV) erythromycin and ceftriaxone.....4REFERENCES................................................................................................................................6
Q.1 (A) Critical assessment of medical chart and risk associated with use of medicinesIndividuals are at risk of developing various type of diseases as per advancing age.Common disorders may include hypertension, diabetes, heart-stroke, blood pressure, sleepdepressives, fatigue, anxiety and depression. These may be caused due to many factors whichmay include personal, psychological or social elements. It lays a severe impact on the health andwell-being of an individual (Cudkowicz and et.al., (2014). This case study moves aroundwellness of Mr. Laurent who is suffering from issues like fatigue, breathlessness etc. Report willinclude nursing strategies which can be used to prevent risks which patient id developing.Mr. Laurent's medical chart shows that patient is suffering from various type of diseases.It has been noted that individual has been provided with 100 mg doses of hydrocortisone andsalbutamol. This is due to symptoms of asthma. Symptoms include shortness in breath or chestpain. Study reveals that all the signs have been seen in service user. It is caused due to airpollution, inhalation of dust particles and because of lack of physical activity. Medication chartof person provides with data that, patient has been given Ceftriaxone and erythromycin 1 gm inorder to recover through chest infection (Das and et.al., 2015). Moreover, from the medicalhistory, it has been determined that occasionally Mr Laurent take Ventolin for Asthma. Mr.Laurent has also been suffering from hypertension and for curing this specialist has intended userto take periodontal arginine 5 mg on daily basis.Propranolol 160 mg has also been suggested to be consumed by an individual. Wellnesschart of patient reveals that person is at risk of developing hyperprolactinaemia for which health-care professionals has prescribed medicine atorvastatin 40 mg on regular ground. High bloodpressure raises in person because of the elements like stress or family history of hypertension,genetics and older age (Tsujita and et.al., (2015). Chart of drugs also gives an image that patientis suffering from type two diabetes. Medicine like met for min 850 mg and glargine insulin 10units is consumed by Laurent. Study shows that weight of service user is 92 kilograms which isone of the major cause of blood sugar. This disorder can also be caused due to physical inactivityand overdose of certain drugs.Significant riskHydrocortisone is mainly given to patients suffering from asthma. There are some sideeffects on use of this drug which can affect well-being of an individual. Regular1
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