Medical Case Studies, Clinical Challenges

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Medicinal case study
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3MAIN BODY...................................................................................................................................31. Risk associated with the use of certain medicines...................................................................32. Strategies to manage risk associated with the medication.......................................................43 (a). Impact of Ibuprofen and St John's wort on the current prescribed medication..................53 (b). Key education to the patient...............................................................................................6CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................6REFERENCES................................................................................................................................1
INTRODUCTIONMedicinalrefer tohealthysubstance whichhave healing properties likeis adrugswhichare given to treathelps in treatingvarious health problems. Medicine helps in promoting andmaintaining the health and well-being of the individual.In present report,Ms Candice Tong is a54 year old54-year-oldfemale whois suffering fromhasupper abdominal pain, vomiting andnausea. In accordance with past medical historyitthas been assessed that, Ms Tong has ahistory of hyperlipidaemia, hypertension and is being currently treated with depression. She waspresented in the hospital due to hypertension, abdominal pain, vomiting and nausea and she wasfurther diagnosed with two peptic ulcers. This study will highlight, various risk factorswhich areassociated with the medicineMs Candice Tong consumes regularly. It will also investigate thestrategies to manage risk associated with the medicineand will. Furthermore, this study helps indetermindetermineingthevarious nursing intervention and3providingsignificantareas toeducateionprovided toMs Tongat the time of discharge.MAIN BODY1. Risk associated with the use of certain medicines.In accordance with the medication chartof,Ms Tong, it is observed thatshehas beentaking medication such as Ramipril 10 mg daily for 2 years, Felodipine 10 mg daily for 1 year,Atorvastatin 40 mg daily for 2 years and Citalopram 40 mg daily for 6 months. Ramiprilmedicine is usedis givento treat hypertension and high blood pressure. Ramipril helps inrelaxing the blood vessels for easy flow of blood. Felodipine medicationis given to lowerisused by Ms. Tong in order to reducehigh blood pressure andto ensuresmooth flow of blood.Further,Atorvastatinmedicine ismedicine isused to treat high cholesterol. This helps inlowering the fats and bad cholesterol in the body. It helps inloweringreducingthe amount ofbad cholesterol made by the liver and increases thethelevel of good cholesterol in the body.However,Citalopram medicine is given to the patients to treatpatients withdepression. Thishelps in balancing the certain natural substancesin theinbrainthe brain.Atorvastatin medicine is a type of drug class called “statin”. This medication works byeffectively slowing down the production of cholesterol level in the body. This helps indecreasing the amount of cholesterol that build up the walls near arteries (Hermida, Ayala,Mojón & Fernández (2016)). According to the given case studyand recorded vital signs,Atorvastatin medicine is given to the patient to lower the cholesterol of Ms Tong. This
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