Quality use of Medicines

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Quality use of Medicines
Table of ContentsQUESTIONS...................................................................................................................................1Q1a. Identify and explain two significant risks that may be associated with the use of thesemedicines.....................................................................................................................................1Q1b. Nursing strategies a nurse may implement to prevent/manage the risk.............................2Q2a. Clinical benefits of patient participation in medication.....................................................3Q2b. Nursing strategies that could be implemented to enhance Mr. Fazio’s participation in hismedication management..............................................................................................................3REFERENCES................................................................................................................................5
QUESTIONSQ1a. Identify and explain two significant risks that may be associated with the use of thesemedicinesAs per the medical chard provided, there are three different type of medicine that arebeing given to patient and that is Mr. Fazio who is 75 years old. As per the history of patient, hehas hypertension, and hyperlipidaemia. Further, there are different issues that are caused becauseof medicine that is given. With this respect, three type of medicine that are provided to Mr. Fazioare morphine, Glyceryl Trinitrate and Ondansetron. More specifically, below given are the twosignificant risk due to morphine:Mental illness: As per the Medication chart, patient is given 1 to 2 MG doses and one ofthe major risk that can be faced by patient is related with mental illness. Due to age factor thetime that is taken by patient is more with young people and with dose of morphine, the patientcan face issues in related with loss of memory (Davis, 2014). Mood swings: As from the past records, patient has hypertension and due to doses that isgiven of morphine will raise the issues to serious condition. The emotional that patient has getserratically affected and they fail to have same mood for long period. Further, it becomes tocontrol anger and patient can become violent. Below given are the two risk due to Glyceryl Trinitrate:Kidney disease: The doses provided to patient for this medicine is about 300 to 60microg. As per the doses that is given to patient, it can be stated that there is inverse impact overkidney and as per the age, as per the case, the patient may have serious issues (Wagner, Quickand Ross-Degnan, 2014). It will affect the health and patient may reach out to serious condition. Heart attack: Patient will face serious issues in respect to heart attach. This medicine isgiven in order to make the heart function in proper manner. However, when the doses given arenot proper, then it may have negative impact over heart and this can also lead to heart attacks. Below given are the two risk that is faced due to OndansetronDifficulty breathing: As per the case, Mr. Fazio was given with the dose of 4mg that alsoafter every 4 hours. This can cause the risk of breathing. Further, the patient is of 75 years of ageand so that risk of him to get proper air is high (Dartnell, Heaney and Zuo, 2015).1

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