Case Study I
You may use one of the following databases to complete Case Study I. All are located in the HS/HSL database collection. You may also choose your own reference. You must indicate your reference so your faculty can grade your assignment.
Mr. Johnson, a 64-year-old black man presents to your clinic for routine follow up of his medical conditions. His blood pressure is poorly controlled. The patient states he struggles to adhere to a low sodium diet. He has a 60-pack year smoking history. He quit smoking five years ago. His 10-year atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk is 37.9%. His only complaint today is “feeling dizzy in the morning.” Your physical exam reveals evidence of target organ damage:
Recent lab work (BMP)
Past Medical History
Based on your exam today, you have decided to add an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. You prescribe Lisinopril 5 mg by mouth once daily. You ask the patient to return in 2 weeks to assess BP control. You may decide to make other changes in his medications. Please follow the instructions below to guide you in your medication treatment plan for Mr. Johnson.
Complete the table on the following medications for Mr. Johnson. Be sure to review his health history.
Drug Reference Used (APA Formatting, 10 pts):
|Typical Route and Frequency (5 pts)||Expected Patient Response
|Common Adverse Effects (5 pts)||Serious Adverse Effects (5 pts)|
Discuss the following three considerations.
Discuss two educational considerations to review with Mr. Johnson today regarding his medications. (10 pts each)
Case Study Rubric
|Grading Rubric for the Case Studies (3 case studies @ 5% each)||Points|
|Drug Reference used||10|
|Typical Route and Frequency||5|
|Rare, Life-threatening Adverse Effects||5|
|Discuss three considerations (10 pts each)||30|
|Discuss two educational considerations (10 pts each)||20|