HH is a 68 yo M who has been admitted to the medical ward with community-acquired pneumonia for the past 3 days. His PMH is significant for COPD, HTN, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes. He remains on empiric antibiotics, which include ceftriaxone 1 g IV qday (day 3) and azithromycin 500 mg IV qday (day 3). Since admission, his clinical status has improved, with decreased oxygen requirements. He is not tolerating a diet at this time with complaints of nausea and vomiting.
Ht: 5’8” Wt: 89 kg
Allergies: Penicillin (rash)
Post a brief description of your patient’s health needs from the patient case study you assigned. Be specific. Then, explain the type of treatment regimen you would recommend for treating your patient, including the choice and pharmacotherapeutics you would recommend and explain why.Be sure to justify your response. Explain a patient education strategy you might recommend for assisting your patient with the management of their health needs.Be specific and provide examples.
Introduction, and references at least 4 and not more than 5 years ago
answer each question separately….
Teacher: I would also like you to start making dosing recommendations in all of your responses were applicable (i.e. acetaminophen (Tylenol) 650 mg PO q 6 hours)…Always generic name (brand name)