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pharmacotherapeutics

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Jennifer Thankachan

on 6 January 2015

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Transcript of pharmacotherapeutics

Drug Interactions
additive effects
potentiation
antagonistic effects
decreased or increased
absorption
decreased or increased
metabolism and
excretion
Adverse Drug Reactions
aka:
"side effects"
... a harmful, undesirable
response

range from mild to debilitating

either dosage-related or
patient sensitivity-related
(allergic reaction)
The Nursing Process
assessment
physical exam, labs,
health history
nursing diagnosis
based on nurses' clinical
judgment; patient-specific
planning
"care plan" including
outcomes and interventions
implementation
care plan in action- carry out interventions
evaluation
outcomes achieved?
Therapies
acute therapy
- critically ill
patient

empiric therapy
- based on
practical experience

maintenance therapy
- treatment
for chronic conditions
Therapies
supplemental/replacement therapy
- replenishment or substitution for
substances missing from the body


supportive therapy
- doesn't treat
primary disease process but helps
something else while the primary
disease resolves


palliative therapy
- comfort measures
Factors Affecting
Drug Selection
THERAPIES
INTERACTIONS & REACTIONS
pharmacotherapeutics
the use of drugs
to treat disease
fundamentals of nursing pharmacology
QUIZ TIME!
Professor Jennifer Thankachan, RN, MSN
medical conditions
patient lifestyle (diet)
age, gender
cardiovascular, renal, hepatic, GI function
drug interactions
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