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Blake Clark Double Entry Research Note # 3 Composition I (ENG-105-1) (2018SP) March 7, 2018 Research question—stated as a yes/no argumentative question. Do costs outweigh positive outcomes of giving a patient a sedative? Article Used Tannenbaum, Cara, et al. “Sedative-Hypnotic Medicines and Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Cost-Effectiveness (Decision-Tree) Analysis from a US Medicare Perspective.” Drugs & Aging , vol. 32, no. 4, 1 Apr. 2015, pp. 305–314. Academic Search Elite , http://library.hawkeyecollege.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx? direct=true&db=afh&AN=102059857&login.asp&site=ehost-live&scope=site. Accessed 5 March, 2018. Yes or No Side for your reason: Reason (from topic sheet) this quote helps to answer: Directly Worded information (quote) from Article (source): Use quote marks and (Author page #) Discussion of how you feel this quote shows your point and why it is important: Yes, costs outweigh positive outcome s of giving a patient a sedative. Sedative drugs can be affordable, however these drugs can lead to patient harm. “The present analysis suggests that although sedative-hypnotic drugs are inexpensive, they carry substantial hidden costs in increased healthcare resource use attributable to falls in the elderly” (Tannenbaum et al. 306). Tannenbaum et al. are telling why the costs outweigh positive outcomes of giving a patient a sedative by explaining that sedative drugs can lead the patient to high fall risk since the elderly patient is unconscious. Yes, costs outweigh positive outcome s of Other than sedatives, there are other solutions that are safer for older patients. “In order to prevent falls, clinical practice guidelines recommend against the use of sedative- hypnotic agents as first-line treatment for insomnia in older people. Evidence indicates that Tannenbaum et. al are telling why the costs outweigh positive outcomes of giving a patient a sedative by explaining that sedative drugs can lead the patient to high fall
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