and help patients to think more clearly and positively about themselves and

And help patients to think more clearly and

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and help patient’s to think more clearly and positively about themselves, and feel less agitated. This dopamine antagonist medication impedes chemical messengers in the brain to used up also known as dopamine . In people with psychosis, dopamine signals are typically abnormal. Antipsychotics such as Zyprexa block those messages (Purse, 2020). After four days, hallucinations subsided, agitation decreased as well as a reduction in mania. After ten days, the patient has shown no signs of hallucination, no anger with minimal mania. The patient was discharged to the family with a follow-up appointment with an intensive outpatient program (IOP) along with a follow-up with a psychiatrist to evaluate the patient's progress with the medication regimen. References
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Disc Wk 1 – 6521 Due 06/03/20 Purse, M. (2020). Using atypical antipsychotics for treatments. Retrieved from Sabatino, J. A. , Pruchnicki, M. C. , Sevin, A. M. , Barker, E. , Green, C. G. & Porter, K. (2017). Improving prescribing practices. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 29 (5), 248–254. doi: 10.1002/2327-6924.12446. Soreff, S. (2019). In what age groups is the onset of bipolar affective disorder (manic-depressive illness) most likely? Received from %20%20101554/in-what-age-groups-is-the-onset-of-bipolar-affective-disorder-manic- depressive-illness-most-likely#:~:text=Most%20cases%20of%20bipolar%20disorder, when%20older%20than%2050%20 WebMD, (n.d). Depakote. Retrieved from
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Disc Wk 1 – 6521 Due 06/03/20 From Instructor : Do children have a larger or smaller body surface area (BSA) than adults? Are there drug references specific to pediatric patients? Please discuss. In my attempts to answer your question. The body surface area (BSA) is the total surface area of the human body. The purpose of measuring BSA is to determine measurements in medicine, including the calculation of drug dosages and the amount of fluids to be administered IV (Shiel, 2018). To calculate the BSA, there are a
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