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4.Would this treatment vary if Mr. JD was a 10 year-old 78 lb child? Include the class of the medication, mechanism of action, dosing, route, the half-life; how it is metabolized in and eliminated from the body; and contraindications and black box warnings5.What health maintenance or preventive education is important for this clientbased on your choice medication/treatment?
Is there any additional subjective or objective information you need for this client? Explain. Additional information that is need : Have you had this before? If so, what medication was used to treat it and did the medication help; what is Mr. JD’s medical history? Medical history is important such as heart failure, if he had pneumonia, bronchitis or asthma. Do Mr. JD smoke? What were the rest of the vital signs (blood pressure, heart rate respirations) CBC and chest x-ray, is there any edema to the extremities. Does he have any SOB on exertion? You would need to know this information to make a proper diagnosis. Would you treat Mr. JDs cold? Why or why not? Woo & Wynne state “Cough illness of fewer that 3-weeks’ duration seldom requires treatment in adults or generally well-appearing children (2012). Mr. JD had a common cold which is a virus. According Woo & Wynne, a common cold with drainage is not an indicator for the use of antimicrobials (2012). If the symptoms continue for more than 10 to 14 days, it may indicate acute sinusitis. At this point I would treat Mr. JD.What would you prescribe and for how many days? Include the class of the medication, mechanism of action, route, the half-life; how it is metabolized in and eliminated from the body; and contraindications and black box warnings.