Begin Aricept donepezil 5 mg orally at BEDTIME RESULTS OF DECISION POINT ONE

Begin aricept donepezil 5 mg orally at bedtime

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Begin Aricept (donepezil) 5 mg orally at BEDTIMERESULTS OF DECISION POINT ONEClient returns to clinic in four weeksThe client is accompanied by his son who reports that his father is “no better” from this medicationHe reports that his father is still disinterested in attending religious services/activities, and continues to exhibit disinhibited behaviorsYou continue to note confabulation and decide to administer the MMSE again. Mr. Akkad again scores 18 out of 30 with primary deficits in orientation, registration, attention & calculation, and recallDecision Point TwoIncrease Aricept to 10 mg orally at BEDTIMERESULTS OF DECISION POINT TWOClient returns to clinic in four weeksClient’s son reports that the client is tolerating the medication well, but is still concerned that his father is no betterHe states that his father is attending religious services with the family, which the son and the rest of the family is happy about. He reports that his father is still easily amused by things he once found seriousDecision Point ThreeContinue Aricept 10 mg orally at BEDTIMEGuidance to StudentAt this point, it would be prudent for the PMHNP to continue Aricept at 10 mg orally at bedtime. Recall
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  • Fall '19
  • memantine, Mr. Akkad

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