Drugs for Psychoses
Mental health disorder characterized by
delusions, hallucinations, illusions
Behavior can range from inactivity to
extreme agitation and combativeness
Paranoia: extreme suspicion/delusion that
they are being followed or someo
Characterized by sad or despondent mood
Many symptoms associated with
Lack of energy, sleep disturbances, abnormal
Feelings of despair, guilt, hopelessness
Most common mental health disorder of
Bhavi Patel - Cardiac Case Study
You are taking care of a patient admitted to the hospital and he has a blood pressure of
150/90 mm Hg. He was put on Lisinopril and furosemide.
What classification of drugs are they, and as the nurse what information do yo
Bhavi Patel - Respiratory Case Study
A 30 year old patient of your has been diagnosed with asthma and allergies. She has been put on
the following medications:
albuterol, (Proventil), salmeterol (Sere vent), and montelukast (Singular).
The patients provid
Endocrine Case Study
A 32 year old patient has been recently diagnosed with Type I diabetes. She is
receiving insulin glargine (lantus) and regular insulin ordered every morning.
1. Please define Type I diabetes and its pathophysiology.