Chapter 28: Ms. Murray
Ms. Murray, age 20, is admitted with an acute asthma episode. She has a history of asthma for 15
years. Her symptoms have decreased over the past 5 years, with occasional acute episodes. Her
Chapter 26 Case Study: Angela
Angela, a 25-year old pregnant woman had a ruptured amniotic membrane. She was brought to the
hospital and her physician examined her. The patients cervix was open 1 cm. Her physician
Chapter 22: Mr. Collins
Mr. Collins, age 50, is diagnosed with hyperlipidemia. He is 6' 1" and weighs 258 lbs. He is
employed as a manager of a local department store. His exercise consists of work around his yard
on weekends, a
Chapter 21: Mr. Ralston
Mr. Ralston, age 63, is taking a long awaited vacation with his wife of 30 years. They are going on a
cruise for the anniversary. Mr. Ralston has a history of angina and is taking nitroglycerin for chest
Chapter 17: Mrs. Kirkpatrick
Mrs. Kirkpatrick, age 61, is diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease.
1. What is the major goal of drug therapy for patients with Parkinson's Disease?
To help patients manage the symptoms of Parkinsons Di
Chapter 16 Case Study: Ms. Garcia
Ms. Garcia, age 19, is treated for Hodgkin's Disease.
1. What classification (s) of antineoplastic drug (s) might be prescribed to treat this disease?
Alkylating agents, mitotic inhibitors, anti
Chapter 11 Case Study: Mike Turner
A 38-year old man who worked as a tractor-trailer driver was on a cross-country trip. He was
brought to the hospital with restlessness, feelings of anxiety, hypertension, and increased
Chapter 8 Case Study: Mr. Alldredge
While examining Mr. Alldredge, the physician was interrupted by the nurse because of an emergency at the physicians
home. He quickly wrote out Mr. Alldredges prescription for gentamicin and left the examina
Chapter 1 Case Study: Amanda
Amanda, a 3-year old child, is brought in to your walk-in clinic to be treated for strep throat. The physician orders
Amoxicillin pediatric oral suspension. You ask the childs mother if the child has any allergies
Chapter 15 Case Study: Jeffrey Smith
Jeffrey Smith is a 17-year-old Caucasian boy who is driven to the emergency department after he
collapsed at a party. After examining the patient and talking to others at the party, the physi