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? The major goal is
to help patients manage many of the symptoms.
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, antibiotics and mi
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 physician
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
respirations. Mr. Turn
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