pharmacological treatment of hepatitis C infection – Week 4

pharmacological treatment of hepatitis C infection  – Week 4

Type of document           Essay     Number of pages/words              2 Pages Double Spaced (approx 275 words per page)

Subject area         Nursing              Academic Level Undergraduate

Style      APA       Number of sources/references 3

Order description:

Patient HL comes into the clinic with the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. The patient has a history of drug abuse and possible Hepatitis C. HL is currently taking the following prescription drugs:

Synthroid 100 mcg daily

Nifedipine 30 mg daily

Prednisone 10 mg daily

Instructor/Facilitator help:

  1. One short paragraph on three differential diagnoses. Do not just say “symptoms are vague, no diagnoses possible, I will do further assessment.” Subjective & Objective information are provided vague so that you can develop a pharmacological case & discuss.
  2. One short paragraph EACH on how you will pharmacologically treat the three symptoms listed (Pharmacological Plan).
  3. Include NEWER AGENTS of cure for hepatitis C infection. Discuss how these newer hepatitis C drugs of CURE work.
  4. Discuss mechanism of action and key kinetics of these agents.
  5. One short paragraph each on Synthroid, Nifedipine & prednisone (pharmacological information) and why patient was on these drugs, based on objective & assessment.
  1. Long discussions/stories of no relevance to advanced pharmacology will carry no value with this project.
  1. Once again, include peer reviewed, scholarly articles of past 4 years as reference.
  1. A conclusion with pharmacology in focus.