What patient variables are most important to consider for Ms. Johnson when assessing her drug therapy? I would consider the health status to make sure that she is not suffering from conditions contraindicated for aspirin and also monitor for signs of toxicity. Assessing lifestyle, diet and habits because Ms. Johnson smokes and smoking with aspirin use increase acid production which increase the risk of GI bleeding. Lifespan and gender should be considered because patients over 60 years old should be given the medication with caution because they have an increased risk for adverse effects. (Aschenbrenner, 2012).
“Taking a medical trip” Can the use of psychedelic drugs positively influence psychotherapy results, in patients diagnosed with post-traumatic stress and anxiety attacks? Abstract In contemporary times, after a long period of resenting the medical potential of psychedelic drugs, researchers have reassessed their statement and undertook research effort to test the prospective medical usage of psychedelic drugs, in treatment of patients with numerous psychological anxieties and mental health problems. Most scholars in the field of psychotherapy agree that the issue of medication deserves close attention, however consensus dissolves around the matter on how to apply psychedelic drugs and to what extent can they be used. The purpose of
Symptoms of depression that accompany early abstinence from Ritalin have been successfully treated with antidepressants though. It is recommended that anyone who has been through a detox program, immediately enter into a rehab center that is familiar with Ritalin. Studies have shown that clients have the greatest chance for long-term success after a three-month term. Sober living homes have helped users remain sober and re-enter everyday life. Also, 12-step substance abuse recovery programs have been successfully used as a treatment approach.
Once I have gotten the information I need from SPAN I would tell the patients that I am writing a research paper on nurses and drug addiction problems I would assure the person that I will not use his or her real name unless told otherwise, I will reassure them that what I am doing is to help the nurses who need help to show that it can be done. I will write up interviews that I have taken or that I have read about a nurse I will make charts about the nurses who have gotten help through the program and the ones who have not what their success rates were and how many of the nurses that have gotten help returned to
However, patients and physicians have reported that smoked marijuana provides relief from migraine headaches, depression, seizures, insomnia, and chronic pain (135). In this regard, it can be understood that even in this generation, marijuana is still believed to be helpful in assisting the treatment of certain diseases. As such, in depth and more extensive research and study must be done in order to further support such claims. Moreover, recent studies have also supported the claims that marijuana can be used effectively in treating a number of diseases. It has been emphasized that one of the medical uses of THC or delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol,
This book explains how our modern society uses drugs. Since it’s a schoolbook, I believe it will bring plenty of information regarding the basics of drugs. This book will show the statistic of people using drugs. This will also include why people use drugs and the side affects of it. I feel that even though this book seems to be a broad source that does not only focus on marijuana but on other drugs, I believe it will bring plenty of good information that I can use in my paper.
Are teenagers doing the prescribed medication? Is the abuse of prescription drugs among teenagers and young adults? People out there need help and we need to have a solution and spread the word. We need to band together and push the FDA to put stronger regulations on the distribution of prescription pain relievers, especially OxyContin. OxyContin will be the pain reliever I focus mostly on in the following pages, because it is a drug that hits close to home and is readily available where I grew up.
Chemical dependency, which includes illegal narcotics, alcohol, and drugs prescribed by doctors, can be disguised as symptoms of mental illness. These mental illness symptoms can last long after the drug use was stopped. This makes it difficult for chemical dependency professional to determine if this drug use has caused mental disorders. These examples will show the similarities of symptoms of mental illness, and drug abuse. During the drug use or detoxification, depression after a cocaine withdrawal, can lead to a depression diagnoses.
in Kluger). She earned her degree from University of New Mexico and now she is a very knowledgeable doctor by mixing the healing arts (Kluger). The author mentioned in his article that, “Dr. t. Low Dog’s clinic is a place where pain may be treated just as easily with acupuncture, kava kava root, and preparation from the black cohosh plant with prescription drugs.” She even mentioned, that most western doctors view illness as something to be destroy but she look illness in a different view; “It tell us about how we live our lives and what we can do differently” (qtd. in Kluger).
They can do things to help fight their addiction. Last is to have groups all day. We would be having the usual home groups, but we will also be having 12 steps, big book study groups, and having group activities. This teaches them it is safe to talk to others about their addiction, and that they don’t have to go through with fighting this disease on their own. The importance of assignments, lectures, and groups is that it teaches the patients of their disease, and that they are not alone, and they can reach out to anyone at any given