Unit 4222-368 Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person centred approach (DEM 305) Outcome 1 Understand the common medications used to treat symptoms of dementia 1.1 Outline the most common medications used to treat symptoms of dementia * Donepezil, Rivastigmine * tranquilliser or an antipsychotic medicine * Anti-depressants * Sleeping tablets 1.2 Describe how commonly used medications affect individuals with dementia Donepezil and Rivastigmine are medicines used to prevent the breakdown of a brain chemical called acetylcholine. Acetylcholine is needed for the nerve cells in the brain to work properly. Also helps with memory. Antipsychotics are medicines that can be used to treat behaviour, such as aggression or agitation. Anti-depressants may be advised if depression is suspected.
(10 pts.) : Fentanyl helps to control the patient’s severe chronic pain. It provides a continuous opioid analgesic to the patient that alters the patient’s perception of pain. Morphine also helps to control the patient’s pain by altering that patient’s perception of pain by binding to the opiate receptors. Amitriptyline is an antidepressant.
Use of dexmedetomidine in postoperative period: infusion can be continued in extubated and spontaneously breathing patients. The ongoing sedation and sympatholytic effect is beneficial in reducing postoperative myocardial ischemic events in high risk patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery. (90) 6. Use of dexmedetomidine in paediatric age group:(91) addition of dexmedetomidine 2µg/kg body weight to bupivacaine for caudal analgesia promotes analgesia after anaesthetic recovery without increasing the incidence of side
Unit 4222-368 Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person centred approach. Outcome 1 1 Medicines for dementia are used as a treatment to help with symptoms that affect thinking and memory and also as a treatment for symptoms that affect mood and how someone behaves. Commonly used are anti-depression drugs, anti-anxiety drugs, anti-psychotic drugs, hypnotic drugs, tranquiller even pain killer and antibiotics. Four dementia medicines that are available in the UK are Donepezil, rivastigmine, galantamine and memantine theses are available as tablets, liquids, tablets that dissolve in water or patches. These belong to a group of medicines called acetyl cholinesterase inhibitors.
The pharmaceutical drug OxyContin is developed to be a very potent pain reliever used by patients with chronic illnesses, although, many users have developed extreme problems caused by the drug’s highly addictive nature. Purdue Pharma claims itself a pioneer researcher on a principal cause of human suffering: persistent pain. Purdue is dedicated to providing for the needs of patients with innovative prescription medicines. Partners Against America was founded in 1993 by Purdue Pharma to “raise awareness of the importance of pain management” (1). This organization, along with other alliances: (patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers) collaborate among each other to advance the standards of pain care through education and advocacy (Partners Against Pain website 1).
The homeopaths use their experience of the symptoms to treat their patients. The treatments are normally taken as pills which are placed under the tongue. For some complaints ointment are used , for example, arnica cream applied can be applied directly to the bruising. Acupuncture The acupuncture therapy is used to promote health and alleviate pain and suffering. The acupuncturist treats the illness by looking at vital energy,energetic balance and energetic imbalance of the body.
Introduction The objective of this experiment was to synthesize Acetylsalicylic acid. Acetylsalicylic acid is commonly known as Aspirin. Aspirin is a common over the counter drug found in everyday households. Aspirin is used to treat fevers, arthritis, and inflammation from sores and injuries. Aspirin has also been known to reduce the risk of heart attacks.
Benzodiazepine drugs are commonly used to treat stress, anxiety and high blood pressure. They work by blocking receptors that are usually activated by adrenaline and noradrenalin, meaning that the body is less able to produce extreme and unhealthy sympathetic nervous system responses. Antipsychotic drugs, which are often used to treat schizophrenia, work by reducing the amounts of dopamine at synapses in certain areas of the brain. Drug treatments have been found to be effective in treating many illnesses, and in many
The difference is depression delirium responds to treatment with anti- depressions, once you get on top of the depression you can put age related memory loss into perspective. If it is genuine dementia it will not get better, but there are medication that can ease the symptom. Understand key features of the theoretical models of dementia 2.1 The medical model focuses on the impairment as the problem and focuses on a cure, these may be dependency, restriction of choice, disempowerment and devaluing individuals. 2.2 This is personal centred, focusing on rights to the individual, in turn empowering the individual, promoting independence, giving choice and looking at what the individual is able to do. 2.3 Individuals who have dementia are not aware of the requirement for living, They can forget to do the essential things that are vital, taking medication, personal hygiene, eating are often forgotten.
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