Goal: Discuss and apply nursing process related to drug therapy for an older adult (age 55 or above).
Directions: Interview an older adult and ask about the medication he/she is taking on a daily basis. If the interviewee takes 5 medications, please write about 5 medications. If the interviewee takes 10 medication, please write about 10 medications.
Written summary: needs to be between 200-800 words, detailing the name of the medications, dosages, frequency, uses/indications, interactions and nursing implications and teachings.
Patient Name : M.S
Age : 58 yrs old
Disease : Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus type 2, Cholestrol, Gout.
Nifedipine ER 30 mg Once a day
Losartran Potassium 100 mg Once a day
Aspirin 81 mg Once a day
Glipizide 5 mg Once a day
Crestor 10 mg Once a day
Allopurinol 300 mg Once a day
Metformin 1000 mg Two times daily
Hydralazine 50 mg Three times daily
Metoprolol tartrate 50 mg Two times daily