Review this week’s media presentation on hypertension and hyperglycemia, as well as Chapters 19 and 20 of the Archangel and Peterson text.
•Select the case studies above , as well as one the following factors: genetics, gender, ethnicity, age, or behavior factors.
•Reflect on how the factor you selected might influence the patient’s pharmacokinetic and pharmacological processes.
•Consider how changes in the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic processes might impact the patient’s recommended drug therapy.
•Think about how you might improve the patient’s drug therapy plan based on the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic changes. Reflect on whether you would modify the current drug treatment or provide an alternative treatment option for the patient.
Post 1 TO 2 PAGE Paper on : An explanation of how the factor you selected might influence the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic processes in the patient from the case study you selected. Then, describe how changes in the processes might impact the patient’s recommended drug therapy. Finally, explain how you might improve the patient’s drug therapy plan.
•Laureate Education, Inc. (Executive Producer). (2012). Hypertension and hyperlipidemia. Baltimore, MD: Author.
•Arcangelo, V. P., & Peterson, A. M. (Eds.). (2013). Pharmacotherapeutics for advanced practice: A practical approach (3rd ed.). Ambler, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
?Chapter 19, “Hypertension” (pp. 230–246)
?Chapter 20, “Hyperlipidemia” (pp. 247–262)