Case 3: Volume 1, Case #29: The depressed man who thought he was out of options Review this weeks Learning Resources and reflect on the insights they provide. Go to the Stahl Online website and examine the case study you were assigned. Take the pretest for the case study. Review the patient intake documentation, psychiatric history, patient file, medication history, etc. As you progress through each section, formulate a list of questions that you might ask the patient if he or she were in your office. Based on the patients case history, consider other people in his or her life that you would need to speak to or get feedback from (i.e., family members, teachers, nursing home aides, etc.). Consider whether any additional physical exams or diagnostic testing may be necessary for the patient. Develop a differential diagnoses for the patient. Refer to the DSM-5 in this weeks Learning Resources for guidance. Review the patients past and current medications. Refer to Stahls Prescribers Guide and consider medications you might select for this patient. Review the posttest for the case study. Post a response to the following: Provide the case number in the subject line of the Discussion thread. List three questions you might ask the patient if he or she were in your office. Provide a rationale for why you might ask these questions. Identify people in the patients life you would need to speak to or get feedback from to further assess the patients situation. Include specific questions you might ask these people and why. Explain what physical exams and diagnostic tests would be appropriate for the patient and how the results would be used. List three differential diagnoses for the patient. Identify the one that you think is most likely and explain why. List two pharmacologic agents and their dosing that would be appropriate for the patients antidepressant therapy based on pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. From a mechanism of action perspective, provide a rationale for why you might choose one agent over the other. For the drug therapy you select, identify any contraindications to use or alterations in dosing that may need to be considered based on the clients ethnicity. Discuss why the contraindication/alteration you identify exists. That is, what would be problematic with the use of this drug in individuals of other ethnicities? If your assigned case includes check points (i.e., follow-up data at week 4, 8, 12, etc.), indicate any therapeutic changes that you might make based on the data provided. Explain lessons learned from this case study, including how you might apply this case to your own practice when providing care to patients with similar clinical presentations Rubric: Thoroughly responds to the discussion question(s) is reflective with critical analysis and synthesis representative of knowledge gained from the course readings for the module and current credible sources. supported by at least 3 current, credible sources Written clearly and concisely Contains no grammatical or spelling errors Fully adheres to current APA manual writing rules and style
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