Advanced Nursing Pharmacology, Insomnia Case Study


Please include Whalen book bellow in your reference:*Whalen. K. (2015). Lippincott Illustrated Reviews: Pharmacology, 6th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters-Kluwer (recommended)Please respond to the following questions:1. Create a drug-related problem list for the patient. 2. Which information (signs, symptoms, and laboratory values) indicates the presence or severity of insomnia? 3. Could any of the patient’s problems have been caused by drug therapy? 4. What additional information is needed to satisfactorily assess this patient’s insomnia? 5. What are the goals of pharmacotherapy in this case? 6. What nonpharmacologic therapies might be useful for this patient’s insomnia? 7. What feasible pharmacotherapeutic alternatives are available for treatment of insomnia? 8. What drug, dosage form, dose, schedule, and duration of therapy are best for this patient’s insomnia? 9. What alternatives would be appropriate if the initial therapy fails or cannot be used? 10. Which clinical and laboratory parameters are necessary to evaluate the therapy for achievement of the desired therapeutic outcome and to detect or prevent adverse effects? 11. What information should be provided to the patient to enhance adherence, ensure successful therapy, and minimize adverse effects?