Hello .. i need someone to help me in my case study. Case Study


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Hello .. i need someone to help me in my case study. Case Study Please read the following and answer the questions below: Jorge is a pharmacy technician working in the emergency room when a patient arrived with life-threatening internal bleeding. The physician in charge told Jorge, “Aminocaproic acid 5 grams STAT! You’d better give him liquid, I don’t think he’s able to swallow pills.” Jorge repeated the order, “Aminocaproic acid liquid 5 grams STAT.” On hand Jorge had Amicar Syrup (aminocaproic acid) 25%, 1.25g/5mL (see label below). Jorge determined the amount to administer by using the ratio proportion method. Answer the following questions: 1. Verify Jorge’s calculations. Are these calculations correct? 2. Jorge believes that the dosage is higher than normal. What should Jorge do? 3. What is the importance of asking questions to verify validity of dosage orders? 4. Is it reasonable for a pharmacy technician to question pharmacists or physicians if they see a potential problem on a medication order? Why or why not? ATTACHMENT PREVIEW Download attachment Case Study 2.docx PHT121 Case Study – Thinking Critically on the Job Please read the following and answer the questions below: Jorge is a pharmacy technician working in the emergency room when a patient arrived with life-threatening internal bleeding. The physician in charge told Jorge, “Aminocaproic acid 5 grams STAT! You’d better give him liquid, I don’t think he’s able to swallow pills.” Jorge repeated the order, “Aminocaproic acid liquid 5 grams STAT.” On hand Jorge had Amicar Syrup (aminocaproic acid) 25%, 1.25g/5mL (see label below). Jorge determined the amount to administer by using the ratio proportion method. x mL 5 mL = 5 g 1.25 g 5 mL ×5=1.25× x x= 25 mL 1.25 x=20 mL=4 tsp Answer the following questions: a.) Verify Jorge’s calculations. Are these calculations correct? b.) Jorge believes that the dosage is higher than normal. What should Jorge do? c.) What is the importance of asking questions to verify validity of dosage orders? d.) Is it reasonable for a pharmacy technician to question pharmacists or physicians if they see a potential problem on a medication order? Why or why not?

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