Caring for a Patient Receiving Gastrointestinal System Medications
In this assignment, you will compare and contrast proton pump inhibitors and H2 receptor antagonists in the care of a patient with gastrointestinal disorders.
A one- to two-page (300- to 500-word) paper
Step 1 Conduct research.
Review pharmacological mechanisms of gastrointestinal medications. Refer to textbook readings and additional current medication and nursing resources regarding medications used in the treatment of gastrointestinal disease.
Step 2 Compare and contrast proton pump inhibitors or H2 receptor antagonists.
Select three medications from each of the following classifications:
- Proton pump inhibitors
- H2 receptor antagonists
Compare and contrast the mechanism of action, purpose, side effects, dosages, and routes of the medications.
Also, include at least three patient education points per classification.
Be sure to cite any resources used to write your paper in the format requested by your instructor.