Provide an example from your practicum experiences in which the treatment plan was changed or confirmed based on a guideline review. Was a database or subscription used? Share the guideline or supportive clinical literature as one of the references.
How can the NP balance shared decision making and the patient’s culture and/or preferences with safe clinical practice?
Use an experience of a diagnosis found at a primary care visit. Choose any guideline.
About one page long.
At least 3 references, not older than 5 years old
Requirements: about one page
The retrieved guidelines included the administration of oral levofloxacin with the integration of non-pharmacological including a healthy diet plan and patient education on smoking cessation. According to Lee et al. (2018), community-acquired pneumonia results from different causative bacteria like Chlamydophila pneumoniae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, and Legionella pneumonia. These causative bacteria of respiratory and atypical pneumonia cause pneumonia. Further, smoking worsens the patient’s condition; hence, the treatment plan should be all-rounded to improve their well-being. According to Grief et al. (2018), the diagnosis and treatment guidelines by the Infectious Disease Society of America 2016 emphasize offering radio imaging to patients with fever