1. What is the therapeutic objective for treating this patient?
1. What is the therapeutic objective for treating this
patient? 2. The patient has already been diagnosed with hypertension. What are his risk factors (modifiable and
non-modifiable for cardiovascular disease)? 3. List the goals of treatment for this patient. 4. What nonpharmacologic therapies are necessary for
this patient to achieve and maintain adequate blood pressure reduction? 5. What reasonable pharmacotherapeutic options are
available for controlling this patient’s blood pressure? 6. Outline a specific and appropriate pharmacotherapeutic
regimen for this patient, including:
a. Drug name, dose & dosage, form, route, frequency,
duration and purpose.
b. Identify the medication classification
c. Mechanism of action
d. Major adverse effects and side effects
f. Safety alerts and precautions
g. Determination of clinical efficacy