Sunday, 3 December 2017

Identify medication which demands the measurement of specific physiological measurements

There are many situations when we record physiological measurement of an individual. It covers broader area to verify various symptoms. There are different types of physiological measurements for different types of symptoms. The most common types are weight measurement, body temperature measurement, blood pressure measurement, pulse or heartbeat measurement and blood glucose measurement. The following medication or treatment demands the specific physiological measurement –
  • Food Supplement: Individual’s height and weight measurements need to be taken to determine malnutrition level and to prescribe food supplement such as Fortisip, Calogen etc.
  • Antihypertensive medication: This type of medication is used to reduce blood pressure. Medications are Ramipril, Losartan, Amoldipine, Bisoprolol, Digoxin etc.
  • Insulin: Individual suffering from diabetic needs their blood glucose level measurement to be taken before administering insulin.
  • Penicillin: Urinalysis using dip stick is required to determine individual’s urinary tract infection.

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