Essay Cove

Essay Cove

You are taking care of a patient who is 24 hours post-operative laparotomy. He is prescribed oxycodone 10 mg every 4 hours as needed for pain.
In a one-two-page essay, discuss this case, answering the following questions:
What is the mechanism of action for this medication?
How will you determine the level of pain the patient is experiencing?
What are potential side effects of this medication?
How can the side effects be treated?
How will you know the patient is becoming tolerant to the medication?

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