1)Read the following Case Study and answer the questions using Chapter 22 ( Alzheimer Disease ) from your Text Book .
You are the nurse doing home visits in a retirement community. Your patient is an 85-year-old man who has been diagnosed with AD. His adult children are with him for the visit. They want to know about the disease and what treatment options exist. They ask the following questions:
1. Can you explain the progression of the disease? Is it curable?
2. Will the drug Aricept (donepezil) work to cure his disease?
3. What kind of side effects can we expect Dad to have with the drug?
2) Write a comparison between Nicotinic and Muscarinic Receptors