The purpose of this assignment is to draft and submit a comprehensive and complete rough draft of your medication paper in APA format. Your rough draft should include all of the research paper elements of a final draft.
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Include the following in your rough draft:
- Title page
- Reference page with a minimum of 5 references and appropriately used in-text citations for each
- Visuals: tables, figures, graphs, charts, images, or any other non-text content. (if applicable)
- Footnotes (if applicable)
- Appendices (if applicable)
The abstract is a well-formulated summary of the paper that includes the following components: clear introductory sentence(s) with supporting evidence that guides the reader to the medication’s significance. It is succinct yet thorough, well written, and organized.
Clearly states the medication chosen and describes the medication’s uses. Clearly states the purpose of researching the chosen medication and indicates the main points to be covered.
The body includes all of the required content components: •Manufacturing company •Brand name •Indication •First in class or not first in class •Common side-effects profile •Known contradictions A critical analysis of the medication and the diseases/disorders it treats is presented. All special considerations are addressed (i.e., pediatric patients, geriatric patients, patients with renal dysfunction, patients with liver dysfunction, obese patients, and pregnancy/lactation). Ideas are professionally sound; they are supported by scientific evidence that is credible and timely.