2 Case Studies And Handout With #2 Patients ; Nursing Related

CASE STUDY: Respiratory

#1 Patient Profile:

A 62-year-old female client with a history of COPD has been admitted to the hospital with acute exacerbation and left-sided pneumonia.

The nurse observes increased anterior-posterior diameter of the chest, reddish-blue skin tone, and prolonged expiratory phase when breathing.

Admission vital signs: temperature 101.5 F (oral), blood pressure 154/92, heart rate 110, and respiratory rate 26 breaths/minute.

Critical Thinking Questions:

Answer each question thoroughly and with details

1)    What nursing diagnosis is the priority for this patient and why?

2)    During the initial physical assessment of the patient, the patient exhibits a frequent cough with copious purulent secretions expectorated.

This assessment finding is compatible with which etiology of pneumonia?

What type of nursing care would you then provide?

3)    What should the nutritional plan for this patient include? Explain why?

Case Study: Burn/Trauma

You are caring for Mr. Stevenson a 26 year male patient who is an employee in a chemical plant on the assembly line. There was a unusual event and two explosive chemicals combined and caused a chemical explosion in the plant. Mr. Stevenson was near to the explosion and sustained severe burns from the accident.

He is now a patient in the Burn/Trauma ICU receiving life saving care. Mr. Stevenson received 3rd degree burns to his entire chest and back and his entire right leg front and back. He sustained second degree burns to his entire face. He is intubated, sedated and on a ventilator at the moment.

Please answer the following questions.

1) According to the Rule of Nines, what percentage of his body received burns? Please explain your answer in details.

2) Explain in details what is meant by treating the ABCDE’s of Burn Injuries?

3) What would be his fluid resuscitation goals for the first 24 hours? How about after that?

4) According to the American Burn Association, name at last 5 findings that would necessitate a referral to a burn center?

5) Explain the process of skin grafting for burn management.

GI CASE STUDY: 

#1 Patient Profile: A 56-year-ld male patient tells you that he has been having abdominal pain about 3 hours after he eats. It feels like burning and is mostly in the upper abdomen. He gets some relief with over-the-counter antacids. 

Critical Thinking Questions: Answer each question completely and thoroughly.

1) What is the differential diagnosis?

2) An endoscopy is ordered on this patient, and he is found to have multiple scattered duodenal ulcers. Now what do you think?

3) Suppose the serum gastrin is high. How can a diagnosis of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome be confirmed?

4) What are the signs and symptoms of Zollinger-Ellison and how would you educate your patient?

#2 Patient Profile:

 A 46-year-old patient tells you he’s been vomiting blood, but he does not bring any in for you to see. 

Critical Thinking Questions: Answer each question completely and thoroughly.

1) What is the differential diagnosis and what priority question should you ask?

2) What lab tests would you expect the physician to order?

3) What is an appropriate nursing diagnosis and what education would you provide?

Place your order
(550 words)

Approximate price: $22

Sign up below to post your homework.

By Creating an account, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Urgency
Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.

Affordable Prices

Gishomework provides technical homework writing service at the most affordable prices. Our transparent pricing system ensures that we produce a quotation based on the description of the ordered paper.

Read more

100% Originality

Any time you order a paper through Gishomework.com, you can be sure to receive original papers. Our GIS homework help writers ensure that the topic is well-researched to get as much information for the production of high-quality original papers.

Read more

Timely Delivery

At Gishomework, we never compromise on time. Our team of professional academic writers is always keen on the urgency of the paper for on-time delivery. We always abide by the timelines provided on the order form.

Read more

Professional Writers

Gishomework is a website that connects students from across the world with highly-qualified academic writers. We have hired writers from diverse educational backgrounds to ensure that students from different disciplines are catered for.

Read more

24/7 Availability

The best thing about our services is that our support system is always available to ensure that you get assistance at any time of the day. You can be sure to get instant responses whenever you reach out to us.

Read more

Unlimited Revisions

You have 7 days after the paper was completed to ask your writer for free revisions, in case you need any.

Read more