Karen spends a good amount of time with the Lamonts as they have several questions about blood pressure management. Besides smoking, which of the following factors are known to impact a patient’s risk for Hypertension? (Select all that apply) Pain Stress Ethnicity Religion Gender
In this discussion, you will be responding to four cases in groups of three (selected by the faculty). Please review each case and provide a summary listing of three self-care/community strategies to improve health and wellness with the rationale for the selection. Also identify two potential barriers to your strategies and how each can be overcome. Case 2: Danni is a 12 year old who is obese. She weighs 175 pounds and her BMI is 31. She has two older brothers who are athletes; one in baseball and one a wrestler. Danni’s mother and father are average weight but do […]
What alerts you to the presence of an ethical dilemma? To what degree do you think nurses should become involved in making decisions? What concerns you about becoming involved in ethical decision-making?
Develop a nursing care plan for a patient with cholecystitis. 1. Make sure you include all the phases of the nursing process 2. Provide a brief discharge planning 3. Give some teaching examples correlating with the teaching plan (e.g. cholecystitis.). 4. Provide NANDA nursing diagnosis only. 5. Provide a teaching plan for this pathology.
An 87-year female, with a 3-day history of intermittent abdominal pain, abdominal bloating, and nausea and vomiting, came to the emergency department. She moved from Puerto Rico to join her grandson and his family only 2 months ago and speaks very little English. All information was obtained through her grandson. PMH includes an abdominal hysterectomy 12 years ago and an inguinal hernia repair 2years ago. She has nod history of coronary artery disease, diabetes or pulmonary disease. She takes only ibuprofen occasionally for mild arthritis. She has no known drug allergies (NKDA). Vital signs are: Blood Pressure 134/84, Pulse 84 […]