A 6 month-old male with a past medical history of eczema presents to the clinic today with a chief complaint of a reddened area over the inner left thigh. The area is warm, mildly swollen and tender with a central lump. He started having tactile fevers, irritability, and poor feeding today which prompted the mother to bring him for evaluation. VS: T 38.5, P 110, R 26 He is fussy but distractible with a pacifier. He has a left upper inner thigh erythematous lesion measuring 3 x 4 cm. The skin over the area is mildly indurated, warm, brightly erythematous, […]
Describe the benefits/challenges of having resources that are clinical working with those that are technical? What is an ideal makeup of a health IT strategy planning team in terms of which parts of the health organization should be represented? Why?
A patient has recently been diagnosed as positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The patient is unsure whether the medication regimen prescribed is actually helping. The patient complains of several adverse effects and is especially upset because he or she was asymptomatic before beginning treatment. How would you respond? What information about the progression of HIV/AIDS could you provide that will aid the patient in sticking to the treatment regimen?
Some risk factor for infectious material to penetrate one of the body’s natural defense system (skin). Optimum condition needed for a successful outcome of a post-surgical wound is strict adherence to surgical asepsis during surgery.