Identify moral dilemmas in healthcare informatics that would best be approached with the use of an ethical decision-making framework , such as the use of smartphones to interact with patients as well as to monitor and assess patient health
Jack Williams is a septuagenarian male with a history of coronary artery disease and hypertension. He comes into your setting with a several day history of fever, headache, and weakness. His wife states that he seemed confused and she was having difficulty understanding what he was saying to her this morning. His vitals were 103o F temperature, BP 96/52, HR 101 bpm, and RR 20/minute. On exam his mental status was drowsy and he was oriented only to person. His neurological exam was non-focal. What other signs/symptoms might an individual exhibit?
J. S. is 23 years old. He was brought to the emergency department after an auto accident. He suffered a concussion and a deep laceration of his right thigh. He lost about 4 units of blood prior to effective control of bleeding and closure of the wound. Fluid resuscitation is initiated, and a urinary catheter is inserted post operation to monitor his urine output. However, he continues to have significant oozing from his sutured wound. His 24-hour urine volume is 350 ml with a high urine osmolality and low urine sodium. A coagulation screen results indicate the following: platelet count […]