Tommy, age 2, by choice will eat only high carbohydrate foods, preferably those that are sweet. He rejects high-protein, high-fat foods such as meats and cheese. How would you change his diet to provide adequate protein and fat for normal growth and nerve development without increasing his carbohydrate intake with high-fat pastries, cakes, and so on?
Think about a time when you or someone you know suffered from health issues with their digestive tract. Describe the symptoms, diagnostic testing, diagnosis, and form of treatment associated with this medical condition. Use proper medical terminology in your post.
Mr. Emerson is a 34-year-old African American male, and his wife are discussing heredity concerns for their future child. Mrs. Emerson is pregnant and they are attending a childbirth class in which the pregnancy counselor and nurse are answering questions. Mr. Emerson states that he is afraid any male child they have will have sickle cell disease because he has it. 1. How should the nurse respond to Mr. Emerson? Answer: Rationale: 2. Two weeks later, Mr. Emerson is in the Emergency Department (ED) with severe right knee pain. What assessment does the nurse need to perform? Answer: Rationale: […]