Survey your community for the resources that would be available to assist a low-income multiparous woman to cope with bed rest at home as part of the care management for preeclampsia. Provide a written report of your finding
You are a student nurse caring for Ms. Cranford. She is an 87 year old mentally competent woman who has lived alone since her husband died 10 years ago. She was admitted to the hospital with chest pain, feeling faint, a pulse of 48, and a blood pressure of 98/56. The physician and the nurses stabilize Ms. Cranford with medication and intravenous fluids but later inform the patient and her only son that she would need a heart pacemaker to regulate her heartbeat. After the physician explained the procedure and the risks involved. Ms. Cranford pondered the situation for a […]
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: 3. […]
Describe weight control in relationship to energy balance. What determines a persons body size and shape? What do you think about diets and fads diets after viewing the movie diet wars? How will you now be able to distinguish between a good weight management program and a fad diet?