A 48- year old man is admitted into the respiratory ICU at the hospital where you are working. You look at his chart and see that he has been diagnosed with Guillain-Barre syndrome. The patient is placed on a respirator. In addition, he is unable to move either of his legs. When you scroll over the patient’s history , you notice that he is a poultry farmer. 1. What leads to Guillian-Barre? In other words, what might you look for in the patient’s history? 2. Considering this patient’s profession, what type of condition do you suspect as the precipitating event? […]
When is a child’s communication considered delayed? What are speech disorders and how are they characterized? What is a language disorder? How does it affect language development and education? How does a speech language pathologist help child with communication disorders? Explain.
The patient was an 80-year-old female who 10 days previously had a cystocele repair performed. At the time of that hospital admission, a urine culture was ontained that revealed > 100,000 CFU/ml of an Escherichia coli strain that was suusceptible to all antimicrobial agents against which it was tested. Postoperatively, she began a 7-day course of oral cephalexin. She was discharged after an uneventful postoperative courser of 3 days. Ten days postoperatively, she presented with a 3-day history of diarrhea. The patient noted multiple, watery, loose stools without blood, crampy abdominal pain, and vomiting. She presented with a temperature of […]
How can nurse managers use Massachusetts state profiles to improve quality outcomes or the practice environment? how various healthcare policies, regulations, or laws may have impacted healthcare operations and the information presented in the Massachusetts profiles.
Compare and contrast risk factors, the age of onset, pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. What do you think is the most important topic that must be taught to the diabetic patient and why?