According to the CDC, 50% of African American women, 40% of Mexican women, and 30% of Caucasian women are obese and therefore at risk for development of type 2 diabetes. Improved screening and education strategies are necessary in reversing the trend of this devastating chronic disease. Morbidity and Mortality “In the United States, an estimated 7% of the population, (20.8 million people), have diabetes mellitus; 14.6 million people have been diagnosed and 6.2 million remain undiagnosed. In addition, approximately 41 million Americans have prediabetes, which may eventually lead to a clinical diagnosis of diabetes,” (DISEASEDEX, 2012). In 2009, diabetes was the cause of death in 150 women in Allegheny County alone, (PA Department of Health, 2009).
Treatment planning Chart A (Medical Model) |Demographic information | | |Please describe your client’s demographic information: | |The patient is a 68 year old, caucasian female, living with her spouse in a single level home. 6weeks ago, pt. was admitted to Tampa General Hospital with weakness in her (L) leg & arm. After an MRI of the brain, | |she was diagnosed with a (R) sided CVA from a hemorrhage
A Diabetic Case Study University of Utah Nursing 245: Disease Management Lisa Frye, CNM, FNP, MS December 01, 2013 Angelo Reyes: A Diabetic Case Study Angelo Reyes, a 40-year-old Hispanic male, has been managing his type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM) since the age of 13. Angelo and Rachel, his wife of three years, have confronted challenges of infertility, diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), and an urgent vitrectomy as the result of Angelo’s disease process. Angelo actively participates in the self-management of his chronic disease with compliance and diligence. Despite his diligence and experience in dealing with the disease for 27 years, areas for educational opportunities still exist. In this paper, we will review the incidence of DM in the United States (U.S.), the potential effects of the disease on the body as a chronic process, and the psychosocial challenges patients like Angelo must endure.
36 year old male developed necrotic hepatitis following one year of drinking 3 energy drinks daily. Biopsy reveled herbal/drug-toxicity pattern. A liver transplant was required for sustained life (endonurse.com, 2013). ii. Woman hospitalized with hepatitis after drinking 10 energy drinks daily for two weeks.
Mary Jenkins is a 45 year old woman who was first diagnosed at age 36 with MS. Mary has 2 children ages 15 years and 17 years old. Her condition has deteriorated over the years and she is now in a wheelchair. NURSING CARE PLAN Nurse: Varsha Kumar Date: March 10, 2010 Patients name: Mary Jenkins Age:45 Assessment: Client is a 45 year old female Client has multiple sclerosis Clients condition has deteriorated, she is now in wheelchair Diagnosis: client has had MS since age 36 and her condition has deteriorated. She is now in a wheelchair. Assessment Diagnosis Planning Implementation Evaluation Suffering from MS.
Case of Caring Lachman (2012) describes a scenario in which a nurse proves competent in being a patient advocate and providing a level of care exclusively for this individual. The case is about Mr. Jones, 59 yr old man complaining of acute abdominal pain. He has a history of alcoholism, which had gotten increasingly worse after his wife of 40 years passed away a few months ago, along with uncontrollable Diabetes and a left knee amputation. The patient had asked for more pain medication then most patients with similar
Anorexia Nervosa can have very serious medical complications that will require medical interventions. Psychiatric-mental health nursing will play an important role in aiding our 17 year old girl to achieve optimal level of health. How can the role of the nurse in a psychiatric setting assist this girl achieve a full recovery? Wikipedia (2013) Sir William Gull identified and named Anorexia Nervosa in 1873. The name literally means loss of appetite.
In 2006, approximately 212, 920 new cases of invasive breast cancer were diagnosed in the United States (Women’s Health Resource, 2011). The case scenario below will discuss ethical and legal issues regarding a female patient with breast cancer, which refuses treatment for breast cancer. Additionally, the scenario will cover the following four ethical principles: respect for persons/autonomy, justice, beneficence, and non-maleficence that relates to the case scenario (Bishop, 2003). A 25-year-old female patient made an appointment with her primary care physician because she discovered a lump on her breast. She went to her appointment with her primary care physician the following day.
3. Identify nursing interventions related to patients primary and secondary diagnosis. Client Information and Data Date of Assessment: 4/23/15 Patient Initials: A.B. Room Number: 158 Age: 89 Gender: Female Date of Admission: 6/10/2013 Food Allergies: NKFA Medication Allergies: Penicillin, Sulfas, Codeine Height: 65” Weight: 81 lbs. Occupation: Widowed, Mother Advanced Directives: No Code, DNR Medical History Reason for Hospitalization: 89 year old female patient was originally admitted long term to M.P.T.F.
Medication errors that cause harm are called preventable adverse drug events. For example, 40-year-old female was brought into the emergency room for shortness of breath and rash following an ingestion of seafood. On presentation, she was found to have edema of the throat with a mild stridor upon inspiration. Her temperature was 98.7 °F axillary with a blood pressure of 100/69 mm Hg and a pulse of 70 bpm. The patient was placed on supplemental oxygen and a 0.5 mg (1:1000) dose of epinephrine was ordered.