Throughout this assignment I will be using a pseudonym to maintain patient confidentiality in order to conform to ‘The Nursing and Midwifery Code’ (NMC, 2008). Harry Jones is an 82 year old male who was transferred to the ward with a left fractured neck of femur, following a fall in his home. As a result he was due to have a hemiartroplasty that day. Harry lived at home with his 79 year old wife and his dog. He has been retired from the police force for 21 years.
The older brother had also had a rash on the 18th of Aug but was healthy on the day of travel. They were going from Malaysia to LA on the 24th of Aug. When they arrived in LA they then were put up in a local motel. On Aug 27th the 15 yr old boy was taken to a emergency room via ambulance and stayed in a non-isolated room for approx. 8 hours.
He has a 22-year-old son and an 18-year-old daughter who are in good health. A paternal uncle has hypertension and a maternal uncle has prostate cancer. There is no known family history of diabetes mellitus. On review of systems, he has occasional headaches, experiences shortness of breath when he walks up stairs, and gets up once a night to urinate. Questions: 1.
According to articles online about half of patients with kidney failure receive treatment and are cured. Scenario B Chronic renal failure: Mr. Hodges, a 73-year-old man, has had congestive heart failure for the past 5 years. His doctor has told him that his heart is not functioning well, needing more and more medicine to maintain circulatory function. He has noticed that he
A short time before his fourth birthday Dahmer had a double hernia operation, which seemed to affect him in many ways. He became highly narrow-minded and lacking in self-confidence (Biography, 2010). During Dahmer’s early childhood, his father changed careers resulting in the family moving to from Iowa to Bath, Ohio (Biography, 2010). At school, Dahmer’s classmates considered him the classic “geek” erging for attention. On many occasions, he acted out in rages (Frasier, 1996).
1. The patient is a 31-year old Caucasian male who has been admitted several times for cyclic vomiting syndrome. The patient was diagnosed when he was a child, he was in remission from 15 years old to the middle 20s when the problem started again. The patient is on disability secondary to cyclic vomiting syndrome. Last year, the patient was hospitalized more than 4 months total for the problem.
His case records are two inches thick filled with numerous diagnoses, including schizoid personality, paranoid schizophrenia, and manic-depressive psychosis ( also known as dipolar mood disorder now). Steven V’s father worked long hours and traveled quite often. Mr. V would always criticize his son and saw him as timid, weak, and withdrawn. Mr. V would show no sympathy towards Steven if he had lost a fight. In other words, he was disappointed in his son.
He was scared, felt lonely and wanted to do anything to stay alive. Elie learned from this whole devastating event in History. He didn’t continue to struggle as much as he did in the camps. He had no more family with him or alive. Elie was bitter in a way.
When a soldier is suffering from PTSD he may experience rage, depression, flashbacks, emotional numbness, and hyper vigilance. They can experience the inability to stop believing that they are in battle during everyday life. Effects like these can seriously jeopardize their family life. As one former soldier has said in the article, “It’s almost like your family has its own form of PTSD just from being around you every
His family abandoned, his son not even knowing what he was like had to ask his neighbors. A comment was made to his wife about missing him and she replied, “I already have. Missing him all these years.” (Goodman 398) It is important for a man to have balance in his life. Men can get so engulfed into their work that they forget to enjoy their life and before they know it, it’s over. Phil had a heart attack because he was so stressed out from work, and he didn’t have a life outside of work so he was always stressed out.