Worksheet 18-1: Case Study—Assessment of the Nutritional Status of the Elderly John, 78 years old, is a sometimes homeless veteran. He is missing many teeth from years of no dental care. John receives a monthly retirement check but he has great difficulty meeting his monthly bills, let alone buying enough food, and this has caused many evictions. When he can afford them, John has his prescriptions filled for a diuretic (for high blood pressure) and a statin (for high cholesterol). John isn’t sure what his current weight is, but he has had to tighten his belt to the last notch over the past eight months.
The son does not identify with any religion. However, he states that he does believe in God. • The family is living is living at the poverty level. The mother is working full-time but only making slightly more than minimum wage. Neither of the children are working at this time.
His biological father has never seen him, or attempted to get in contact with him. They are a low-income family, who live in a low-income subdivision, in Visalia. Cashius has all his baby teeth and mom says he can brush them with a little bit of help. He can use the restroom by himself, but has a stool to stand on and help him sit on the toilet. Mom says he sleeps through the night without
His dad was an alcoholic who died of alcoholism when Samuel was young leaving his mother and grandparents to raise him. While his dad was alive he only seen him twice meaning he never really had a father figure apart from his granddad. Samuel was at the right stages of development. He was capable of walking and was saying a few words along with some babble. He made of had some emotional trouble as his never had a father.
Mr Lusk has a ten-year history of hypertension, congestive heart failure, and cataracts. He has no history of psychiatric illness or alcohol/ substance abuse. By his wife's report, Mr Lusk has a history of progressive memory loss over the last five years, and has had a decline in his ability to perform daily tasks. He is unable to perform complex household tasks, shopping, or walking in familiar neighbourhoods without getting lost. He still performs his basic activities of daily living, such as personal hygiene, dressing, and preparing simple meals.
They had 7 sons and only 3 worked in the company. Kevin who left because of health problems, Neil who worked on the warehouse and Paul who was in multiple positions and left to be a teacher. Gerry transferred non-voting stock to his sons and left the voting power for him and his wife. Their succession plan was to make Paul (chosen son) the CEO of the company but he left. Gerry’s personal problem was that he had no longer a successor to take over the company, didn’t had a retirement plan and hadn’t saved enough money to retire, and the company was planning to expand taking all liquid cash
The patient is a 72 year old male who lives alone and was admitted to the hospital who had undergone emergency total hip replacement. His medical history includes DM and HTN and was prescribed 2 oral medications. He has lack of family support and social network. With these issues, a team of members will consists of: 1. Physician.
He lives with his mom and grandmother, but spends most of his time with his father and his father side of the family. Which consist of his great grandmother and father, great great grandmother, grandfather, aunts, uncles and cousins. There religious background is Christian. Donnell attends daycare from 6am to 6pm. Donnell is very aggressive, doesn’t share and don’t get along with children because he has no children in the household with him.
Every Dr. that went through this journey with Morgan and kept track of his health are stunned and that people shouldnot eat fast food and one Dr. even says that Morgan should not eat fast food for one whole year to give his body time to recuperate. In 30 days Morgan ate 30lbs of sugar, a lb a day and managed to eat 12 whole pounds of fat. It takes 6 months for Morgan to lose the 20lbs he gained in only 1 month. It takes 2 months of detox eating to get his liver and cholesterol back to normal function. My take from this movie?
There are no signs of breathing problems. Cheat Sheet For Acid/Base Balance Page 3 of 4 www.NCLEXPreceptor.com to learn how to pass NCLEX on your 1st try Case Study 8 An 79 year old man is seen in the emergency department at a private hospital. He states that he took many tablets of aspirin (salicylates) over the last 24-hour period because of a severe headache. He is unable to urinate. His vital signs are: Temp = 98.6; apical pulse = 94; respirations = 32 and deep.