Need help with my Nursing question – I’m studying for my class.
CLINICAL CASE STUDY ASSIGNMENT
(Complete one per shift)
Introduction – explain who the patient is: age range, gender, etc. Explain what the problem is: what is the patient diagnosed with, or what happened/what brought them here. Introduce the main idea: what should you as a nurse focus on?
Pathophysiology – explain the disease, symptoms, and causes/etiology (cite sources)
History – explain what health problems the patient has (other diagnoses). Discuss other pertinent treatments, surgeries, etc.
Physical Assessment – include vital signs, assessment findings, labs, diagnostics, etc.
Treatments – what treatment is the patient receiving due to condition, and what is the rationale (medications, dressing changes, PT/OT, etc.)
Nursing Care Plan – two priority nursing diagnoses with appropriate SMART goal(s), interventions, and evaluations.
Recommendations – what should the nurse and patient focus on to promote recovery/improvement?
References/APA format – Prepare your assignment as an APA formatted paper, including a reference page as well as in-text citations. Please use textbooks or reliable sources from the internet that are geared toward heath care professionals.