Acute Care Nursing Case Study Case Study by Master Researcher

Acute Care Nursing Case Study
A case study of the nursing of a 85 year old female admitted to hospital 12 days after experiencing a fall.
# 86261 | 1,350 words | 10 sources | 2005 | US

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This paper presents the case study of a hospitalized 85 year old female who experienced a fall and presented at the hospital 12 days later with a laundry list of diagnostic issues. The patient complained of confusion, and instability (even though she walks with assistance). As reported by this paper, it was felt that her medication contributed to the neurological and cardiac issues she was having, although she had them before and the medication she was prescribed was contraindicated. Nursing considerations are provided.

From the Paper:

"This paper contains the case study and presentation of Mrs. L. who was admitted to the hospital after a fall. This presentation is divided into the following sections: * A brief presentation of the patient's demographics * A presentation of the patient's medical diagnosis and pathophysiology, including significant findings from the literature * A brief summary of Mrs. L's hospital stay * A detailed presentation on the relevant nursing diagnoses and considerations"

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