NRS 410V Week 4 CLC Assignment, Home Visit with Sallie Mae Fisher
One of the main issues with Ms. Fisher according to her hospital admission is chronic congestive heart failure (CHF), atrial fibrillation (AF), hypertension, and lack of family support. She presented to the hospital with dyspnea, chest pain, and an 8 lb. weight increase. Approximately 70% of people between the ages of 65 and 85 years of age have this abnormal heart rhythm (mayoclinic, n.d.). Ms. Fisher has been ……to have dyspnea and chest pain due to her CHF and AF. As Ms. Fisher’s heart began to………….
NRS 410V Week 4 Mandatory Discussion Question, Critical Thinking Questions
- Explain what Mucor is and how a patient is likely to become infected with Mucor. Describe the pathophysiologic progression of the infection into pneumonia and atleast two medical/nursing interventions that would be helpful in treating the patient.
- Examine the laboratory blood test results and arterial blood gases provided in “Discussion Question Resource: Laboratory Blood Test Results.” What laboratory values are considered abnormal? Explain each abnormality and discuss the probable causes from a pathophysiologic perspective.
- What medications and medical treatments are likely to be …..by the attending physician on this case? List at least three medications and three treatments. Provide rationale for each of the medications and treatments you suggest.