Kasim Al-Mutar has an HR of 126, BP of 100/45, Temperature of 38.8 and severe RUQ pain associated with his last episode of vomiting that occurred 2 hours ago. His heart rate is slightly elevated and he is running a slight fever. He has been reported to be pale in appearance with dry mucous membranes. He has also been requesting drinks of water. Mr. Kasim Al Mutar has reported to the previous nurse that he has shoulder tip pain scored at 7/10.
There have been some fleeting, atypical chest pains. Rachael also reports some post-nasal drip with nasal stuffiness. She does describe an ongoing feverish feeling, but has not checked her temperature to validate this. She reports night sweats once to twice a week. Recent chest x-rays and pathology including FBE, U&Es, LFTs, CK?, TFTs and common pertussis serology are unremarkable.
1 This paper will be discussing the journal article “Incidence of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) After Myocardial Infarction (MI) and predictors of PTSD Symptoms Post MI- A Brief Report” by Leila P. Rocha, Mary E. Charlson, Janey C. Peterson, Nimali Jayasinghe, Barnett Meyers, Martha L. Bruce, Carla Boutin-Foster. This journal article was published in the International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine. The journal published the article in 2008 (Leila P. Rocha, et al., 2008). Myocardial Infarction (MI) is the name that is used by doctors and members of other medical professions as professional jargon for the term heart attack. What happens during a myocardial infarction is that the muscle that surrounds the heart (known as myocardium) losses its access to the blood supply.
The following day, the laboratory reported to Dr. Pesante that Mrs. Adae 's blood cultures were positive for staphylococcus aureus, a type of bacterial infection. Neither the resident on duty on July 1 nor Dr. Pesante contacted Dr. Bain or the attending physician on-call about Mrs. Adae 's blood culture results. The trial court found it unclear whether any CMH employee attempted to contact appellees or Dr. Avera. Dr. Avera testified, however, that, had she learned of the positive blood culture results, she would have immediately admitted Mrs. Adae to the hospital and would have "empiricallystarted her on antibiotics and then attempted to find the source of the
BACKGROUND INFORMATION: Ms. Hester is a 78-year-old, African American, divorced, female receiving treatment at Paradise Valley Hospital Inpatient Psychiatric Services Program on the Closed Unit. Ms. Hester was referred for psychological testing to assess her current neurobehavioral baseline to understand level of cognitive functioning. Ms. Hester was admitted to the hospital on a 5150 grave disability and danger to self and was unable to verbalize a plan for self care. Ms. Hester is currently diagnosed with Paranoid Schizophrenia, Chronic and her current medication includes Seroquel 100mg at bedtime. According to her chart records and collateral from her ex-husband’s reports Ms. Hester’s onset of psychotic symptoms began three to five months
MALADAPTIVE BEHAVIOR & PSYCHOPATHOLOGY Kwame Danquah Argosy University Prof. Jennifer Myers FP6005 A01 April 4, 2017 Primary and Secondary Diagnoses Jessica E. Smith was referred to as my office for a psychological evaluation. Thus concluding the primary diagnosis is borderline personality disorder. Ms. Smith’s background and demographic information were obtained before the actual evaluation and revealed information that fits the criteria of the diagnosis. Ms. Smith was also administered the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2), which assessed her personal attitude, beliefs, and experiences. Which is conducive to borderline personality disorder.
Instruments for assessment of arousability of the patient: RASS. B. Instruments for screening for premorbid cognitive disturbances: IQCODE. C. Screening instruments: NEECHAM Confusion Scale, Nursing Delirium Screening Scale, Delirium Observation Screening Scale, ICDSC, Pediatric Anesthesia Emergence Delirium scale, Global
Folole Muliaga was observed to be critically ill with obesity-related heart and lung infection. She was limited to a home oxygen machine after specialists confirmed that Mrs. Muliaga required help breathing in the wake of affliction from terminal cardiomyopathy. Folole Muliaga was in the hospital from March of 2002 until May of 2002 for her condition. Amid her stay in the hospital, Mrs. Muliaga 's electricity bill continuing to surge. While Mrs. Muliaga was in the hospital, her spouse endeavored to make provisions to installments towards the past due electric bill.
Familiar chronic pain complaints consist of headaches, lower back pain, pain pertaining to cancer, pain caused by arthritis, and neurogenic pain (AAPM, n.d.). One type of chronic pain I have experienced, and continue to experience is chronic migraines. I was diagnosed with chronic migraines about two years ago. Of course, one of the first options my doctor gave me to help reduce the symptoms was medication. However, I am particularly against the idea of taking
October 2003, my family was stuck with tragedy. Chloe my little sister started to become ill, she started out with acute symptoms such as pyrexia, rash, hemiplegia, and arthralgia. After two trips to her Primary Care Physician they just continued to claim she had the flu. After a month of her symptoms developing and becoming worse a trip to Miner Medical Center was the only answer. Only being there for about an hour she was transported via life flight to Children’s Hospital in Pittsburg.