He is scheduled to be discharged today, but still needs some reinforcement of diabetes education. He does not speak English very well. • Scheduled admission is Mrs. Mary Smith, a 75-year old black female admitted with change in mental status. ER calls to give report at 0800.
Doctors diagnose heartburn. A few days later, because of severe pain in the stomach, established a new diagnosis - an inflammation of the gallbladder, common in diabetics. He was sent to surgery to remove the organ that has stopped working.
Module 9 Case Study Acute Renal Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease Will is a 68-year-old male with a history of hypertension. Eight months ago, he started regular dialysis therapy for ESRD. Before that, his physician was closely monitoring his condition because he had polyuria and nocturia. Soon it became difficult to manage his hypertension. He also lost his appetite, became weak, easily fatigued, and had edema around his ankles.
Case Presentation A 58-year-old presented with complaint of pain in his leg and was unable to walk. Past history. • One year back, he fell from a ladder and suffered a left acetabular fracture.
The radiograph depicts Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCPD) of the left hip. The right hip is not affected. This childhood hip disorder is a result of idiopathic avascular necrosis of the growing bony epiphysis of the femoral head, with boys affected four times more that girls (Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, n.d.). This interruption in blood supply to the bone results in necrosis, and the femoral head become flattened due to weight and pressure placed on the bone during normal physical activity (Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, n.d.). View: This is an Anterioposterior view demonstrating the entire pelvis, sacrum, the lumbosacral articulation, both proximal femurs and hip joints.
A 22 year male presented in the orthopedic OPD with complain of pain and swelling in the left heel for 10 months. The pain was insidious in onset, dull aching and aggravated on walking or standing.
Four of the total 47 patients with acute OP poisoning had obviously elevated Amylase and Lipase levels (Amylase> 300 U/L; Lipase >60 U/L). Only two of the patients with Amylase levels between 100 and 300 U/L had elevated levels of Lipase. None of the patients with normal Amylase levels had elevated levels of Lipase. A total of 12.76% were diagnosed as acute Pancreatitis (19). Pathology behind development of acute pancreatitis in patients after organophosphorous ingestion is not very clear.
If I say something to my kids I do it and I finish everything that I start.” Pt. mentioned that her current needs are getting her drive license, passing the driver test and improving my credit score. Pt. identified her abilities as getting along with others, learning
1. Epigastric pain- In the past, the patient has had several back surgeries, has had chronic pain syndrome, and for a period of time, the patient has consumed opiate. In the two physical exams conducted in the office, the patient did not experience any abdominal pain. The patient nearly constantly had these abdominal pain episodes.
He can consume 1 ½ packs of cigarettes a day. Therefore, it wasn’t suprising when the doctor diagnosed him with COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which is a group of long-term lung diseases that make it hard for a person to breathe. Last 2014, we admitted Kuya Pedrito in the hospital. It was hard on our part because there was no one to take care of him.
This is a 63-year-old male with a 10/06/1978 date of injury. He fell between two walls and injured his left knee. DIAGNOSIS: Pain in left knee 12/28/15 Progress Report stated that the patient remains off work.
This all changed on March 30, 1842 when Crawford Long operated on James Venable after he had inhaled sulfuric-ether. James woke up with minimal pain and no recollection of what had happened. On that day Crawford Long single handedly change the course of medicine, but what led up to that pivotal point of his life? In 1815, Crawford Williamson Long was born to James and Elizabeth in Danielsville, Georgia,and named after William H.
There is a spectrum of severity ranging from no clinical symptoms, to simple febrile seizures, and extending to Dravet syndrome, which is the most severe. Mutations of the SCN1A gene cause 79% of diagnosed cases of Dravet syndrome. Frequently referred to as a sodium channelopathy, this intractable (uncontrollable) epilepsy is characterized by unilateral (one-sided) clonic or tonic clonic (grand mal) seizures that may be prolonged progress to status epilepticus. After years of trying to find the cause they were running out of solutions and finally running out of doctors.
The patient BAC was .34 when lab were conduct. The patient reports a non-compliance with his medications for 3 weeks. The patient reports that he was unable to fill them a few months ago with DayMark. The patient reports that he has been depressed recently. Furthermore, he reports that both of his parents died years ago around this time of year and he tries to block out the thought of both their deaths.
REPORTER: The reporter/Social Worker (Rose) called to report neglect for the victim, Billy. Billy’s suffered from a stroke with cognitive issues in 2012. Also, he utilizes a wheelchair, noncompliant, and he can not perform his daily ADL’s. According to the reporter, on 9/11/2015, the reporter spoke with the victim’s roommate (Gregory), and he stated that he only moved in because the victim’s girlfriend (unknown) went to jail for drugs (unknown when).