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  1. Disclaimer: These case studies are presented for learning purposes only and with full understanding that it is outside the scope of practice for a nurse to make a medical diagnosis. When participating, assume that a licensed healthcare provider is ma...
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  3. Disclaimer: These case studies are presented for learning purposes only and with full understanding that it is outside the scope of practice for a nurse to make a medical diagnosis. When participating, assume that a licensed healthcare provider is ma...
  4. Disclaimer: These case studies are presented for learning purposes only and with full understanding that it is outside the scope of practice for a nurse to make a medical diagnosis. When participating, assume that a licensed healthcare provider is ma...
  5. Disclaimer: These case studies are presented for learning purposes only and with full understanding that it is outside the scope of practice for a nurse to make a medical diagnosis. When participating, assume that a licensed healthcare provider is ma...
  6. Disclaimer: These case studies are presented for learning purposes only and with full understanding that it is outside the scope of practice for a nurse to make a medical diagnosis. When participating, assume that a licensed healthcare provider is ma...
  7. Month-Long Nurses Week Celebration Starts Today! Nurses Week Contest #1 Test your knowledge and clinical investigative skills in trying to diagnose what is going on with the patient who has presented with Unexplained Diarrhea and Weight Loss. ...
  8. Disclaimer: These case studies are presented for learning purposes only and with full understanding that it is outside the scope of practice for a nurse to make a medical diagnosis. When participating, assume that a licensed healthcare provider is ma...
  9. If you think you know the correct diagnosis for this Case Study (CSI)... DO NOT POST ANSWER HERE. Instead, post your answer in the ADMIN HELP DESK.; We don't want to spoil it for others who are late in joining us. In a few days, after I...
  10. Clinical Scene Investigators (CSI) are nurses who utilize the CSI format to solve a problem. Fiona Winterbottom, DNP, MSN, ACNS-BC, ACHPN, CCRN recently discussed this topic at the American Association of Critical Care Nurses with allnurses.com’s Con...
  11. SafetyNurse1968

    Case Study: Sudden Severe Pain

    If you think you know the correct diagnosis for this Case Study (CSI)...DO NOT POST ANSWER HERE.Instead, post your answer in the ADMIN HELP DESK.; We don't want to spoil it for others who are late in joining us. In a few days, after I post the diagno...
  12. Chief Complaint A three-day old male infant is brought to the ER with vomiting and diarrhea by his 22-yr-old white mother. The mother states, “It started yesterday. He sleeps all the time, but when he’s awake he just won’t stop crying and I can’t...
  13. If you think you know the correct diagnosis for this Case Study (CSI)... DO NOT POST ANSWER HERE. Instead, post your answer in the ADMIN HELP DESK.; We don't want to spoil it for others who are late in joining us. In a few days, after I...
  14. Chief Complaint“My son died a month ago. He was stationed in Afghanistan. I think I’m still in shock. For the last few weeks I haven’t slept well. I keep waking up in the middle of the night, my heart pounding, out of breath, and now on top of that I...
  15. BACK STORYRead the full story HERE. A few years ago, my cousin Ruth came to live with us for the Summer and be a nanny to my four kids. While she was living with us she presented with increasing fatigue and listlessness. Eventually she admitted to ha...
  16. You are a new graduate nurse on your second rotation in a 30-bed medical ward. It is 0800hrs during a morning shift, and you have been allocated the care of a 70-year-old female, who has been on your ward for the last week, recovering from an acute i...
  17. OBESITY CLINIC DROPOUTSIt was the Summer of 1985. People were drinking New Coke, the Unabomber had just claimed his first victim, and the pop industry had united to sing “We Are The World” to raise money to relieve famine in Africa. I was a senior in...
  18. This article is the last in a 3-part series on the connection between mind and body with childhood trauma #1: Why Is This Patient Smelling Music? #2: Does Childhood Abuse Prevent Weight Loss? MAGIC MUSHROOMSAs a former oncology nurse, and a home heal...
  19. Hospice: 3 WaysHospice at the end of life is focused on the whole person and their needs for symptom management, their psychosocial needs as relates to their significant others, and their spiritual care at the end of life. In these three case stories...
  20. Presentation / Patient HistoryIt's 11:34 a.m. The triage complaint is listed as a possible stroke, with dizziness and facial droop listed as secondary complaints. A fifty-six-year-old female still in her street clothes is partially curled up on her r...
  21. juan de la cruz

    Case Study: Solve A Neurologic Mystery

    Background / Social History RS is a 70-year-old female who lives independently in a first-floor apartment in the city. She has no close relatives but has neighbors who know her very well and check in on her from time to time. She hires a cleaning...
  22. juan de la cruz

    Case Study: Fever

    The following is a case involving a young male who presents with fever associated with respiratory symptoms. This is based on a real case. The events leading to his hospitalization and his course in the hospital will be portrayed in an attempt to sti...
  23. Chief Complaint An 85-yr-old Cherokee woman living in a skilled nursing facility in Western North Carolina (WNC) has been reluctant to socialize or join in activities. She has lost 10 lbs in the month since she has been admitted. Her hair is unwa...
  24. I'm teaching nursing fundamentals right now, and one of the things I tell my students over and over again is the importance of observation. Assessment and inspection are two of the fundamentals of Fundamentals. I tell them the job of nursing will nev...
  25. juan de la cruz

    Case Study: An OB Catastrophe

    Case Study Objectives Present a simulated case as it evolves over time. Encourage open discussion from nurses that represent a variety of specialties. Promote learning based on the: details of the case evalua...