NRS 410V Week 3 Assignment, Case Study Anemia Paper 1
Normal hemoglobin levels for a female are 11.7 – 15.5 g/dl (Lewis, 2011). Ms. A’s hemoglobin level is currently at 8 g/dl, which indicates anemia or hemorrhage (Lewis, 2011). Normal hematocrit levels for a female are 35% – 47% (Lewis, 2011). Ms. A’s hematocrit level is 32%, which indicates anemia, hemorrhage, or over-hydration (Lewis, 2011). According to Ms. A, she has taken aspirin every 3 – 4 hours for 6 days straight for pain due to her menstrual cycle and during the summer months for her joint pain. Aspirin, is ….to be an NSAID………
NRS 410V Week 3 Assignment, Case Study Anemia Paper 2
Anemia has many different causes. Blood loss from things such as childbirth, menstruation, hemorrhoids, ulcers as well as the use of no steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs can cause anemia. It can also be caused from a decreased red blood cell production or even red blood cells that are being destroyed causing serious health problems. Anemia is divided into three different groups and there are more than 400 different types…………….
NRS 410V Week 3 Assignment, Case Study – Managing Congestive Heart Failure
There is a case study presented. A“76-year-old male was experiencing labored breathing, 4+ pitting edema, and moist crackles throughout lung fields. Patient (Mr. P) is experiencing cardiomyopathy and congestive heart failure (CHF). This patient has been …..for treatment of CHF symptoms before” (Case Study 2, 2013). Mr. P has been finding it very difficult to manage diet restrictions as well as all his medications…………
NRS 410V Week 3 Mandatory Discussion Question, Case Scenario
Mrs. J. is a 63-year-old woman who has a history of hypertension, chronic heart failure, and sleep apnea. She has been smoking two packs of cigarettes a day for 40 years and has refused to quit. Three days ago, she had an onset of flu with fever, pharyngitis, and malaise. She has not taken her anti hypertensive medications or her medications to control her heart failure for 4 days. Today, she has been ….to the hospital ICU with acute decompensated heart failure.