Sample Nursing Case Study Essays and Term Papers

  • Nursing Case Study

    throughout the entire shift The patient will be able to tolerate ambulation to the bathroom and to the shower with minimal shortness of breath Nursing Interventions: 1. Monitor the patient's oxygen saturation frequently (once per hour) at rest and after exertion on room air 2. Place patient on nasal...

      694 Words | 3 Pages   Pulse oximetry, Pressure ulcer, Heart failure, Oxygen therapy

  • Nursing Case Study

    Physician: Dr. Valdez, Dr. Manzon, Dr. Ocampo, Dr. Concepcion I. CHIEF COMPLAINT - General body weakness - Drowsiness - Pain on knees II. NURSING HISTORY The patient, MNM, has hypertension for 21 years, he’s not taking any medications until year 2008 when he was prescribed Nifedipine and...

      1433 Words | 7 Pages   Verapamil, Renal function, Metoclopramide, Peptic ulcer

  • Nursing Case Study on Gastroenteritis

    gastroenteritis but bacteria, parasites, and food-borne illness (such as shellfish) can also cause acute gastroenteritis. • Fifty to seventy percent of cases of gastroenteritis in adults are caused by the noroviruses while rotavirus is the leading cause of infection in children. Staphylococcus aureus can...

      516 Words | 2 Pages   Dehydration, Gastroenteritis, Diarrhea, Oral rehydration therapy

  • A Case Study in Nursing

    Written Assignment of Case Introduction Mrs. Lee, a 45 year-old-woman who was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), recently admitted to mental hospital. She was depressed with auditory hallucination. In this essay, the contributing factors of Mrs. Lee’s GAD condition will be explained...

      1712 Words | 6 Pages   Coping (psychology), Stress (psychological), Major depressive disorder, Mental disorder

  • Nursing Case Study

    Introduction of case study My case study done at ward 3(female ward), Hospital T and the title is bronchopneumonia, I choose this title because that is often occur at the ward. Patient L is a 14 years old Chinese girls and she came to hospital complaint of cough with greenish sputum as long as 2 weeks...

      3349 Words | 13 Pages   Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Influenza, Haemophilus influenzae, Bronchiectasis

  • Reflective Nursing Case Study

    Case Study One In this case study I will use Gibbs (1988) model of reflection to write a personal account of an abdominal examination carried out in general practice under the supervision of my mentor, utilising the skills taught during the module thus far. What happened During morning routine...

      697 Words | 3 Pages   Appendicitis, Physical examination, Triage, Pain

  • Nursing Case Studies on Copd

    (abnormally rapid rate of breathing), breathlessness on exertion, respiratory distress, abnormal posture I.e. leaning forward to help open the airways (Nursing Standard, 2001). Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease can have a tendency to have low oxygen saturation levels, usually around 88% on...

      1936 Words | 5 Pages   Emergency department, Dyspnea, Oxygen therapy, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

  • Nursing Case Study

    Running Head: NURSING CASE STUDY. AS, is a 74 year old male. He is married and has 3 children, and a few grand children. He lives in south bend with his wife and his youngest daughter. He seemed to be a family man. His family was in and out of the hospital while he was there. He is a very...

      8488 Words | 26 Pages   Metabolic acidosis, Brain tumor, Vein, Atrial septal defect

  • Nursing case study

    The aim of this study is to provide a detailed account of the nursing care for a patient who is experiencing a breakdown in health. One aspect of their care will be discussed in relation to the nursing process. The model used to provide an individualised programme of care will be discussed and critically...

      2110 Words | 6 Pages   Respiratory system, Exhalation, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Roper–Logan–Tierney model of nursing

  • Nursing Case Study

    Introduction In nursing there are some Fundamental patterns of knowing that help nurses in making informed decisions when in practice (Estabrooks 2005). Barbara Carper identifies the four basic patters of knowing; empiric as the science of nursing, aesthetic as the art of nursing, personal knowledge...

      3766 Words | 12 Pages  

  • Case Study in Nursing

    production of corticotropin (ACTH). Lack of mineralocorticoids, primarily aldosterone (steroid hormone), causes sodium and water imbalance which, in some cases, can be fatal. The various forms of CAH represent defects in the different stages of corticosteroid synthesis, usually hydroxylation reactions at certain...

      8071 Words | 24 Pages   Inflammation, Stress (biology), Obesity, Epinephrine

  • Nursing case study

    This assignment intends to demonstrate the use of the Roper, Logan and Tierney model of nursing for assessment of a patient presenting with an ectopic pregnancy. The discussion begins with a definition of ectopic pregnancy. This will be followed with the introduction to the patient and an explanation...

      2623 Words | 8 Pages   Self-actualization, Ectopic pregnancy, Fallopian tube, Roper–Logan–Tierney model of nursing

  • Case Study - Nursing

    Case Study 2 Reflection is a method used in clinical practice, where one expresses the experiences from a given situation, thus helping to learn and improve skills by applying the knowledge gained for future practice (Cottrell, 2011 and Schon, 1984). It is my intention to use Driscoll (2007) model...

      627 Words | 2 Pages  

  • Psychiatric Nursing Case Study

    Psychiatric Nursing Case Study History The subject is a 52 year old divorce Caucasian female, of Poland origin, and has lived in the United States for over 20 years. She had been a patient at Tewksbury Hospital since July 2011. She reportedly has a long history of bizarre and impulsive behavior,...

      462 Words | 2 Pages   Psychosis, Adjustment disorder, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Mental disorder

  • Nursing Ethics Case Study

    rights. These include the right to life, to self esteem and the right to respectful treatment (International Council of Nurses, 2006). In the case study situation the surgeon made a wrong recommendation for the patient. Mr. B was wrongfully scheduled for a tumor resection procedure yet the most appropriate...

      369 Words | 2 Pages   Medical ethics, Palliative care, Health care

  • Facebook and Nursing Case Study

    ABSTRACT ‘Nobody is infallible; and for that reason many different points of view are needed’ (Midgley 1991) Cameron, a nursing student develops an unprofessional relationship with a patient whilst on clinical placement. As the relationship develops Cameron breaches several ethical principles and...

      4279 Words | 14 Pages   Autonomy, Medical ethics, Health effects of tobacco, Dignity

  • Sample Case Study

    University of Perpetual Help System Sto Niño Biñan, Laguna College of Computer Studies Case Study No.1 Major League Baseball Prepared by: Allan H. (Bud) Selig   Commissioner of Baseball Bob DuPuy   President & Chief...

      10086 Words | 46 Pages   Washington Mutual, Citibank, Barnes & Noble, Walmart

  • SAMPLE CASE STUDY

    CASE STUDY Employee No. 1 is a regular employee for 1 decade for promotion w/at least 1 step higher Employee No. 2 is a regular employee for only 5 years for promotion w/ at least 1 step higher Employee No. 3 is a regular employee for more than 1 decade for promotion w/ 2 steps higher As public...

      536 Words | 2 Pages  

  • Case Study Sample

    CASE STUDY COMPONENTS: Introduction: Identify case study topic and list assertions (3-6) that can be verified with evidence (field notes, interviews, etc.) 1. Assertions and Evidence: Discuss each assertion separately (minimum one paragraph for each assertion) and include supportive...

      1264 Words | 5 Pages   Nonverbal communication

  • Sample Answers Case Study

    with only a 25% stake. They could do this because Oil is a factor endowment and the government control access to it. They are more powerful in this case than RDS Niger- Transfer Risk in repatriating profits out as quickly as possible leading to poor localisation and leading to criminal activity in the...

      436 Words | 2 Pages   Corporate social responsibility, Hofstede's cultural dimensions theory, Globalization, Risk

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