Adam Barger Case Study In Nursing

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Intoxicated male patient, Adam Barger (DOB:02/05/1977 FIN #86198457), came in through the Emergency Department on Sunday 9/18/2016 at approximately 2300 hours, he ended up in the Specialty Care Unit (SCU) because he was highly intoxicated, from there he was taken to ICU on Monday 9/19/2016 and was finally transferred to 2 West Unit, room #2105 on 9/22/16 sometime in the afternoon. On 9/22/16 at approximately 0010 hours the patient stated to his nurse, Chantia Nelson, that he was missing his wallet and $200.00 dollars. SO Omar Alonso, was contacted by Nurse Nelson at approximately 0210 hours at which time he went to 2 West, made contact with the patient, and had him fill out a Witness Statement Form. The patient stated that it was not a wallet he was missing but his black color shorts and T-shirt. He says that inside his shorts pockets were a check …show more content…
We saw his shorts, T-shirt, socks, underwear, baseball cap, and rubber Croc shoes get placed inside a plastic belongings bag before we left the room. Somehow between that time, his transfer to ICU, and then finally to 2 West room # 2105, his shorts, underwear, T-shirt, and socks were misplaced. When SO Alonso, made contact with the patient he had his shoes and cap being held by the nursing staff at 2 West. No personal belongings sheet was filled out for this patient while he was in the Emergency Department or in Intensive Care therefore there is no paper trail for the belongings he claims are missing. RN Chantia Nelson filled out a Personal Belongings checklist for this patient on 9/23/16 at 0015 hours. Officer Alonso, also checked the E.D., Lost & Found, and ICU Unit for the missing belongings but was unsuccessful. Nothing further to report and a copy of Mr. Bargar’s Witness Statement will be included with this

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