Abdominal Surgery

This Simulated Patient Encounter maps to Scenario MED 23 – Lou Thao – Abdominal Surgery – Patient Controlled Analgesia on the Elsevier Evolve Platform

Lou Thao is a 43-year-old Vietnamese American male who underwent a laparoscopic sigmoid colon resection. The patient is alert and oriented but groggy after surgery. He is complaining of dizziness, weakness, and light-headedness. During this scenario, learners must assess the patient, analyze and document their findings, and provide appropriate patient care.

Learning Objectives

– Conduct appropriate assessments
– Recognize normal and abnormal findings and respond with needed interventions
– Communicate effectively and provide patient education
– Document all findings, interventions, and patient responses

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MINIMUM:

OS: Windows 10
Processor: Intel Core i5-2300 | AMD FX-4350
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 2060
DirectX: Version 11
Storage: 12 GB available space

RECOMMENDED:

OS: Windows 10
Processor: Intel Core i7-2300 | AMD FX-4350
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 3060
DirectX: Version 11
Storage: 12 GB available space