Acute Appendicitis Post Op

This Simulated Patient Encounter maps to Scenario PED 31 – Abdullah Yusuf – Acute Appendicitis – Adolescent – Preoperative Care on the Elsevier Evolve Platform

Abdullah Yusuf, a 12-year-old Arab American male, was admitted for a perforated appendix and a successful appendectomy was performed. Abdullah has a naso-gastric tube and a Penrose drain and is receiving IV antibiotics. During this scenario, learners must assess and manage this postoperative patient.

Learning Objectives

– Conduct appropriate assessments
– Recognize abnormal findings and respond with needed interventions
– Communicate effectively with patient and patient’s father
– Provide emotional support
– 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