Acute Appendicitis Pre Op

This Simulated Patient Encounter maps to Scenario PED 30 – Abdullah Yusuf – Acute Appendicitis – Adolescent – Preoperative Care on the Elsevier Evolve Platform

Abdullah Yusuf, a 12-year-old Arab American male, was brought to the emergency department with complaints of abdominal pain, vomiting, and low-grade fever. Emergency surgery for acute appendicitis has been scheduled. During this scenario, learners must practice time management and prioritization in preparing a pediatric patient for surgery.

Learning Objectives

– Conduct appropriate assessments
– Communicate effectively with provider, patient, and patient’s father
– Complete or delegate preoperative tasks
– 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