Hemothorax Needing Chest Tube: Drug Overdose

Patient experiences respiratory depression immediately after learner administers IV narcotic. Patient reveals to learner that he also recently ingested unknown drugs provided to him by visiting friends.

 

Learning Objectives:

Assess and manage pain with prescribed IV narcotic, and respiratory distress occurs immediately. Manage narcotic overdose

Additional information

Learner

Nursing

Contributor

Elsevier

Case Setting

MedSurg

Specialty

Emergency medicine, Internal medicine, Toxicology

Room Size

12×12

Language

English

Status

For Purchase