Oxygenation & Hygiene

Patient is admitted with community acquired pneumonia. Patient struggles to maintain independence in daily cares and refuses assistance despite dyspnea upon exertion. Just before scenario begins, patient spills urinal and nasal cannula falls out of reach. Patient becomes dyspneic.

 

Learning Objectives:

Assess, prioritize, and implement nursing care for a patient experiencing dyspnea and loss of independence

Additional information

Learner

Nursing

Contributor

Elsevier

Case Setting

MedSurg

Specialty

Internal medicine

Room Size

10 x 12

Language

English

Status

For Purchase