Nursing Care Priorities in Given Case Study Within Clinical Scenario Assessment Answer
Case study of Mrs. Deborah
Mrs. Deborah is a 65 years old woman admitted in public hospitals due to severe fall in her house. She is living with her husband and a pet. It is the third time she admitted in last six months due to fall related injuries. In this assignment we will discuss about the physical condition of Mrs Deborah and identify the care priorities by using Levitt-Jones’ clinical reasoning cycle.
Mrs. Deborah is an aged woman suffering from severe fall and brought to the emergency department by her husband. Her husband found her lying on the floor of their bedroom. They are old couple living alone with their pet dog. She is high fall risk patient and already admitted two times in last six months. It is her third time admission in hospital due to fall related injuries. The immediate chest x-ray recognised that she has broken ribs and injuries in chest wall which needs medical attention. After the emergency treatment she is transferred into the medical ward under the general physician Dr. Thai for improving her condition.