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Question Answered step-by-step hello dear writer I’m going to share case scenario and questions… hello dear writer I’m going to share case scenario and questions  related to it please answer each question from case scenario You are assigned to Mr. M. a 79-year-old man who was admitted today to your unit for a urinary tract infection and urosepsis.For this week’s discussion board think back to Mr. M from the case scenario. Based on what you have learned this week about management of clients with renal and urologic disorders answer the following questions:What else would you do in this situation with Mr. M?What other options or alternatives would you explore and why for Mr. M?What referrals might you make for Mr. M at this time?Who else on the interprofessional team would you involve in Mr. M’s care?Now i am sharing whole case scenarioNursing Care KardexYou should have also read the handoff nursing report and reviewed Mr. M health history. In order to plan your care you need to check the Nursing Care Kardex to obtain additional information and the medical orders. Now click here for the nursing care Kardex for Mr. M.Name: Mr. MAge: 79Diagnosis: Urinary Tract Infection and UrosepsisVS q4hAmbulate with assistance prnI&O q8hIV Lactated Ringers 100 ml/hrBathroom privileges with assistanceDiet: soft as toleratedRoutine meds: Acetamenophen 500 mg tabs i po q4h for temperature greater than 38 degrees celcius; Ceftriaxone 1 g IVPB qAM as ordered  – Alternative FormatsIt is now 0730. As you enter his room you notice he is restless and seems disoriented. You are planning your initial care activities for Mr. M. Using the list below, think about how you would prioritize the five nursing interventions as you would do them to initially take care of Mr. M.INSERT A NUMBER BOX FOR THIS ACTIVITYAssess for call bell and bed safety featuresTake vital signsGather urinary output dataAssess mental statusPerform a body systmes physical assessmentNEED FEEDBACK/ANSWERS WITH RATIONALES – TO DOWNLOAD FROM PUBLISHER WEBSITEAs you provide morning care to Mr. M you note the following signs and symptoms:VS: T 38.5 C, P 98, R 22, BP 120/76, pulse oximetry 94%Fine crackles audible on auscultation in the bilateral lower lung fieldsCrackles audible throughout the bilateral lung fieldsHe is sleepy, lethargicHe is incontinent of a scant (small) amount of urineBased on your nursing assessment and critical thinking select the nursing diagnosis that is a high priority at this time. You should have a rationale for your selection.Note: all of the following nursing diagnosis may apply to Mr. M. The key is to select the nursing diagnosis that is the highest priority at this time. Using the following list, check only the one you think is the highest priority.Nursing DiagnosesClick the option Ineffective breathing pattern  Impaired urinary elimination  Risk for injury   Risk for infection   Anxiety   Impaired gas exhange  Acute confusion  Imbalanced nutrition: less than body requirements  Risk for imparied skin integrity  Hyperthermia  Deficient fluid volume  Fatigue  Risk for shock  Impaired comfort  Answers – Week 8   Week 8 – Mr M Nursing Assessment It is now 0730. As you enter his room you notice he is restless and seems disoriented. You are planning your initial care activities for Ms. M. Using the list below, think about how you would prioritize the five nursing interventions as you would do them to initially take care of Mr. M. 5 – Assess for call bell and bed safety featuresMinimize fall or injury to patient1 – Take vital signsReassess, especially temperature 4 – Gather urinary output dataAssess amount, color and voiding pattern3 – Assess mental statusAssess delirium and manage confusion2 – Perform a body systems physical assessmentEstablish baseline; assess bladder; patient may have a full bladder; which may contribute to his restlessness  Follow-up Action Plan As you take his 12:00 noon vital signs you note the following signs and symptoms: lethargic, skin very warm and flushed, VS T 39.1 C, P 130, R 28, BP 90/5484, pulse oximetry 88%. Based on this new information what are your next steps? What do you think is going on with Mr. M? What would you identify as the PRIORITY PROBLEM? Now prioritize the following nursing interventions for this situation and identify your follow up action plan for Mr. M.  1. Check pulse oximetry: attach probe to ear, nose or forehead preferably4. Take vital signs q5min6. Notify physician2. Prepare to start oxygen5. Document findings3. Prepare to insert indwelling urinary catheter Priority Problem: Signs and symptoms of septic shockNew action plan: Monitor vital signs and oxygenation; prepare to transfer to intensive care unitFeedback – Week 8 Points to consider for Mr M: At 0600 Temp was 38 There is no documentation that Tylenol was given  RestlessnessAgitated and restless all night – why?What are your thoughts about why this is happening? SepsisUrinary retentionFeverDehydrationWhat should you be considering? Geriatric patient What should you be assessing?Initiate neuro checks   At 0730 Temp was 38.5 Did you give Tylenol? P has gone from 78 to 98 BP has dropped from 146/88 to 120/76Fine crackles audibleSleepy and lethargicAll night was agitated and restless Scant amount of urine Complete a physical assessment as baseline has been deviated from What should you be considering as this is an elderly patient? You should be concerned for this patient Notify physician of change in status   At 1200 Temp was 39.1P – 130R – 28BP – 90/54Lethargic, skin warm and flushed Oximetry 88% What is happening?If Tylenol had been given would this situation have developed?  Prepare for transfer to ICU   The required (necessary) readings for this week are: these are the books use to get information regarding disease conditionLewis , S., Heitkemper, M.,  Dirksen, S.,  Barry, M.,  Goldsworthy, S.,  & Goodridge, D. (2014) Medical-Surgical Nursing in Canada: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, (3rd Edition). Reed Elsevier Canada, Ltd. Toronto, Canada. Chapters: 47-49     Health Science Science Nursing BIO 104 Share QuestionEmailCopy link Comments (0)