Sarah is a 4 year old girl with sickle cell anemia. She presents to…

Question Sarah is a 4 year old girl with sickle cell anemia. She presents to… Sarah is a 4 year old girl with sickle cell anemia. She presents to the emergency department in a sickle cell crisis. Her mother and eight year old brother are with her in the emergency department. Your assessment of Sarah provides the following data:Vital signs: Temp 37.9, Pulse 120, Respirations 20, Blood Pressure 118/54, Sats 93%.Neuro: FLACC pain score of 6Respiratory: Audible congestion, coarse lung sounds. Rhinorrhea noted.Cardiac: WNL (except for issues with vital signs)GI/GU: WNLMSK: WNLSkin: WNLLaboratory data: Hemoglobin is 9, Hematocrit is 20%¬†Explain the rationale for all of the abnormal vital signs Health Science Science Nursing NUR 103 Share QuestionEmailCopy link Comments (0)