The following questions relates to the patient within the first 24 hours since admission to the emergency department (ED):
Outline the causes, incidence and risk factors of the identified condition and how it can impact on the patient and family (400 words)
List five (5) common signs and symptoms of the identified condition; for each provide a link to the underlying pathophysiology (350 words)
This can be done in the form of a table – each point needs to be appropriately referenced
Describe two (2) common classes of drugs used for patients with the identified condition including physiological effect of each class on the body (350 words)
This does not mean specific drugs but rather the class that these drugs belong to.
Identify and explain, in order of priority the nursing care strategies you, as the registered nurse, should use within the first 24 hours post admission for this patient (500 words).