A Case Study About A Patient Essay

2068 Words Nov 2nd, 2016 9 Pages
This paper explores a case study about a patient namely Ms.V. She is a 35 year old underweight
White American, who had recurrent respiratory infection, MsV has been admitted to the hospital
Due to her symptoms; after a biopsy she has been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. This paper Discusses the etiology as well as medications for low potassium, ulcerative colitis Also,
Alternative medicine as well as patient’s education are included.

(1) Imbalanced nutrition less than body requirement related to decreased absorption as evidenced by weight loss related to impaired absorption and diarrhea. By looking to MsV 5’10’ and 120 weight which is underweight, disturbed body image related to diarrhea this puts her at an increased risk to have a low self-esteem , also blood result, Potassium 2.6 which in the low side . (NIH) highlight that normal range is 3.7 to 5.2 mEq/L.
(NIH) report that Risk for deficient fluid volume is state or condition where the fluid output exceeded the fluid intake related to abnormal fluid loss due to diarrhea and vomiting which was seen with M V. Anxiety related to change in health status. educated parson be more tense due over thinking of the symptom and what can lead to .according to (Minority nurse ) anxiety and depression is so common in health worker ,which the case of Ms V.
(2) M V went through several procedure one of them being barium Enema also known as lower gastrointestinal exam which is a procedure used to clean the colon before an X-…

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