Aaron Green Nursing Case Study
On 4/29/15, Mr. Green smashed his index finger under a cement pipe while at work. Subsequent, to injuring his finger, he became pale, sweaty and passed out while at work. His employer called his wife and she picked him up from work. While at home, making his lunch, Mr. Green passed out again, which prompted his wife to call EMS (emergency medical service). On 4/29/15 at 1:32 pm, EMS brought Mr. Green to the emergency department of Saint Francis Hospital.
On 4/29/15 at 1:32 pm, RN Arnold documented that Mr. Green had a chief complaint of syncope just prior to falling and bumping into the wall. RN Arnold documented Mr. Green’s last seen normal was 30 minutes ago and Mr. Green had left-sided hemiparesis (weakness on one side of the body).
On 4/29/15 at 2:07 pm, RN Paul documented that EMS reported at 13:00 Mr. Green was talking with his family when he developed a sudden onset of left-sided weakness and started leaning to the left and fell. Mr. Green stated he was light-headed, but he denied LOC (loss of