Summary Of Crohn's Case Study

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1. Background information The patient is a 64 year old male that was admitted to the hospital the night before with an intra-abdominal abscess. He has a history of Crohn’s disease and has recently undergone a bowel resection. The patient is divorced and currently lives with his daughter and her boyfriend. He graduated high school and completed the required training to obtain his commercial driver’s license. He was a long distant truck driver for 20 years; however, he is currently unemployed and has not worked for over a year.
2. Observations The patient is a pale, elderly Caucasian male that appears unwell. I observed that the patient has dirty salt and pepper hair and an unkempt appearance. He is lying in bed dressed a hospital gown

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