emergency room by her mother for treatment at XYZ (fictitious
name) hospital at 9:12 p.m. on Friday, May 13.
Initial triage assessment revealed that Cindy was suffering from a sore
throat, wheezing bilaterally throughout all lung fields, seal-like cough,
shortness of breath (SOB), bilateral ear pain. Vital signs on admission were
pulse rate 160, respiratory rate 28, and a temperature of 101.6 °Fahrenheit (F)
(rectal). Cindy Black was admitted to the emergency department for treatment.
Notes written by the emergency department physician on initial examination
read, "Croupy female; course breath sounds with wheezing; mild bilateral
tympanic membrane hyperemia. Chest X-ray reveals bilateral infiltrates."
Medication prescribed included Tylenol (acetaminophen) 325 mg orally for
elevated temperature, Bronkephrine (ethylnorepinephrine hydrochloride) 0.1
millimeter subcutaneous, and monitor results.
Nurse Slighta Hand, RN (fictitious name) administered the medication as
ordered and the child was observed for thirty minutes. Miss Hand's charting was
brief, almost illegible, and read, "Medicines given as prescribed. Cindy
observed without positive results. Physician notified."
The physician examined the child; notes read that the child had "minimal
clearing" in response to the bronchodilator. The following medications were
then prescribed: Elixir of turpenhydrate with codeine one milliliter by mouth,
Gantrinsin (sulfisoxazole) 10
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