Sarah is a 69-year old female that presented to the emergency.
I’m working on a Nursing question and need guidance to help me study. Sarah is a 69-year old female that presented to the emergency
department with shortness of breath. Her past medical history includes
heart failure and COPD. Her pulse oximetry on room air is 82%. You
notify the provider, and he orders oxygen at 2 L via nasal canula NC.
Sarah’s chest x-ray reveals bilateral pneumonia. Her arterial blood gas
result are below:
58 mm Hg
78 mm Hg
Sarah is admitted to a general medical floor. You are the nurse assigned to Sarah. What potential problems can occur based on the above findings?
How would you provide multidimensional care for Sarah?
Describe the roles of other departments in Sarah’s treatment plan.
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