Nursing – Cynthia Jones – Case Study Nursing Assignment Help
Cynthia Jones is a 49-year-old woman who lives on a rural property with her 13yr old son. Sh is now widowed following a farm accident where her husband was killed. Cynthia has two other children who both live some distance away. She has been experiencing symptoms of dysmenorrhea which has led to a diagnosis of uterine fibroids (leiomyomas). Cynthia has a history mild depression. Cynthia was admitted to hospital for a Total Abdominal Hysterectomy via general anaesthesia.
After 1 hour in the post-anaesthetic recovery room (PARU) and an uneventful recovery, she was transferred to the ward, where you have been allocated to her care.
Discuss the aetiology and pathophysiology of the patient’s presenting condition (LO3).
Critically discuss the underlying pathophysiology of the patient’s post-operative deterioration. Prioritize, outline and justify the appropriate nursing management of the patient during this time (LO1; LO2; LO3; LO5: LO6)
Identify three members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team, apart from the primary medical and nursing team, who you would involve in the care of the patient before their discharge and provide justification for their involvement. (LO1; LO4: LO5; LO6)