Course Project Case Study: Mrs. Ingrassia is an 80-year-old female Caucasian resident in a long-term care facility. After several falls, she was admitted six months ago due to not being able to adequately care for herself. Her husband and daughter visit daily and is very involved in her care. Mrs. Ingrassia speaks Italian as a first language but is proficient in English. She is Roman Catholic and attends mass in the facility weekly. She is a retired factory worker. She has a medical history of gestational diabetes (50 years ago), hypertension, CHF, hypothyroidism, shingles, and depression. Her husband was recently diagnosed with lung cancer and will be undergoing chemotherapy over the next few months.
Ambulate with gait belt and 1 standby assist
Furosemide 40 mg PO daily
Potassium Chloride 20 meq PO BID daily with meals
Levothyroxine 75 mcg PO daily
Metoprolol ER 100 mg PO daily
Celexa 20 mg PO daily
Do not resuscitate
Written Assignment Topics: The Written Group Assignment are to be completed with your assigned group for weeks/modules 5, 6 and 7. The topics for your written assignment are as follows: The written assignments are not a part your group course project.
Module 05- Lung Cancer
Module 06- Shingles
Module 07- Gestational Diabetes