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Case Study Part B involves the students addressing the posed questions in relation to the patient. Utilising research and literature to assist, students are encouraged to link Pathophysiology and...

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Part B involves the students addressing the posed questions in relation to the patient. Utilising research and literature to assist, students are encouraged to link Pathophysiology and Pharmacology to their patient to compliment any suggested nursing care and management.
1. What signs and symptoms did Stan present with that may indicate that he is dehydrated? What nursing care and management is required for the patient presenting with dehydration?
2. One complication of dehydration is hypovolaemic shock. What indicators would you be looking for in a patient with hypovolaemic shock and what would your nursing care be for a patient with this condition?
3. Stan is diagnosed with a Small bowel obstruction (SBO), what is the nursing care and treatment of a person with a small bowel obstruction (SBO)?
4. In evaluating Stan Checketts’ laboratory results, what might his lab results indicate in relation to Stan’s condition? These lab results can be found below.
Part B written assessment piece will be assessed using the stipulated ru
ic, and is expected to be written as per university formatting requirements. This submission is in 3rd person and must include the use of APA referencing both in-text and when completing the reference list.
All written assessments must align to academic standards. 
Academic standards require:
Use of third person, unless specifically indicated otherwise
APA 6th edition for in-text citations and reference list;
An introduction, body and conclusion or as per directions in the assessment instructions;
Adherence to word count;
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i;
1.5 spacing; and
Submitted using a MS word document only
 
All assessments should have a title page that specifies: 
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Student Name
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Title of assignment
An accurate word count including in-text citations, but not the reference list
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Vignesh answered on Jul 28 2020
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DEHYDRATION
Dehydration is fewer amounts of water and fluid content in the body from its normal value. It is caused due to loss of fluid and not consuming enough water or fluids. It can be often identified in infants and children than the adults. The decrease in the intake of less fluid leads to loss of weight in the body. It can be classified into moderate, severe or mild based on the fluid content in the body. The main reason for dehydration is vomiting and dia
hoea (Diane Bunn, Florence Jimoh, Stephanie Howard Wilsher, lee Hooper, 2015).
CAUSES FOR DEHYDRATION
These are the causes of dehydration,
· Vomiting and dia
hoea
· Polyuria
· More sweating
· Feve
· Loss of appetite
· Mouth sores
SYMPTOMS OF DEHYDRATION
These are the symptoms of dehydration,
· If the intake of water is less then it leads to Dry mouth or sticky mouth
· The decrease in urine output and sometimes urine appears to be dark yellow.
· There will not be the production of tears.
NURSING CARE
The following nursing care should be preceded when a patient is identified with the dehydration (HCPro, 2009),
· The nurse should Guide to intake more fluid content foods, meals, ice cream, juice, water and soup frequently.
· All nursing staff should encourage the patients to intake 60ml of fluid whenever they visit the patient room.
· They can also suggest the Patients consume sugar-free if they regret to intake more water.
· Guide to Intake juice or fluid twice per day
NURSE MANAGEMENT
The following nurse management methods are followed for dehydration (HCPro, 2009),
· Intake of more fluids will be sufficient for dehydration. It is sufficient to have a small amount of water and frequent intake of fluids for infants using syringe or teaspoon. Intake of more fluid leads to nausea and vomiting.
· Electrolyte solutions can be used for dehydration. It is easily available at pharmacies. Energy drinks consist of more amount of sugar so it can cause dia
hoea.
· For the severe type of dehydration, it is necessary to use intravenous fluids and hospitalization.
· In case of a stomach virus, it may resolve on its own after some days.
HYPOVOLEMIC SHOCK
Hypovolemic shock is a complication of dehydration which results in more than 20% of the body weight. This fluid loss makes impossible to pump heart to supply the sufficient amount of blood to the body. Sometimes it may lead to...
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