In this case study report you will present the clinical case of Glenda and discuss her kidney disease and management at each stage of her chronic kidney disease; this will include:
The assessment and management of each of the stages of Glenda’s chronic kidney disease. Consider for each stage of her kidney disease; the pathophysiology, health priorities, interdisciplinary team approaches, health promotion strategies, health concerns and communication strategies that you would apply to Glenda, her family and wider community.
The objective of the clinical case study report is to gain comprehensive knowledge about kidney disease and its management. In this case study report you will focus on the stages of chronic kidney disease (early detection to end stage kidney diseases) and the assessment and management of each stage. Within the Moodle unit HSNS265 “Case: Glenda; Glenda is from the Tiwi Islands.
Your assignment needs to be structured according to the conventions of academic writing following American Psychological Association(APA) - 6th Edition - commonly refe
ed to as APA 6 and include an introduction, an integrated conclusion and subheadings as required. You must write an essay style: do not use dot point format.
It should contain the following sections:
Introduction - Set the scene for chronic kidney disease, Glenda's chronic kidney disease.
Provide a Case Description- Provide pertinent information about Glenda - This usually begins with presenting signs and symptoms, medical history, (family history, if relevant), social history, medications, results of physical examination and/or nursing assessment, final diagnosis, treatment, nursing care provided, and outcomes.
Discussion - Critique the care, assessment and management for Glenda at each stage of her chronic kidney disease. You may include any care that may not have been effective within the case study and provide any recommendations that would have improved her care. Incorporate the relevant literature within your discussion. You can discuss any unusual aspects of the case and the care that is/would be provided to assist Glenda to manage her condition.
Conclusion - A succinct summary of the information provided to draw the case study to a close.
Reference list - APA 6 referencing style must be used. References should be as cu
ent as possible. As a general rule of thumb, literature published before 2008 will not attract marks. However, older research literature can be used for the review where necessary, if you can justify the importance of the seminal work to be included. Follow the link at the top right of the page for further information and examples.
Your response needs to be supported by recent evidence based resources. This could include information from your texts or from other peer reviewed sources.