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Diana Ruelas SotoPathophysiologySue SteckMarch 25th, 2021Case Study Assignment 2Answer the questions based upon what you have read in the 3 case studies.Use yourtextbook, film notes and lecture notes and supplemental notes to help you answer thequestions.This assignment is worth 25 points and is due Friday, March 25that 11:59 pm.Youmust submit this assignment online in the Assignment section of D2L according to theinstructions on the March 21-25 weekly checklist.Warning:You can work on the case studies with classmates but you must answer thequestions in your own words.If case studies are handed in with identical answers, allstudents with identical answers will receive a 0 on the assignment.Case Study 1: (___________ /11 pts)Mr. Barnito Bonk, age 64, is brought into the emergency room in a semiconscious state.Hiswife said he had been painting the house earlier that day and fell off the ladder.He had hitthe back of his head but didn’t feel he had hurt himself.He kept working for a few hours.Hecame in later complaining of having a headache.Within a half hour, his wife claims theheadache was so painful that he stopped painting and laid on the couch.He startedbecoming confused and made no sense when he was talking.He then started vomitingseveral times.An ambulance was called when he became less responsive.Upon assessment, the following were found:Blood pressure- 200mmHg/50 mmHgBreathing rate- 30 breaths per minute (high) and deepHeart rate- 45 beats per minute, pulse was full and boundingPupillary reflex- left pupil is dilated and slow to respond to light.The right pupil is small andreactive to lightA level of consciousness test is performed with the following results:The patient did not open his eyes nor turn toward the examiner when asked questions.Heonly made incoherent moaning sounds in response to the questions.He did open his eyeswhen painful stimulus was applied to his sternum.However, he did not withdraw from thepain nor try to push away the painful stimulus.Instead, extension of the limbs was observedin the patient as illustrated in the diagram below.
Diana Ruelas SotoPathophysiologySue SteckMarch 25th, 2021

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