iHuman Week 9 plan (1).docx - i-human Management Plan Patient Betty Burns 53 y.o 5\u20196\u201d Primary Diagnosis Metastatic Cancer(from breast Familial and

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i-human Management PlanPatient: Betty Burns, 53 y.o., 5’6”,Primary Diagnosis: Metastatic Cancer (from breast)Familial and past medical history points to a strong likelihood of the pt’s breast cancer metastasising to the bone. Further pointing to this are the pt’s complaints of fatigue, unintended weight loss, and night. Bone is the most common site of breast cancer metastasis reported in up to 70–80% of patients with metastatic disease. It is associated with significant morbidity, including bone pain, hypercalcemia, pathologic fractures and spinal cord compression—an oncologic emergency causing pain and potentially irreversible neurologic loss (Anderson et al., 2017). The cord compression is confirmed byspinal x-ray. Secondary Diagnosis: RadiculopathyStatus/Condition: CriticalCode Status: FULLAllergies: NKDAAdmit to Unit: Telemetry Unit Activity Level: Diet: Balanced Critical Drips: Respiratory: 100% O2Medications: HCTZ, Fluticasone/Salmeterol, Prednisone PRN severe asthma attack, Albuterol inhaler
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