SICKLE CELL CASE STUDY Started: April 11, 2010 4:52 PM Submitted: April 11, 2010 6:40 PM Time spent: 01:48:00 1.Introduction and EtiologyMary, a 7-year-old African-American girl, was diagnosed with sickle cell anemia (SCA) when she was five months old. She is now in the custody of Child Protective Services (CPS) because her 24-year-old mother died in a car accident two weeks ago. The biological father moved out of state whenMary was 10-months-old. Mary's mother was not married to the father andMary has never met him.When Mary's paternal grandmother, Earlene, is informed that she has a 7-year-old granddaughter, she immediately agrees to care for Mary. Earlene is a waitress and lives alone in a middle-class neighborhood in a small town about 85 miles from where Mary currently lives. Before placing Mary in a new home, CPS evaluates Earlene's physical, financial, and psychological ability to care for Mary. Earlene is not familiar with SCA. A nurse from CPS meets with her to discuss Mary's health condition. Earlene asks the nurse, "I have heard of sickle cell anemia and I know it can be very bad, but I don't know exactly what it is."What is the best response by the nurse to Earlene's statement?
Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback written material that will explain all about the disease Score: 6/6 Comments: 2.Etiology 2Earlene listens attentively to the nurse discuss Mary's condition and what she must do to care for her. After reviewing the needed care, the nurse asks the grandmother if she has any other questions. Earlene asks, "How did Mary get this awful disease?" Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback
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