HCA 220 week 3 DQ 1 - especially in the lower lobe of her...

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ER nurse 1 to ER nurse 2: The patient is complaining of chest pains in the mediastinum and upper proximal of her left arm. I have checked the patients vitals, she is experiencing a slight tachycardia rhythm and is complaining of heaviness in her thoracic cavity. ER nurse 2: She is suffering from slight respiratory distress with shallow labored breathing,
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Unformatted text preview: especially in the lower lobe of her left lung. ER nurse 1: She also has a hematoma to the left lumbar region which could be affection her respiration. I will recommend an x-ray of the anterior chest wall for an interior hematomas, a complete cardiology and hematology work up....
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2010 for the course FACULTY HCA/220 taught by Professor Lauraleaton during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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