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Unit Nine Workbook Assignment Chapter 15: Disorders and Conditions Resulting From Trauma For each scenario below, explain how and why you would schedule an appointment or suggest a referral based on that patient’s reported symptoms. First, review the “Guidelines for Patient- Screening Exercises” found on page iv in the “Introduction.” 1. A father calls to report that his 4-year-old son has stepped on a nail in a board. The child pulled his foot off the board and nail, and the foot looks red around the site. He wants to know what to do. How do you handle this call? Since this child has classic symptoms of a puncture wound which result when a sharp or pointy object penetrates into the body, he needs to be seen immediately, if the doctor office is open then he needs to come in if it is after hours he needs to take his son to the emergency room. It is important that his son receives immediate attention because the child will need a tetanus shot. Even though the child most likely received a
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2011 for the course HEALTH CAR 200-03 taught by Professor Morton during the Winter '11 term at Kaplan University.

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