M7Assgn_Bowling_M_NURS_6501_38.docx - 1 Women's and Men's Health Case Study Analysis Michelle Bowling Walden University 2 Women's and Men's Health Case

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1 Women's and Men's Health Case Study Analysis Michelle Bowling Walden University
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2 Women's and Men's Health Case Study Analysis This paper will discuss women’s and men’s health while analyzing the following case study: A 32-year-old female presents to the ED with a chief complaint of fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, and vaginal discharge. She states these symptoms started about 3 days ago, but she thought she had the flu. She has begun to have LLQ pain and notes bilateral lower back pain. She denies dysuria, foul-smelling urine, or frequency. States she is married and has sexual intercourse with her husband. PMH negative. This paper will discuss factors that cause fertility. This paper will explain why inflammatory markers rise in STD/PID. This paper will describe why prostatitis and infection happens. This paper will discuss anemia and different types of anemia. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the above case study and discuss women’s and men’s health, infection, and hematologic health disorders. Case Study Analysis The patient presents to the ED with complaints of flu-like symptoms, vaginal discharge, LLQ pain, and lower back pain. The patient’s lab results are as follows: CBC-WBC 18, Hgb 16, Hct 44, Plat 325, Neuts & Lymphs, sed rate 46 mm/hr, C-reactive protein 67 mg/L CMP wnl. Vital signs are T 103.2 degrees fahrenheit Pulse 120 Resp 22 and PaO 2 99% on room air. Pelvic exam is completed and copious foul-smelling green drainage with reddened cervix and + bilateral adenexal tenderness. + chandelier sign. Wet prep in ER + clue cells and gram stain in ER + gram negative diplococci. The patient is diagnosed with pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). Criteria of diagnosing PID includes adnexal tenderness, fever over 100 degrees fahrenheit, mucopurulent cervical or vaginal discharge, elevated sedimentation rate, and elevated C-reactive protein of which the patient is presenting.
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