Sharon Cole Careplan - Concept Map Worksheet Describe disease affecting the Patient(pathophysiology Bipolar disorder is characterized by the

Sharon Cole Careplan - Concept Map Worksheet Describe...

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Concept Map Worksheet: Describe disease affecting the Patient (pathophysiology): Bipolar disorder is characterized by the dysregulation of the dopamine and serotonin systems, and by the systems in the brain that regulate emotion. Any psychosocial stressors can significantly influence the person and how it will affect the disorder. In Bipolar I disorder, they specifically have to have at least one manic/mixed episode in their lifetime, and last up to a week and require hospitalization. Diagnostic test: -Physical exam -Psychiatric assessment - Mood charting Patient Info: - Sharon Cole - 31 years old - Female - Surgical repair of right ankle fracture - Diagnosed with Bipolar I disorder - NKA Anticipated Physical findings: - Manic episodes - Major depressive episodes Anticipated Nursing Interventions: - Minimize environmental stimuli - Medication administration as prescribed by PCP - Strict limitations with patient to provide consistency. - Supplementation of diet as needed. - Assessment of mental status and behaviors - Physical assessment
- Suicide precautions as needed -
vSim ISBAR ACTIVITY STUDENT WORKSHEET INTRODUCTION Hi this is Taylor Weldon, student RN with Concordia, I’m on the inpatient orthopedic unit Your name, posi ti on (RN), unit you are working on SITUATION I’m here with Sharon Cole, 31 years old, and just had surgical repair for right ankle fracture. Pa ti ent’s name, age, specific reason for visit BACKGROUND Diagnosed with bipolar I disorder, admitted 7/9/2020, a mental assessment was ordered to determine if patient needs to be moved to inpatient psychiatric unit. Pa ti ent’s primary diagnosis, date of admission, current orders for pa ti ent ASSESSMENT Patient states she has zero pain from surgery. She is very agitated and feels she needs to get out of the hospital immediately. Patient HR is 104, RR: 24, BP: 155/90. Current pertinent assessment data using head to toe approach, pertinent diagnostics, vital signs RECOMMENDATION I recommend that the patient be moved to the inpatient psychiatric unit. Any orders or recommendations you may have for this patient Medication: Lithium Carbonate Classification: Mood stabilizer
Prototype: Safe dose or dose range, safe route: Extended release tablets: 450-900 mg twice daily or 300-600 mg 3 times daily initially; Maintenance dose: 450 mg twice daily or 300 mg 3 times daily.

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