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1Unfolding Case Study: Stage IRoxana Amaya-PerezArizona College of NursingNUR 211: Critical ThinkingProfessor Michelle BurkhartJune 6, 2021
2Unfolding Case Study: Stage IBrenda Moench, RN, MS, CNE discussed the following case study to help nursing novellearners illustrate principles of patient-centered care. Jean is an 88-year-old widow with four grown sons and numerous grandchildren. Shewas living alone, caring for her own home for the past 35 years since her husband died. At home,Jean could make meals, take care of her hygiene, pay her bills, and use the bathroom on her own.She had enjoyed being at home and continued to take care of herself and her home. One day shedeveloped mild abdominal pain. She thought it was related to something she ate, but it persisted,so she decided to go to her family doctor. She was not concerned about the cost of seeing adoctor as she had excellent health care coverage under her deceased husband’s insurance. Jean