AD Nursing Pediatric Nursing Case Study 1: Respiratory 20 Points
Directions: Read the case study and answer the questions. Your answers should be in full sentences, organized, flow logically and evidence critical thinking and nursing judgment. Use at least two evidenceÂbased or peer reviewed resources to support your work. Follow APA guidelines. Submit your completed case study to the Drop Box in the Quad by the due date posted by your instructor. Case Study:
Gary, a 4ÂmonthÂold boy, presents to the pediatric office with a 3Âday history of worsening cough, fever 101, tachypnea and retractions. Garyâ€™s 3ÂyearÂold sibling attends preschool and had upper respiratory symptoms one week ago. Garyâ€™s mother reports he is listless and has not been eating well for at least the last two days, and that he just pushes the bottle away and she has had to change very few diapers.