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    Case Study Narrative

    1. Priority care needs of the patient at the center of the case study.

    At time of initial assessment:
    - Ascertain the cause of the patient's pain.
    - Determine the patient's level of pain utilizing the 0-10 pain scale.
    - Determine patient's acceptable level of pain on the 0-10 pain scale.
    - Keep patient pain level within stated acceptable range.

    Post-operatively:
    - Determine patient's acceptable level of pain on the 0-10 pain scale.
    - Keep patient pain level within stated acceptable range.
    - Monitor for signs and symptoms of infection.
    - Notify physician of nonproductive cough and left lower lobe crackles.

    Post diagnosis of pneumonia:
    - Begin antibiotic therapy in addition to other prescribed medications.
    - Pulmonology consult.
    - Continued hospitalization.

    Discharge Planning:
    - Discharge Instructions: Situations requiring notification of physician or patient to present at Emergency department.
    - Follow-up appointment cards with dates and times of appointments with surgeon, pulmonologist and primary care physician.
    - Attend interdisciplinary rounds of collaborative care team to discuss discharge plan.
    - Coordinate home health nursing service as per recommendation of collaborative care team.

    2. Priority care needs of the family care providers.

    Preoperatively:
    - Contact the patient's husband.
    - Ensure care and safety of children.
    - Notify employers of emergent situation in a timely manner.
    - Include family in discharge planning.

    Postoperatively:

    Extended hospital stay due to pneumonia possibly requires:
    - Additional childcare arrangements.
    - Notification of employers.

    3. The disruption that this acute illness has caused for the

    A. Patient
    - Protracted recovery phase.
    - Possible loss/decrease in income due to surgery and protracted recovery phase.
    - Inability to participate in usual exercise regimen.
    - Inability to fulfil family role ...

    Solution Summary

    Analysis of case study with flowchart of clinical microsystem deployment.

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