... for 2 days duration. She has a fever of 101 degrees. Nausea and vomiting have been present for 2 days. Pt has been trying to take liquids frequently due to the nausea, vomiting and fever but is unable to "keep anything down". The pts WBC is 14,000 and has localized tenderness with rebound present in the RLQ
Anesthesia - Your pt is a 23 year old female. She is complaining of right lower quadrant (RLQ) pain?
- 18 Nov 2017 by rivmary509
- 19 November 2017
- fever, vomiting, anesthesia, pain, nausea/vomiting, female, liquid
Added 18 Nov 2017:
2 possible diagnoses for these symptoms.
What type of anesthesia is required for this surgery and is any other type of anesthesia a possibility? Why or why not?
Will this patient need an RSI with crichoid pressure? Why?
What surgery may be performed?
What drugs might be given to this patient by the surgeon? By the anesthetist?
Include what each drug is for
Include the drug classification (therapeutic action/physiologic action/body system/chemical type-see p. 5 in your Pharm text)
Include the correct dosage per your patient's weight
Describe the STSR role in pre-operative evaluation, induction and emergence.
Describe the circulator role in pre-operative evaluation, induction and emergence.
rivmary509; Sorry but this is far from the scope of what we can say or do here, For this, you are going to have to talk directly to your physicians all of them may do it differently and if your insurance ok's it get a second opinion. Chuck1957 all my best to you but pretty much all you're asking they have down to a science and there really is not much to worry about at the hospital. Best of wishes again
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