Case Study: Chronic Kidney Disease

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In order to write a case study paper, you must carefully address a number of sections in a specific order with specific information contained in each. The guideline below outlines each of those sections.Introduction (patient and problem)Explain who the patient is (Age, gender, etc.)Explain what the problem is (What was he/she diagnosed with, or what happened?)Introduce your main argument (What should you as a nurse focus on or do?)PathophysiologyExplain the disease (What are the symptoms? What causes it?)HistoryExplain what health problems the patient has (Has she/he been diagnosed with other diseases?)Detail any and all previous treatments (Has she/he had any prior surgeries or is he/she on medication?)Nursing Physical AssessmentList all the patient’s health stats in sentences with specific numbers/levels (Blood pressure, bowel sounds, ambulation, etc.)Related TreatmentsExplain what treatments the patient is receiving because of his/her diseaseNursing Diagnosis & Patient GoalExplain what your nursing diagnosis is (What is the main problem for this patient? What need to be addressed?)Explain what your goal is for helping the patient recover (What do you want to change for the patient?)Nursing InterventionsExplain how you will accomplish your nursing goals, and support this with citations (Reference the literature)EvaluationExplain how effective the nursing intervention was (What happened after your nursing intervention? Did the patient get better?)RecommendationsExplain what the patient or nurse should do in the future to continue recovery/improvementYour paper should be 3-4 pages in length and will be graded on how well you complete each of the above sections. You will also be graded on your use of APA style and on your application of nursing journals into the treatments and interventions. For integrating nursing journals, remember the following:Make sure to integrate citations into all of your paperSupport all claims of what the disease is, why it occurs and how to treat it with references to the literature on this disease