case study 1

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CASE STUDY 1- Reflecting onweek 2’s lessons in the syllabus, select a patient population (pediatric, young adult, adult or geriatric), and briefly analyze a common/acute EENT condition (Sinusitis, Pharyngitis, Epiglottitis, Infectious Mono, Epistaxis, Allergy rhinitis, Hearing loss, common eye conditions etc.…there  are several to choose from), that may affect this population. Briefly  tell how it impacts the patient’s quality of life and analyze the  current research evidence on this topic and gold standard of care if any  for your chosen population. (You may use an example from your clinical  rotation (past or present) that you have encountered). Describe how you,  the FNP, can/or have made a difference in the care of patients with  this specific disease and tell of one specific patient care teaching  that he/she may do to help minimize disease symptoms.