A 16-year-old adolescent presents to the emergency department with a 3-day history of vomiting, tactile fevers, and mild headache that went away 2 days earlier. When specifically questioned, she acknowledges a slight cough but has no shortness of breath or chest pain. Read how this case unfolded.
It looks like any one of the dozen party supply stores found in this neck of the neighborhood. Pinatas, balloons, floral bouquets, and streamers adorn the door, inviting you to at least consider throwing a party. Outside, a colorful, though dented, food truck is parked flanked by a variety of vendors selling everything from blankets…
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The court was asked to decide whether an NP was negligent for a patient developing stage 5 kidney disease because the NP failed to educate the patient that not taking his medication could lead to this complication.
A patient presenting with dizziness undergoes a thorough workup to identify a peripheral or central cause of vertigo.