Jesus Garcia is a 28 years who was directly admitted to the medical unit on Tuesday evening with a diagnosis of dehydration. Fifteen days ago, Jesus underwent a partial colectomy with creation of a transverse colostomy. Jesus’ girlfriend Virginia has been taking care of him since discharge and reports that Jesus has resisted participation in colostomy care. Virginia needs to return to her full-time job and is concerned with how Jesus will manage without her at his side
REVIEW PRIOR TO SIMULATION
In order to prepare for the simulation, you are required to complete the pre-briefing questions below and submit to the faculty facilitating the simulation prior to the start of pre-briefing. If you do not complete the pre-briefing questions below and submit to faculty facilitating the simulation prior to the start of pre-briefing, you will not be permitted to participate in the simulation.
Please keep in mind you will also be required to recognize a variety of signs and symptoms linked to abnormalities in these skills.
1. What are common signs and symptoms of dehydration?
2. What are complications you may see as a result of poor nutrition?
3. Describe nursing care and interventions for a client with a colostomy