Neurologic Case Study 1
Mr. C (a 64-year-old Chinese faculty member teaching computer science) presents with headache, weakness, and numbness on his left extremities. He is by himself and a little confused, so his history is “sketchy.”
CC: “I had these problems this morning. I then seemed to improve, and then got worse. Now I’m getting scared.”
Past medical history:
1. What National Guidelines are appropriate to consider?
2. Are there any legal/ethical considerations?
3. Are there any Healthy People 2020 objectives that you should consider?
1.National guidelines for stroke management
2. The legal and ethical consideration in this situation is explain well the condition of the patient to the relatives.Informed consent for every procedure.
3.In healthy people 2020 guidelines stroke comes under the category HEART DISEASE AND STROKE (HDS).Under this the stroke guidelines are included in HDS3 that is reduce stroke death. The guidelines emphasis on preventing stroke by reducing the risk factors and also early detection and management.
Get Answers For Free
Most questions answered within 1 hours.