Daniel is a 16 year old boy who is an identical twin. He and his brother Jeff are very close and do most things together. While Daniel excels at sports he believe his brother is much better at most everything. Daniel, his brother, and their two sisters live with their parents in the Midwest. Recently Daniel has been feeling more tired than usuWhat are your thoughts on Daniel’s problem(s)? What nursing diagnoses could there be? al. He thought it was because of his schedule and school work, which he is fairly good at. He gets mostly Bs, but his grades have been slipping of late. One day he fainted while getting ready for a game. His coach called his parents to let them know Daniel was taken to the Emergency Room.
The doctor decided to admit Daniel to the hospital for observation while they were there. He had a slight fever, was sweating, and was running a slight fever. He was also extremely sleepy, with a high blood pressure. He had some abnormal laboratory results, but his doctor was not concerned at the time. Daniel also mentioned feeling achy.
You’ve been tasked with looking after Daniel today, and when you walk into his room, you’ll see his mother and brother Jeff. Daniel appears to be sound asleep. Answer the following questions using the nursing process in your written assignment:
Evaluation: What kinds of objective and subjective data can you collect with what you know? How are you going to gather this information? Is there anything else you require?
Problem Identification and Analysis: What are your thoughts on Daniel’s problem(s)? What nursing diagnoses could there be? To identify yourself, use the following.
Planning: Based on your nursing diagnoses, establish two goals and one nursing intervention for each.