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Fundamentals of Nursingby Patricia Ann Potter
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A multi-floor, virtual hospital, VCE 2.0: Canyon View Regional Medical Center contains 14 patient rooms with five floors - a Well Child Clinic, a Pediatrics Floor, a Surgery Department, an Intensive Care Unit, and a Medical-Surgical Telemetry Floor.
These patients are included in VCE 2.0: Canyon View Regional Medical Center:
Ms. Martin, age 49, was admitted with uterine leiomyomata, irregular periods, and endometrial hyperplasia. She opts for a total abdominal hysterectomy.
Mr. Franklin, age 67, admitted after experiencing episodic light-headedness, left arm and left leg numbness, and one episode of expressive aphasia. He undergoes a carotid endarterectomy.
Mr. Story, age 42, has renal failure and Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. He arrives complaining of significant weakness, nausea, and an increasingly edematous right arm.
Mr. Jungerson, age 61, complains of persistent left lower quadrant abdominal pain that has lasted for 3 days. Diagnosed with a coloanal anastomosis disruption, he undergoes a colostomy.
Ms. Washington, age 63, is admitted following an automobile accident which fractures her hip.
Mr. Handy, age 62, is admitted for a right upper lobectomy with bronchoscopy for moderately differentiated squamous cell carcinoma of the right lung.
Ms. Parker, age 55, is admitted with indigestion and mid back pain. She suffers a myocardial infarction.
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