Pt-1 Jennifer Hoffman is a 33-year-old female brought to the Emergency Department by her neighbor. She has a history of asthma since childhood with multiple emergency visits within the last year. She appears to be in respiratory distress, struggling to breathe. She is unable to speak other than simple one-word statements. An infusion of normal saline has been started at a keep-open rate.
1. What are you on alert for today with this patient?
2. Why is
3. What are
the important assessments to make?
4. Why are
these assessments important
complications may occur? What could go wrong
the assessment data to the potential complications that may occur.
interventions will prevent complications?
8.How will the interventions