Case study rubric
is an individual assignment.
each question choose at least 4 answers (unless told specifically), no more
than 6. In this case there is not a right or wrong answer. This is a critical
use all bibliography available (DO NOT USE GOOGLE).
the assignment to the best of your knowledge.
will be discussed in class after the due date.
and Obstetric Care
T.N. delivered a healthy male infant 2 hours ago. She had a midline episiotomy.
This is her sixth pregnancy. Before this delivery, she was P4 A0 P1 L4. She had
an epidural block for her labor and delivery. She is now admitted to the
is important to note in the initial assessment?
find a boggy fundus during your assessment. What corrective measures can be
patient complains of pain and discomfort in her perineal area. How will you
nurse reviews the hospital security guidelines with T.N. Which measures can you
implement to increase security?
hour after admission, you recheck T.N.’s perineal pad and find that there is a
very small amount of drainage on the pad. What will you do next?
evening, the nursing assistive personnel assesses T.N.’s vital signs. Which
vital signs would be of concerning? Stablish possible diagnosis and nursing
Chart View Vital Signs
99.9 ° F (37.7 ° C) oral
rate 120 beats/min
pressure 100/50 mm Hg
rate 16 breaths/min
7. What will you do next?
your prompt intervention, you need to document what happened. Write an example
of a documentation entry describing this event.
hours later, you perform another perineal pad check and note the findings in
the diagram. How will you describe the amount of drainage in your note?
10. T.N.’s condition is stable,
and you prepare to provide patient teaching. What patient teaching is vital
tells you she must go back to work in 6 weeks and is not sure she can continue
breastfeeding. What options are available to her?
Study Outcome T.N. is discharged to home and plans to consult a lactation
specialist before returning to work.
Mariann M. Winningham’s Critical Thinking Cases in Nursing (Chapter 13).
Elsevier Health Sciences. Kindle Edition.