Case Studies

Case Study 1

A healthcare student is assigned to a client who is on isolation precautions and needs assistance with hygiene and elimination. The client is 47 years old, diagnosed with clostridium difficile (C.Diff.) and wears an adult brief due to incontinence of stool. The client has requested assistance with bathing and changing their brief.



Case Study 2

A 10 year old client has been admitted to a clinic with the influenza virus and has a fever, persistent productive cough, and a runny nose. The client is lethargic and has not ate since yesterday morning due to nausea.



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