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My patient is a female who is 3 years old named. Xamaih with respiratory distress and intermittent asthma. She doesn’t have any allergies
Got admitted because of acute respiratory distress
mom States that her daughter does appear to breathe better, but now she has fast breathing and pulling at muscles and it’s getting worse when she’s playing or running
The PO Intake decreased, and she has cold symptoms
Obj:
Nose congestion, rhinorrhea, tachycardia, retraction present, capillary refill take 2-3 seconds
How has this illness impacted the client’s daily living?
Fatigue, Fever
Irritability
Decrease urine
activity change
appetite Change
Congestion, rhinorrhea
Tachypnea
cough, wheezing, vomiting
tachycardia.
She has 3 scheduled drugs which are
Albuterol, Azithromycin, dexamethasone, Tylenol prn
I got to give her azithromycin and Tylenol, and I had the chance to practice the math we learned about child weight and the doses
I took her Vital signs as well and I got to play with her a lot she is very adorable, she took my stethoscope and wear gloves as a nurse
Temperature: 36.7
BP: 109/62
RR: 23
SpO2: 97
Pulse: 119
When I first saw her, she was pointing at her throat, she had a very sore throat. Also, the X-Ray showed that she had a right side pneumonia
She gets discharged at 10 am. But my concern was that the child was obese, she a 25.5 kg, which made her even breathe harder. She and her mom were eating pizza in the morning, which was not helpful. I think the mom needed a little education about that

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