Stroke Patient: A Case Study


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Stroke Patient: A Case Study
It is extremely important that nurses who care for patients with stroke and other conditions have critical thinking skills because of the nature of demands made in nursing practice along with the complexity of patient care needs (Williams & Sewell, 2002). The patient in the following case study had very few risk factors and an uncomplicated pathophysiology whereas many patients who experience a stroke have one or more comorbid conditions. The challenge for nurses in the situation involved a difference in perspective regarding the approach to treatment and therapy. While focusing on the client’s perspective, it became clear that the patient’s and family’s wishes were not in their best interests....
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.....process. For future practice, I would abide by this process.
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