Minimum of 300 words with at least 2 peer review reference in 6th edition apa style.
Select two of the following discussion questions for your discussion response. Indicate which questions you have chosen using the format displayed in the “Discussion Forum Sample.”
- A 78-year-old female presents with fevers, altered mental status, and an elevated white blood count. She has nuchal rigidity. From what possible conditions might she be suffering? Explain your reasoning.
- A 10-year-old boy comes to the ER severely dehydrated and listless. His mother states that he has been drinking 3 gallons of water a day along with urinating hourly and wetting the bed for the past week. What is your working diagnosis followed with treatment plans and laboratory considerations?
- A 55-year-old male has had uncontrolled diabetes for 15 years. He is a truck driver and requires insulin. His greatest concern is his neuropathy. What is the pathophysiology associated with neuropathy and uncontrolled diabetes? What are the evidence-based practice guidelines?