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WEEK 10 DISCUSION

Case Study 3:

 

Maya is a 5-year-old who presents for a well-child visit. She is a healthy child with no complaints. Physical examination is normal. Routine urinalysis indicates 2+ proteinuria; specific gravity 1.020; negative for glucose, blood, leukocytes, and nitrites. Her blood pressure is normal, and she is at the 60th percentile for height and weight.

 

 

 

To prepare:

 

•Review “Genitourinary Disorders” in the Burns et al. text.

 

•Review and select one of the three provided case studies. Analyze the patient information.

 

•Consider a differential diagnosis for the patient in the case study you selected. Think about the most likely diagnosis for the patient.

 

•Think about a treatment and management plan for the patient. Be sure to consider appropriate dosages for any recommended pharmacologic and/or non-pharmacologic treatments.

 

•Consider strategies for educating patients and families on the treatment and management of the genitourinary disorder.

 

 

 

POST 1 TO 2 PAGES PAPER ON :An explanation of the differential diagnosis for the patient in the case study you selected.

 

Explain which is the most likely diagnosis for the patient and why.

 

Include an explanation of unique characteristics of the disorder you identified as the primary diagnosis. Then, explain a treatment and management plan for the patient, including appropriate dosages for any recommended treatments.

 

Finally, explain strategies for educating patients and families on the treatment and management of the genitourinary disorder.

 

 

 

REFERENCE:

 

Readings

 

•Burns, C. E., Dunn, A. M., Brady, M. A., Starr, N. B., & Blosser, C. G. (2013). Pediatric primary care (5th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.

 

◦Chapter 34, “Genitourinary Disorders” (pp. 809–843)

 

◦Chapter 35, “Gynecologic Disorders” (pp. 844–876)

 

 

 

American Academy of Pediatrics, Subcommittee on Urinary Tract Infection, Steering Committee on Quality Improvement and Management. (2011). Urinary tract infection: Clinical practice guideline for the diagnosis and management of the initial UTI in febrile infants and children 2 to 24 months. Pediatrics, 128(3), 595–610. Retrieved from http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/128/3/595.full?sid=cc35023c-502d-474a-9856-bfb5e38eed54

 

•Cox, A. M., Patel, H., & Gelister, J. (2012). Testicular torsion. British Journal of Hospital Medicine, 73(3), C34–C36. Retrieved from the Walden Library Databases.

 

 

 

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