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Henry, has been hospitalized three times over the past year for acute exacerbation of asthma.

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A 10-year-old boy, Henry, has been hospitalized three times over the past year for acute exacerbation of asthma. Environmental conditions have not changed during that time frame. The family lives in the same home and Henry attends the same school. His resultant absences from school are starting to have an effect on his academic performance. Both parents work full-time. They are very concerned about Henry?s condition, this is the first time he required oxygen when he came to the Emergency Department. They ask the RN if there is anything they can do so this does not occur again.;The RN performs a health history. Henry and his parents report he has been getting progressively more short of breath, tires easily, and had a harsh cough for the past week. He was brought to the Emergency Department because he was having so much trouble breathing that his lips were turning blue. They did not seem to understand when the RN asked about Henry?s asthma action plan. The RN identifies knowledge deficit related to the therapeutic regime as a priority nursing diagnosis.;Write a four page paper which includes a cover page (page 1), your response to the issues below (pages 2 & 3), and a reference page (page 4);Discuss the areas that need to be addressed in Henry?s teaching plan prior to discharge. Rationales must be provided to support the teaching points. Consider Henry?s developmental stage as you develop the plan. Include the current guidelines and/or evidenced based practice for a child with asthma in your discussion.;You may find the following resource(s) helpful;National Heart Lung Blood Institute;Compose your work using a word processor (or other software as appropriate) and save it frequently to your computer. Use a 12 font size, double space your work and use APA format for citations, references, and overall format. Assistance with APA citations and references is available through the free resource Citation Machine?. Assistance with APA format, grammar, and avoiding plagiarism is available for free through the Excelsior College Online Writing Lab (OWL). Be sure to check your work and correct any spelling or grammatical errors before you submit your assignment.;You are required to submit your paper to Turnitin (a plagiarism prevention service) prior to submitting the assignment in the course submission area for grading. Access was provided by email to the email address on record in your MyExcelsior account prior to the start of the course. Once you submit your paper to Turnitin check your inbox in Turnitin for the results. After viewing your originality report correct the areas of your paper that warrant attention. You can re-submit your paper to Turnitin after 24-hours and continue to re-submit until the results are acceptable. Acceptable ranges include a cumulative total of less than 15% for your entire paper, and no particular area greater than 2% (excluding direct quotes and/or references).;See the videos below for instructions on how to submit your paper to Turnitin and view your Originality Report.;Video - Submitting a Paper;Video - Viewing Your Originality Report;When you're ready to submit your work for grading, click Browse My Computer and find your file. Once you've located your file click Open and, if successful, the file name will appear under the Attached files heading. Scroll to the bottom of the page, click Submit and you're done.

 

Paper#18126 | Written in 18-Jul-2015

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