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Nursing Experience of CT Examination in a Case of Critical Elderly Male Patients with Neck Injury: A Case Report
American Journal of Nursing Science
Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2020, Pages: 248-251
Received: Jun. 16, 2020; Accepted: Jul. 1, 2020; Published: Jul. 13, 2020
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Sihua Liang, Radiology Department, The First Affiliated Hospital, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Xueke Wen, Radiology Department, The First Affiliated Hospital, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Yanan Chi, Radiology Department, The First Affiliated Hospital, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Yongguang Chen, Radiology Department, The First Affiliated Hospital, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Lin Qiu, Radiology Department, The First Affiliated Hospital, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Chunliu Luo, Radiology Department, The First Affiliated Hospital, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
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Abstract
We present a 63-years-old male who are accidentally fell down while riding a bicycle and was inserted into his neck by a 4cm thick bamboo pole on the morning of August 30, 2019. In rescue process, patient’s mental status is bad, that the patient's state of mind is in tension, fear, anxiety and restlessness. the patient takes out stitches on September 9, 10 days rehabilitation hospital discharge. As the patient had pale complexion, slightly shortness of breath, temporarily stable vital signs, and multiple blood scabs formed throughout the body, he underwent neck CT plain scan, enhancement, 3D reconstruction, chest CT plain scan, enhancement and 3D reconstruction. After that, the patient was sent to operating room, he received suitable treatment. Furthermore, the sharing of patient information was a great help in this rescue. The local hospital provides enough patient information to our CT examine. the difficulty of this rescue lies in whether the patient can complete CT examination smoothly. In nursing aspect, we not only fixed the patient's body position and keep the patient's breathing open to prevent secondary injury but also provide psychological counseling and comfort to patients so that we ensure that the mental health of the patient is good.
Keywords
CT, Nursing, Neck Injury
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Sihua Liang, Xueke Wen, Yanan Chi, Yongguang Chen, Lin Qiu, Chunliu Luo, Nursing Experience of CT Examination in a Case of Critical Elderly Male Patients with Neck Injury: A Case Report, American Journal of Nursing Science. Vol. 9, No. 4, 2020, pp. 248-251. doi: 10.11648/j.ajns.20200904.25
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