What was the outcome for Mr Doe? What are the implicationsfor policy change as a result ofthe incident, for instance, is there need for policy review or staff education concerning the type ofincident etc?
September 17, 2022
What was the outcome for Mr Doe? What are the implications for policy change as a result ofthe incident, for instance, is there need for policy review or staff education concerning the type of incident etc?Critical ResearchReferences need to be peer reviewed and less than 5 years oldWhat happenedMr.Doe from bed 2 room 7 was found lying prostrate on thefloor beside her bed. At the time he was clothed and had been preparing to go to the toilet I rang the emergency button for assistance,assessed the immediate environment for potential/actual hazards (non found), and then went to the aid of Mr Doe. I checked Mr Doe?s vitalsigns (pulse 100, respirations 22, skin pallor, cold and clammy ) and level of consciousness (able to respond to verbal commands). lindicated to him that assistance was on the way. I covered him with a blanket and put a pillow offthe bed under his head for comfortwithout changing her body alignment. l enquired as to whether he was in pain. Mr Doe indicated that he had considerable pain as he hit hishead when he fell ( on the bedside table) . At 3 pm the medical team arrived and conducted a full physical assessment and neurologicalexamination.. At 9.15am Mr Doe was transported to xray for a CT scan forfurther investigations. At 9.3oam Mr Doe?s immediate family wernotified ofthe incident. Documentation ofthe incident was completed by 4 pm.Contributing factors.In this section you need to outlinewhat may have contributed to Mr Doe?s fall. You need to considerthe environment (bathroom), physical status of Mr Doe, and a review ofnursing care and treatment plans, for example was the patient able to self-manage her physical care etc. You also need to be able to talkwith Mr Doe if appropriate to find out what her story is.Literature reviewYour review ofliterature needs to focus on the incident andcontributing factors for instance, is there any research that talks about such an incident and what does it say in terms of supporting yoursituation. Here you need to outline the focus ofthe study, the design of study undertaken (qual or quant), number of subjects in the studyand what the study found. At the end of your review you need to draw conclusions ofwhat the findings ofthe literature suggest about whatneeds to be done to change practice ifindicated.Outcomes and implications.What was the outcome for Mr Doe? What are the implicationsfor policy change as a result ofthe incident, for instance, is there need for policy review or staff education concerning the type ofincident etc?References:Depending on the incident you should reference you material. It is not about the number of references but thequality of yourwork in your use of references in describing what research on yourtopic has been undertaken