Journal of Perioperative & Critical Intensive Care Nursing

Journal of Perioperative & Critical Intensive Care Nursing
Open Access

ISSN: 2471-9870


Care Plan for the Polytraumatized Patient with Hypovolemic Shock

María Z.C. Chamorro*, Gema R. Zarallo, Adela G. Luque and Rosa M. Terroso

A clinical case of a polytraumatized patient admitted to the resuscitation unit is presented. The patient is a man over 65 who have been hit in the back by a vehicle that was receding. The emergency team that comes to the place the event makes a first assessment and decides the transfer to the resuscitation unit for stabilization of the patient. Nursing professionals in the unit perform an assessment by Marjory Gordon functional patterns, identify nursing diagnoses and establish a care plan. Finally, they manage to solve to a great extent the health problems presented during their stay in the unit of 21 days after their transfer to the trauma plant. 

Published Date: 2019-03-14; Received Date: 2019-04-29