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Title: Virtual Health Care Team: Near Drowning Case Study
Url: http://shp.missouri.edu/dean/resources.php/case699/
Creator: Weber-Hardy, Lorilie A.
Publisher: University of Missouri--Columbia
Description: Published by the Virtual Health Care Team at the University of Missouri – Columbia School of Health Professions and created by Lorilie A. Weber-Hardy, the purpose of this case is to "test the knowledge and to build confidence in the advanced respiratory care practitioner's ability to critically think and perform in the care of a pediatric near-drown patient." In this case, a six-year-old boy has fallen into a freshwater lake and users are guided through the case in order to identify what equipment and procedures are needed for intubation and to raise the child's body temperature. The "Bibliography" section leads users to further online resources for more information. This case study along with all the cases available from the Virtual Health Care Team, are excellent additions to a classroom activity or assessment in order to help students prepare for health care careers.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Medical emergencies. Critical care. Intensive care. First aid -- Drowning
Medicine -- Medicine (General) -- Medical education. Medical schools
Medicine -- Otorhinolaryngology -- Laryngology. Diseases of the throat -- Diseases of the larynx, vocal cords, epiglottis, and trachea -- Surgery -- Laryngostomy. Intubation
Medicine -- Pediatrics -- Diseases of children -- Diseases of the chest and the respiratory system -- Therapeutics. Respiratory therapy
Medicine -- Surgery -- Surgical therapeutics. Preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care -- Special aspects, A-Z -- Breathing exercises. Respiratory care
Medicine -- Therapeutics. Pharmacology -- Therapeutics. Pharmacology -- Administration of drugs and other therapeutic agents -- Inhalatory medication. Respiratory therapy
GEM Subject: Science
Health
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Vocational Education
Health -- Body systems and senses
Health -- Instructional issues
Health -- Process skills
Vocational Education -- Allied health occupations
Key Concept: Health -- Lungs
Health -- Respiratory system
Health -- Therapy and therapeutics
Resource Type: Bibliographies
Cases
Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Curators of the University of Missouri
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-10-21 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-01-17 13:13:17 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Staff  Scout Staff
Full Record Views: 93
Resource URL Clicks: 5
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