DQ 8

Select two of the following discussion questions for your discussion response. Indicate which questions you have chosen using the format displayed in the “Discussion Forum Sample.” A 78-year-old female presents with fevers, altered mental status, and an elevated white blood count. She has nuchal rigidity. From what possible conditions might she be suffering? Explain your reasoning. A 10-year-old boy comes to the ER severely dehydrated and listless. His mother states that he has been drinking 3 gallons of water a day along with urinating hourly and wetting the bed for the past week. What is your working diagnosis followed with treatment plans and laboratory considerations? A 55-year-old male has had uncontrolled diabetes for 15 years. He is a truck driver and requires insulin. His greatest concern is his neuropathy. What is the pathophysiology associated with neuropathy and uncontrolled diabetes? What are the evidence-based practice guidelines?

at least 250 words with reference no older than 5 years and intext citations.