pediatric clinical case study

    IntroductionThe Purpose of this paper isMy patient’s name is Martinez Juan, and he is 11 years old. He had a brain injury after a rollover event in his parents’ bed. After being found in bed unresponsive at the age of 8 months while co sleeping with his father, he presented with a hypoxic brain injury after being found in cardiopulmonary arrest. He is cortically blind and doesn’t have functional movement. he needs total assistance.
    His nursing diagnosis:
    1. anoxic brain damage.
    2. osteoporosis without current pathological fracture.
    3. epilepsy, unspecified
    4. lack of expected development in childhood.
    He also has tracheostomy and gastrostomy.

    2. Write several paragraphs describing this condition: cause, incidence, signs and symptoms, treatment and prognosis.

    4.What is your patients chronologic age? How has this diagnosis affected the patient physically? Cognitively? Developmentally? Compare your patients developmental milestones to normal milestones for that age (use textbook and journal articles to support your information). Incorporate Erickson, Piaget and other theorists.

    5.ConclusionSummarize what you wrote for proper APA format, spelling, grammar, punctuation, references, following instructions, etc.

    Must use a minimum of 4 evidence-based references such as Journal Articles and Textbooks (Use at least 3 journal articles for your paper, 4th reference could be your textbook). References must be current, 5 years old maximum. (WebMD, Wikipedia, Yahoo, CDC, NIH etc. are not considered as evidence-based resources; they are websites).

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