The patients medical record indicated a diagnosis with depression; her initial visits for the skin condition included initial diagnoses of bacterium; furthermore, she reported that armadillos were endemic in her home in South America and that her family kept a variety of household pets such as dogs and birds.The interview was unable to determine if any other family members, locally or out-of-state, had similar dermatological complaints; however, her infant reportedly had a fungal infection suggesting potential infection of the child.
The patients medical record indicated a diagnosis with depression; her initial visits for the skin condition included initial diagnoses of bacterium; furthermore, she reported that armadillos were endemic in her home in South America and that her family kept a variety of household pets such as dogs and birds.
P paused, then asked, “Unless, you think I should come sooner? He shot up from the table and started speed walking down the hallway. The doctor entered a room with a blue light flashing above the doorway. P, sprawled out on her back, stripped naked but for the bright purple DNAR bracelet on her wrist. What surprised me first was how different she looked from the last time I’d seen her.
I knew that he had been her only regular visitor during this hospitalization. “Yes,” he said, “I was planning to come after lunch.” Mr. As the attending physician picked up the phone, his jaw dropped. She’s DNAR.” The code procedure stopped and the large code team backed away from the bed revealing Ms.
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I had no experience on which to base my unsettling suspicions. The DNAR bracelet had also been exposed, in clear view. Why did no one, until the attending arrived, say, “Stop! I suddenly felt guilty, both about being there and then also about not having been there.
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How might the situation have been handled differently? What, if anything, does any of this have to do with biomedical principles of justice, respect for persons’ autonomy, beneficence, or nonmaleficence?
The diagnosis was made after a skin biopsy of skin lesions on the abdomen revealed acid-fast bacilli.