Intermediate Health Care Case Studies

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After R.A. arrived to the intermediate medical care unit (IMCU), she displayed an increase in confusion and alteration in her mental status. These clinical manifestations led to the physician ordering an electroencephalogram (EEG) and a computerized tomography (CT) scan to discover any epileptic activity and cerebral tissue damage. Seizures are diagnosed based on a patient’s history and clinical manifestations, and results from diagnostic testing such as blood work, an EEG, CT-scan (Mayo Clinic Staff, 2015 dx epilepsy). R.A’s blood work did not reveal any metabolic abnormalities that could have led to an epileptic episode (Bon Secours, EMR).
After her blood work came back clear, the physician ordered an EEG and CT-scan to get an in-depth view
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