Anna Parker is a 19 year old female who comes to the Emergencyroom with complaints of throat pain and fever, she feels she mayhave the flu. She states her sore throat started about a week agoand she just recently developed a fever and chills. She also hadnausea and vomiting this morning.
Anna is at College in Boston studyingBioengineering. She is an international student, as her parentsreside in England. Anna states she has no past medical history.
Care in the ED:
A throat culture is performed along with a rapid strep test whichcomes back positive. Anna is ordered for PO Amoxicillin and IVfluids. The first dose of antibiotics is given in the ED.
What data is important & RELEVANT; therefore ithas clinical significance to the nurse?