Discuss your own philosophy of aging. When do you think a person becomes elderly?You are an RN working in an Urgent Care. Below is just a brief history of a client with information limited on purpose to encourage you to utilize your critical thinking skills.
Subjective information: Miranda is a 26-year-old female who presents to the office with the complaint of diarrhea for 6 days. She states she has lost 8 pounds in one week. She is not currently taking any medications. She has tried over-the-counter remedies for the treatment of her diarrhea with minimal improvement. She is generally healthy with only a sinus and bladder infection on occasion.
Objective information: She does not have a temperature, BP is 102/60, Pulse is 98, and her bowel sounds are present in all quadrants and are hyperactive. Her abdomen is soft and mildly tender.
In a 2-3 page paper, answer the following questions. Include, at minimum, two peer reviewed sources (in-text citation), and provide a Reference page (not included in the page count) using APA Editorial format.
Discuss your own philosophy of aging. When do you think a person becomes elderly? What do you think of older people? Are they active, senile, debilitated, etc.? Give a description of an elderly person that you know.