Case Study #6: Sepsis

Patient: George Thomas

George Thomas

Patient: George Thomas

Date of Birth: 10/10/19xx


George Thomas is an 82 year old male. He is widowed and living in an assisted care facility. He has one daughter who lives with her husband in another town that is a two hour flight away.

George is an avid trainspotterĀ and a member of the local Model Railroad Club. He also enjoys playing bingo, chess and cards with other men and women at Sleepy Hollow. He particularly enjoys the yoga and ballroom dance classes at the facility.

George has an allergy to sulfa drugs and is a type 2 diabetic. He has a tendency to develop urinary tract infections that are responsive to antibiotics. He had a cholecystectomy seven years ago.


George Thomas: Photo by Ahmet Demirel is in the public domain.


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