Case Study #8: Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Patient: Jamie Douglas
Date of Birth: 04/04/19xx
Jamie Douglas is a 35 year old female. She was recently diagnosed with laryngeal cancer, for which she had a laryngectomy 12 days ago. She now has a permanent tracheostomy and communicates by writing on a white board. Her cancer was caught in the early stages and she is expected to make a full recovery. Jamie has a supportive husband of three years, Jack, but no children.
Jamie works full-time at a local restaurant as a waitress. She doesn’t smoke and only drinks alcohol occasionally.