Case Study #8: Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Patient: Jamie Douglas

Jamie Douglas

Patient: Jamie Douglas

Date of Birth: 04/04/19xx

PERSONA

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.

Jamie has a history of hypothyroidism and depression.

Attribution

Jamie Douglas: Photo by Rapaz is used under a CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported license.

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