Chapter 9 (Infection)

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Answer Key to Chapter 9 Learning Activities

  1. ┬áBased upon Ms. Jamison’s current vital signs and presenting condition, one would suspect the patient is septic. Her current vital signs reflect an elevated temperature > 100.4 and a tachycardic heart rate. Additionally, based upon the patient’s history, one would suspect she has an unresolved urinary tract infection.

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