APA paper with APA references Sara is a single 65-year-old Hispanic female (Engl
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Sara is a single 65-year-old Hispanic female (English as a second language) who had been admitted 5 days previously for COPD exacerbation is anticipated to be discharged in 2 days. She has been ambulating and can transfer independently out of bed. Sara visited the emergency department 3 weeks before this admission to the hospital. As the pulmonary disease manager, you have been monitoring her care and treatment plan.
She had been weaned down from a 50% venturi mask to a 3-L nasal cannula. At baseline respiratory status she wears a 2-L nasal cannula. Sara has a history of nonadherence to medications, and she admitted that she has been using her rescue inhaler only because she did not refill her prescriiptions for an inhaled corticosteroid (ICS)/long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA) inhaler or the albuterol/ipratropium nebulizer solution. Sara has original Medicare insurance. By its rules of coverage, if he is readmitted, the hospital will incur a penalty.
For this week’s homework:
1. Review the readmission risk factors (p. 82) from the reading
2. Identify and describe Sara’s potential readmission risk factors
3. Explain the interventions or measures you would recommend mitigating the risk or readmission