These notes cover the first Med/Surg course in nursing school. Not every topic covered is here, but it’s a good start! Enjoy 🙂
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For each of our exams, we had case studies to evaluate. I eventually came up with a snazzy way to methodically think through each one, inspired by my caffeine addiction. I used the acronym “LATTE” to guide my thinking. L = what does the patient LOOK like (what is their presentation?); A = What ASSESSMENTS will you make?; T = What TESTS will be ordered?; T = What TREATMENTS will be provided?; E = How will you EDUCATE the patient? Basically, by using “LATTE” you cover what you need to know for any particular condition. Here’s an example of this method in action: LATTE Case Studies