Carl Rogers is a 67-year-old African American male with a 20-year history of type II diabetes mellitus. On Tuesday at 1530, he was directly admitted from his physician’s office to the medical unit with a stage II nonhealing ulcer on his right heel. The nursing admission paperwork has been completed, and pain medication has been administered. Additional orders for a dressing change and insulin administration have been written but not yet implemented. The scenario takes place on Tuesday at 1700.
Type 2 diabetes mellitus; A metabolic disorders characterized by the relative deficiency of insulin production and a Decreased insulin action and increased insulin resistance formerly called non insulin dependent diabetes, adult onset diabetes or typ..