18.00 Drug Round

You are on Hepburn Ward. It is 18.00 and your mentor Jim is working with you.
You are looking after Mrs Margaret Jones. She is a 32 year old female admitted with abdominal pain last night. She has a large ovarian cyst and she is pregnant. She is going to have surgery to remove the cyst tomorrow. No other past medical history of note.

SBAR Handover / Report Sheet

AREA: Hepburn Ward            DATE: 5th March 2011            TIME: 1pm


Mrs Margaret Jones *SAME NAME IN BAY*

32, female, Next of Kin husband

Admitted for removal of 7cm ovarian cyst

On Mr Brown's list tomorrow


11 weeks pregnant, increased abdominal pain and nausea, on ultrasound found cyst, due to risk of rupture and pain for surgery. 

No past medical history 

To be seen by obstetric team


Vital signs stable

Pain – needs more analgesia (ibuprofen contraindicated)

Anxious, not sleeping

Obstetric team coming this afternoon, Husband here

Recommendation and repeat back

Monitor pain and vital signs

Find out when going to theatre

Get ibuprofen/analgesia reviewed – on Dr's list

Administer the appropriate drugs for Margaret Jones

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