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7055 Randy's Kidney Transplant Patient Story
Transcript of 7055 Randy's Kidney Transplant Patient Story
PaTtErNs of Knowing
Patterns of Knowing
Bond between brothers
Use of metaphor (kidney disease = Randy's nemesis)
Randy & Dustin (brothers) introduced at age 25/15
Randy began getting sick at 35 - mistaken symptoms as the flu
Diagnosed with Glomerulonephritis (rare kidney disease) & admitted to ER
Estimated to live 3 days w/o hospitalization
Con't of Randy's Story
Needed kidney transplant
On hemodialysis for 3 months and peritoneal dialysis for 6 months
Ten donors stepped forward, only four were compatible
Dustin was one of them; began changing lifestyle for the transplant (quitting job & changed eating habits)
Transplant went well and both brothers recovered quickly
After 3 weeks from surgery, Randy hiked Mount Woodson (2,000 foot elevation)
• Family separation
• Decision to donate
the science of nursing
Symptoms similar to flu symptoms
Three days to live
Tests to match donors and patients
10 transplant candidates, 4 were acceptable
Diagnosed with glomerulonephritis
3 days after transplant, kidneys functioned normally
Dialysis for regulating fluid levels
Realization of poor prognosis
Recognition of health problem
Unaccepting of treatment at first
Realizing need for better health to pursue goals
Realization of future goals
Readiness towards treatment
and looking forward to life after wards
Positive attitude towards situation when matched
Recalled surgery pain was minimal
acceptance of self that is grounded in self knowledge & confidence
Transplant through Waiting list
Mismatched donors to match up with other patients
Thanks for listening!
Thanks for the kidney Dustin!
Patterns of knowing
Sharp Memorial Hospital & Staff
The Evil Nemesis
Brought to you by:
The London Knurses