Case Study Analysis
A 34-year-old Hispanic-American male with end-stage renal disease received a kidney transplant from a cadaver donor, as no one in his family was a good match. His post-operative course was uneventful, and he was discharged with the antirejection drugs Tacrolimus (Prograf), Cyclosporine (Neoral), and Imuran (Azathioprine). He did well for 3 months and had returned to his job as a policeman. Six months after his transplant, he began to gain weight, had decreased urine output, was very fatigued, and began to run temperatures up to 101ËšF. He was evaluated by his nephrologist, who diagnosed acute kidney transplant rejection.
Please be sure to read all the instructions and make sure you are using headings so that the content is clear. Don’t forget that your paper must be in APA format, paragraphs developed, 5-6 sentences each with citations, make sure that your first paragraph has a clear purpose statement in your introduction, and review the rubric so you are clear about the expectations.
Develop a 1- to 2-page case study analysis in which you:
- Explain why you think the patient presented the symptoms described.
- Identify the genes that may be associated with the development of the disease.
- Explain the process of immunosuppression and the effect it has on body systems.
- The College of Nursing requires that all papers submitted include a title page, introduction, summary, and references.