You are dealing with a serious illness transmitted by an airborne route
The patient is in a negative air pressure isolation room.
You are dealing with a serious illness transmitted by particle droplets and/or direct contact
A single room is indicated and you are not required to keep the door closed at all times.
Yes, because patient safety is at risk
Yes, because ICF protocols indicate that you stop at Level 3
No, because she was at a Level 3 and you should stop if she was at a Level 1
No, because you can reduce the level of activity intensity and teach breathing techniques
Sit him down
Lay him down so he's flat on his back
Lay him down and keep his legs elevated
Lay him down and keep his head elevated
Note the patient's skin for edema
Monitor sit to stand BP and watch for any drop in systolic pressure
Ask him to count to 15 and note any breathing changes
Monitor for any difficulty producing speech
Brain function (specifically the thalamus)
No surgery required for any stage. Can all be managed with wound care.