Case Study: An 85-Year-Old Saudi Muslim Woman with Multiple Health Problems
In a hospital in Saudi Arabia, an 85-year-old Saudi woman, Umm Khalid, was admitted with end-stage heart failure, diabetes mellitus, and infected diabetic foot ulcers. She is a widow with one son, two daughters, and many grandchildren. She lives with her eldest son, Khalid, and his family in a remote rural community. Her older daughter and eldest granddaughter take turns staying with her as a “sitter” throughout the day and night while in the hospital.
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