What techniques are helpful to incorporate in assessing a patient

What techniques are helpful to incorporate in assessing a patient.

Jonah Kotter is a 5-year-old male preschooler who presents to the pediatrician’s office for complaints that his leg “hurts”.
Subjective Data
PMH negative
Immunizations: Up to date
No medications
No allergies
Pain: 3/5 on pain scale
Attends Kindergarten
Does not remember injuring leg
Objective Data
Vital signs: T 37 degrees Centigrade, P 94, R 18, BP 100/70
Lungs: clear
Heart rate and rhythm regular
Moving all extremities
+ Range of motion legs and arms
Strength 5/5 in all extremities
What other questions should the nurse ask?
What techniques are helpful to incorporate in assessing a patient in this age group?
What are a few of the major differences in the musculoskeletal assessment of a child?
What should be included in the plan of care?
Based on the readings, what is the most likely cause of leg pain for this patient?
DQ 2

Read the case study below and respond to two of the questions below. Make sure you respond to a classmate as well, before the week ends.
Katherine Trembly is a 67-year-old woman who presents to the neurologist’s office after referral from her PCP (primary care provider) for a seizure.
Subjective Data
PMH: Seizure, hypertension, anxiety
Retired book keeper
C/o being “tired”
Periods of unresponsiveness to verbal stimuli
Objective Data
Vital signs: T 37 degrees Centigrade, P 80, R 18, BP 174/84
Lungs: clear
O2 Sat = 98%
Heart rate regular, + peripheral pulses
What other questions should the nurse ask?
What techniques are helpful to incorporate in assessing a patient in this age group?
What are some of the more common conditions that may cause seizure activity in this age group?
What diagnostic tools will the physician use to diagnose this condition?
What should be included in the plan of care?
week 8
Discussion 1

Give an example of a rapid assessment of a client and provide a SBAR report to a classmate. Remember to include all concepts of patient safety, standard precautions, and professional standards.
OR
Finish the story on our subject, Mr. Red Yoder, who is a patient you met in Week 2 and wrote a teaching plan on. What do you think his status might be today? Remember to include all concepts of patient safety, standard precautions, and professional standards.

week 2

Discharge Teaching Plan Form
Your Name: Date:
Your Instructor’s Name:
Purpose:The focus of this assignment is identifying patient’s needs and analysis and synthesis of details within the written client record and planning an appropriate discharge plan with necessary patient teaching of the disease process.
Points:This assignment is worth a total of 100 points.
Directions: Please refer to the Discharge Teaching Plan Guidelines found in Doc Sharing for details about how to complete this form. Remember there is a 6 page maximum limit on this assignment.
Type your answers on this form. Click “Save as” and save the file with the assignment name and your last name, e.g., “NR305_Discharge_Teaching_ Plan_Form_Smith” When you are finished, submit the form to the Teaching Plan Dropbox by the deadline indicated in your guidelines. Post questions in the Q&A Forum or contact your instructor if you have questions about this assignment.
Look at the EXAMPLE in the first assessment area. This is NOT an all-inclusive response and you will need to add your responses as well. Please be sure to review your guidelines.

What techniques are helpful to incorporate in assessing a patient