WK 6 NURSING PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT QUESTION?

1-  What are some ways to create a physically and psychologically comfortable environment for both patient and practitioner during breast exams?

2-  A 22-year-old female complains of 3 days of watery diarrhea with 7 to 8 stools per day. She is drinking approximately “3 sodas a day” because she is “trying not to get dehydrated.” She has had very little other intake because “eating makes me have to go to the bathroom.” She denies other symptoms or allergies.From the information provided, list your differential diagnoses in the order of “most likely” to “possible but unlikely.”

 

3-A 19-year-old male complains of “burning sometimes, when I pee.” He is sexually active and denies using any contraceptive method. He denies other symptoms, significant history, or allergies.From the information provided, list your differential diagnoses in the order of “most likely” to “possible but unlikely.”

4- A 23-year-old female complains of severe left lower abdominal/pelvic pain for 6 hours. She states her last menstrual period was “about 3 or 4 weeks ago.”She is sexually active and denies using any contraceptive method. She denies other symptoms, significant history, or allergies.In order of importance, describe three (3) questions that you would like to ask this patient and give a brief explanation of why? Which lab or imaging tests would you order for this patient and give a brief explanation of why?

 

5- A 28-year-old female presents with a “severe headache” for the past 9 hours. She states the pain is over the left temporal area and is “throbbing” in nature. These symptoms have occurred before but not as bad.What are some clinical assessment tools or techniques that you could use to help diagnose this patient’s condition?In order of importance, describe three (3) questions that you would like to ask this patient and give a brief explanation of why?

6- A 58-year-old obese man complains of pain in his left knee. The pain seems to be unrelenting. He says his knee is better when he rests, but it gets stiff when he rests too long. He denies other symptoms, significant history, or allergies.From the information provided, list your differential diagnoses in the order of “most likely” to “possible but unlikely.”

 
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