By Beth Hogan-Quigley MSN RN CRNP, Mary Louise Palm MS RN, Lynn S. Bickley MD
The most efficient in physical assessment has now been tailored solely for the wishes of the RN-student. Based at the award-winning Bates' consultant to actual exam & historical past Taking, this NEW TEXT combines the popular beneficial properties of the category Bates’ with an RN-focus. Trusted and time-perfected content material together with enhanced review ideas, vivid visuals, and the vintage Bates’ two-column layout offers review info in a complete and student-friendly package. This new, RN-specific textual content includes a few NEW, ADDITIONAL nursing-specific chapters: creation to overall healthiness review, Cultural and non secular evaluation, foodstuff, and placing all of it jointly. additionally, constitution and serve as info is streamlined, well-being background is symptom and interview-focused, nursing documentation examples are integrated, information research is roofed in end-of-chapter precis sections, well-being advertising is streamlined with a spotlight on follow-up and instructing on the finish of the chapters.The textual content is followed by way of a Lab guide that comes with nursing-specific case stories to enhance content material from a nursing perspective.This textual content is additionally packaged with the Bates for Nursing on-line direction for a whole nursing evaluate answer.
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N and scrutinize the history, physical examination, assessment, and plan. THE CASE OF MRS. N 1/12/11 11:00 AM Mrs. N is a pleasant, 54-year-old widowed saleswoman residing in Amarillo, Texas. Referral. None. Source and Reliability. Self seems reliable. ” Present Illness: Mrs. N reports over the past 3 months, increasing problems with frontal headaches. These are usually bifrontal, throbbing, and mild to moderately severe. She has missed work on several occasions because of associated nausea and vomiting.
Ht (without shoes) 157 cm (5Ј2Љ). Wt (dressed) 65 kg (143 lb). Body mass index (BMI) 26. Blood pressure (BP) 164/98 right arm, supine; 160/96 left arm, supine. Heart rate (HR) 88 and regular. Respiratory rate (RR) 18. 6ЊF. Skin. Cool, moist, tan. Scattered cherry angiomas over upper trunk. Nails without clubbing, cyanosis. Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat (HEENT). Head: Hair coarse, full, brown. Scalp without lesions, normocephalic/atraumatic. Eyes: Vision 20/30 in each eye. Visual fields full by confrontation.
S1, S2. No murmurs. No S3, S4. Abdomen: Active bowel sounds. Soft, nontender, no hepatosplenomegaly. Extremities: Without edema. CHAPTER 2 ● CRITICAL THINKING IN HEALTH ASSESSMENT Labs: Basic metabolic panel and urinalysis from 1/25/11 unremarkable. Pap smear normal. Impression and Plan 1. Migraine headaches—now down to one to two per month due to reductions in caffeinated beverages and stress. Headaches are responding to NSAIDs. ● Affirm need to stop smoking and to continue exercise program ● Affirm patient’s participation in support group to reduce stress 2.
Bates' Nursing Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking, 11th Edition (Guide to Physical Exam & History Taking (Bates)) by Beth Hogan-Quigley MSN RN CRNP, Mary Louise Palm MS RN, Lynn S. Bickley MD