NURS680B Advanced Health/Physical Assessment Week 6 Discussion
NURS680B Advanced Health/Physical Assessment
Week 6 Discussion
Select one of the following case studies to address. In the subject line of your post, please identify which prompt you are responding to, for example, choice #2 19-year old male.
A 22-year old obese female with irregular menses reports she and her partner have been trying to get pregnant for 18 months without success.
A 30-year old woman of 28 wks gestation reports inability to feel her baby move for the past 2 hours.
A 27-year old woman of 35 wks gestation with gestational diabetes reports having headache for the last day that will not go away.
For the case you have chosen, post to the discussion:
Discuss what questions you would ask the patient, what physical exam elements you would include, and what further testing you would want to have performed.
In SOAP format, list:
Pertinent positive and negative information
Differential and working diagnosis
Treatment plan, including: pharmacotherapy with complementary and OTC therapy, diagnostics (labs and testing), health education and lifestyle changes, age-appropriate preventive care, and follow-up to this visit.
Use at least one scholarly source other than your textbook to connect your response to national guidelines and evidence-based research in support of your ideas.
In your peer replies, please reply to at least one peer who chose a different case study.