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Discussion week 6 Health assessment

Discussion week 6 Health assessment.

I’m studying and need help with a Nursing question to help me learn.

Neurological & Male Genitourinary Disorders

For this Discussion, you will take on the role of a clinician who is building a health history for one of the following cases. Your instructor will assign you your case number.

Case 2
Chief Complaint
“I had a severe headache yesterday with difficulty to speak”
History of Present Illness (HPI) A 64-year-old African American female who reports having a severe pulsatile diffuse headache yesterday with sudden difficulty to talk with last for about two hours. She did not seek medical attention. This morning she woke up with no problems but is here today due her husband advise.
PMH Atrial Fibrillation, Hypertension. Is allergic to Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory drugs Aspirin
Drug Hx Losartan 50 mg
Xarelto 15 mg BID
Feels Palpitations, joint pain with yesterday’s episode
Objective Data
VS B/P 131/80; temperature 98.2°F; (RR) 18; (HR) 84, irregular; oxygen saturation (PO2) 96%;
General well-developed female, no acute distress
HEENT . Atraumatic, normocephalic, PERRLA, EOMI, conjunctiva and sclera clear; nares patent, nasopharynx clear, good dentition.
Lungs CTA AP&L
Card Irregular heart beat with normal rate
Abd No tenderness normoactive bowel sounds x 4;

Rectal exam Non contributory
Integument intact without lesions masses or rashes.
Neuro No obvious deficits and CN grossly intact II-XII

Once you received your case number, answer the following questions:

  1. What other subjective data would you obtain?
  2. What other objective findings would you look for?
  3. What diagnostic exams do you want to order?
  4. Name 3 differential diagnoses based on this patient presenting symptoms?
  5. Give rationales for your each differential diagnosis.
  6. What teachings will you provide?

Submission Instructions:

  • Your instructor will assign you your case number and you will post on the case number you have been assigned.
  • You will reply to the other two case studies (One of each).
  • Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted and cited in current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources.

Discussion week 6 Health assessment