Module 5 Assignment Introduction to Health Assessment

23Jan 2022 by

Assignment:
Case Scenario
D.F. is a 37-year-old woman who presents to the emergency department after having a seizure.
 
Subjective Data
PMH: Seizures, unknown type
Headache
Housewife
Feels weak
No loss of consciousness
 
Objective Data
Vital signs: T 37 P 72 R 18 BP 114/64
Lungs: clear all bases
O2 sat = 100%
CV = heart rate regular, positive peripheral pulses
PERRLA
 
Questions

What other questions should the nurse ask about the seizures?
What other assessments are necessary for this patient?
What are some of the causes of seizures?
Develop a problem list from objective and subjective data.
What should be included in the plan of care?
What other risk factors are associated with this presentation?
Based on the readings and the subjective and objective data, this patient most likely had what type of seizure?

Your report should be coherent and precise, and should address all the required components in a research-based manner using text support and outside research to create a set of responses to the supervisor prompts above.
The essay should be 1000-1250 words and should include at least three (3) citations. The sections should be clearly marked with headings so that your instructor knows which points you are addressing. Follow the guidelines for APA writing style. The title page and references page do not count towards the minimum word amount for this assignment.
 
Assignment Expectations
Length: 1000 1250 words; answers must thoroughly address the questions in a clear, concise manner.
Structure: Include a title page and reference page in APA style. These do not count towards the minimum word count for this assignment.
References: Use the appropriate APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer the questions. Include at least three (3) scholarly sources to support your claims.
Format: Save your assignment as a Microsoft Word document (.doc or .docx).
Filename: Name your saved file according to your first initial, last name, and the assignment number (for example, RHall Assignment 1.docx)