Health Assessment Across the Lifespan
Health Assessment Across the Lifespan NURS 3230
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Date Created: 10/12/15
Five MinuTe AssessmenT These assessmenT quesTions are designed To focus your iniTial assessmenT of The paTienT To which you are assigned for The day Take a few minuTes To look over The guiding poinTs and be prepared To discuss your paTienT wiTh your clinical insTrucTor NoT all poinTs will be applicable in every siTuaTion buT The majoriTy probably will be ABCs wiThouT Touching The paTienT 1 Do you noTice an airwaybreaThingcirculaTion ABC problem wiTh your paTienT WhaT daTa leads you To This conclusion Is The idenTified problem urgenT or nonurgenT WhaT clinical daTa would indicaTe ThaT The siTuaTion needs immediaTe aTTenTion and why Who needs To be conTacTed and do you have any suggesTions or recommendaTions RespiraTory equipmenT 1 Is your paTienT receiving 02 WhaT is The ordered raTe WhaT Type of delivery device is being used Is The O2 flowing aT The correcT raTe Is The delivery device correcT WhaT do you need To moniTor for This paTienT How would you know ThaT The oxygen delivery device is operaTing correchy Tubes Drains Lines 1 Does The paTienT have an IV WhaT is The ordered IV and raTe Is The IV soluTion ThaT is infusing The correcT one and is iT infusing aT The correcT raTe Do you noTice any complicaTions aT The IV siTe If so whaT complicaTion do you noTice and whaT acTions need To be Taken To correcT iT I39 Does The paTienT have any Tubes or drains N6 Foley caTheTer or oTher urinary drainage device JP drain chesT Tubes eTc Why are These Tubes in place Do you noTice any complicaTions no drainage in The Tube less or more oquuT Than expecTed eTc WhaT furTher assessmenT needs To be done if any A Has your paTienT had any surgical procedure done WhaT does The incision siTe look like if visible WhaT is The sTaTus of The dressing Is There any drainage Describe The Drainage amounT color odor eTc