Functional Health Pattern Assessment

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Children’s Functional Health Pattern Assessment
Functional Health Pattern Assessment (FHP)| ToddlerErickson’s Developmental Stage:| Preschool-AgedErickson’s Developmental Stage:| School-AgedErickson’s Developmental Stage:| Pattern of Health Perception and Health Management:List two normal assessment findings that would be characteristic for each age group. List two potential problems that a nurse may discover in an assessment of each age group.| - Toddlers have little if any understanding of health, but do perform or request to do activities such as brushing their teeth (Edelman & Mandle, p. 458, 2010). -Toddlers depend on their parents for health management (Edelman & Mandle, p. 458, 2010). | -Child is extremely curious about the body of a member of the opposite sex (Edelman & Mandle, p. 482, 2010).- Child contributes to health management by brushing their teeth, wearing weather appropriate clothing, taking medication, etc (Edelman & Mandle, p. 482, 2010).| -Child understands an abstract definition of health and sometimes the factors that cause illness (Edelman & Mandle, p. 511, 2010).- Child may believe that a misdeed or misbehavior caused their illness (Edelman & Mandle, p. 511, 2010). | | -Toddler does not brush his or her teeth.-Toddler does not try many new foods, because the parents don’t eat a wide variety of foods in their diet (Edelman & Mandle, p. 459, 2010). | -Child does not have family support for an active lifestyle (Edelman & Mandle, p. 482, 2010).-Child does not wear seat belt.| -Child is not taught healthy behaviors in the home (Edelman & Mandle, p. 512, 2010). -Teaching of health promoting behaviors is not at the child’s cognitive level (Edelman & Mandle, p. 511, 2010). | Nutritional-Metabolic Pattern:List two normal assessment findings that would be characteristic for each age group. List two potential problems that a nurse may discover in an assessment of each age group.| -Toddler is weaned from the breast or bottle (Edelman & Mandle, p. 459, 2010). -Toddler eats scheduled meals and snacks (Edelman & Mandle, p. 459, 2010). | -Intense food preferences emerge for preschool aged children (Edelman & Mandle, p. 483, 2010).-Child frequently eats meals away from home (Edelman & Mandle, p. 483, 2010).| -Child frequently makes their own after school snacks (Edelman & Mandle, p. 513, 2010).-Child’s calories are usually consumed in 3 meals and one or two snacks (Edelman & Mandle, p. 512, 2010).| | -Toddler having bottle at bedtime with fluids other than water (Edelman & Mandle, p. 458, 2010).-Toddler receives food for bribe, reward, or punishment (Edelman & Mandle, p. 459, 2010). | -Child consumes a lot of salt and sugar in diet (Edelman & Mandle, p. 483, 2010).-Child has poor intake of calcium (Edelman & Mandle, p. 483, 2010).| -Child often eats foods low in iron, calcium, and vitamin C, and consumes food with higher fat and sodium content (Edelman & Mandle, p. 512, 2010).-Child is a very picky eater and dislikes many healthy foods, such as fruits and vegetables (Edelman & Mandle, p. 513, 2010). | Pattern of Elimination:List two normal assessment findings that would be characteristic for each age group. List two potential problems that a nurse may discover in an assessment of each age group.| -Toddler has started toilet training after 18 months (Edelman & Mandle, p. 461, 2010). -Toddler is not physically or emotionally ready for potty training before 18 months (Edelman & Mandle, p. 461, 2010).| -Child is able to use the bathroom on their own (Edelman & Mandle, p. 484, 2010).-Able to wash their hands independently after using the bathroom (Edelman & Mandle, p. 484, 2010).| -Child has full bowel and bladder control, including ability to undress and dress,...
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