Comprehensive Health Assessment Of A Geriatric Patient Essays and Term Papers

  • Geriatric Health Assessment

    Student Name: Alanna Cooper | Date: 06-28-2013 | * Client/Patient Initials: F.F | Sex: F | Age: 83 | Occupation of Client/Patient: Retired Homemaker | Health History/Review of Systems(Complete and systematic review of systems) | Neurological System (headaches, head injuries...

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  • Assessment of the Geriatric Patient with Multisystem Failure

    Assessment of Geriatric Patient with Multisystem Failure The initial immediate assessment of the patient would be to assess Mrs. Baker’s airway and breathing since she is having dyspnea. Next, obtain vital signs: respiration rate, blood pressure, temperature and pulse rate. The nurse should also listen...

    1730 Words | 5 Pages

  • Comprehensive Mental Health Assessment

    Comprehensive Mental Health Assessment II Derek W. Booth Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis I: Identifying Data. Ashley K. is a 23-year old white female who was admitted to Warner Transitional Services on 11/21/12. II: Chief Complaint. “ I am a little anxious and upset right...

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  • Comprehensive Health Assessment

    COMPREHENSIVE WRITTEN ASSESSMENT Complete Nursing Health History Biographical Data Name: B.R. Address: xxxxxxx Phone: xxxxx Gender: Female Provider of History: Client Birth Date: February 2, 1973 Place of Birth: Portland, Oregon Race: Caucasian Educational Level: Associate’s Degree...

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  • Maximising Health in Admission Assessment and Diagnosis of Patients with C.O.P.D.

    Maximising Health in Admission Assessment and Diagnosis of Patients with C.O.P.D. For this assignment we have been asked to express an understanding of screening, admission assessment and the use of diagnostic tools in relation to our last ward based placement. During this placement the majority of...

    2062 Words | 9 Pages

  • Geriatric Assessment

    Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment The geriatric assessment is a multidimensional, multidisciplinary diagnostic instrument designed to collect data on the medical, psychosocial and functional capabilities and limitations of elderly patients. Various geriatric practitioners use the information generated...

    7896 Words | 29 Pages

  • Comprehensive Geriatric Assesment

    Geriatric conditions such as functional impairment and dementia are common and frequently unrecognized or inadequately addressed in older adults. Identifying geriatric conditions by performing a geriatric assessment can help clinicians manage these conditions and prevent or delay their complications...

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  • The Needs of a Geriatric TBI patient

    Use of Psychologists in Geriatric Brain Injury Rehabilitation Facility The term brain injury conjures fear any person who has even vague understanding of its meaning. Could greater fear exist among the elderly as they approach age related vulnerabilities due to degenerating physical ability, creating...

    1358 Words | 6 Pages

  • Comprehensive Health

    COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH Chapter 4 Intimate Relationships and Communication Thomas Brown 5/6/2013 Chapter 4 focuses on intimate relationships and communication. Social relationships are a key part of our lives as adults. Without these relationships we could not thrive as solitary...

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  • Patient Assessment

    GUIDELINES FOR CLIENT ASSESSMENT FORMS (CA) A minimum of one or a maximum of two Client Assessment (CA) forms are to be handed in each week, at the end of your clinical rotation (post-conference) for that week. On the client you have chosen to do a care plan, the CA may be handed in with the care...

    1783 Words | 10 Pages

  • patient assessment

    Patient assessment quiz one Function of the medical record 1. Written record of important patient information 2. Basis for health care decisions 3. Serves as a legal document Components of the medical record 1. Medical office administrative documents – 3 parts to it. o Patient Registration...

    594 Words | 4 Pages

  • Assessment of patient

    Assessment of patient: Received female patient in bed in the left lateral position in no form of respiratory distress. Patient voiced abdominal pain and headache. O/E: Patient was alert and rationale. Oriented to person, time and place. Skin was of a dark brown complexion. Skin appears moist and well...

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  • GERIATRIC ASSESSMENT: MALNUTRITION

    GERIATRIC ASSESSMENT: MALNUTRITION Geriatric Assessment: Malnutrition In a continuously growing geriatric population, malnutrition is one of the most common and most undiagnosed problems. Malnutrition is not only the indicator of existing medical and socio-economic problems, but can also be a cause...

    979 Words | 3 Pages

  • Geriatric Health Care

    to its ability to prevent disease, improve quality of life, increase life expectancy and improve the physical health and not valid, is of paramount importance. Advances in medicine and health in the second half of the twentieth century, the Relative increase in human life, and through them, the population...

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  • Patients Health

    Doctor Patient Relationships A doctor patient rapport is very important as patient would feel much more comfortable confiding in a doctor who they can easily communicate with. This kind of relationship has mutual benefit to both the doctor and the patient. The more the information a doctor can get out...

    360 Words | 1 Pages

  • Assessment and Planning of Discharge Needs in Geriatrics

    Assessment and Planning of Discharge Needs in Geriatrics Elderly patients have unique discharge planning needs. As such, the hospital nurse and case management team may find themselves challenged to not only identify the needs of each patient, but to also address those needs when planning the patient’s...

    3416 Words | 8 Pages

  • Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test

    The FCAT (Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test) is an exam to test the knowledge of high school students. The test is admired by lots and loathed by many. Those who can't withstand the test choose to refer to it as the "Florida Child Abuse Test". This one test can hold on to the very thing you've been...

    601 Words | 2 Pages

  • Comprehensive Health History/Interview

    the ICU nurses approached Hispanic patients were lot more cold, and with lack of compassion about the patient. In general a serious problem exists in long-term health care facilities such as hospitals and nursing homes. Most staff members responsible for patient care do their jobs competently. Nevertheless...

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  • Health Assessment

    Health Assessment 261 Date: 11 January 2013 Client’s Profile Madam Y.A.L is a 70-year-old Chinese who speaks Hokkian and Mandarin. She is 1.58m tall and weighs 66 Kg. She is living alone in a three room flat in the Northern part of Singapore over 32 years. She has 3 children, two older sons and...

    2139 Words | 9 Pages

  • Health Assessment

    Health Assessment Study Notes Therapeutic Nurse-Client Relationship: Components of the Nurse-Client Relationship – Trust Respect Professional Intimacy Empathy Power Four Standard Statements – Therapeutic communication Client-centered care Maintaining boundaries Protecting client from...

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