Assessment of the Neurological System (graded)
Read the case study below and respond to two of
the questions below. Make sure you respond to a classmate as well, before the
Katherine Trembly is a 67-year-old woman who presents to the
neurologist’s office after referral from her PCP (primary care provider) for a
Seizure, hypertension, anxiety
of unresponsiveness to verbal stimuli
signs: T 37 degrees Centigrade, P 80, R 18, BP 174/84
Sat = 98%
rate regular, + peripheral pulses
other questions should the nurse ask?
techniques are helpful to incorporate in assessing a patient in this age
are some of the more common conditions that may cause seizure activity in
this age group?
diagnostic tools will the physician use to diagnose this condition?
should be included in the plan of care?
Devry NR305 Week 8 Discussion DQ 1 & DQ 2 Latest
Rapid Assessment of a Client (graded)
Give an example of a rapid assessment of a client and provide a
SBAR report to a classmate. Remember to include all concepts of patient safety,
standard precautions, and professional standards.
Finish the story on our subject, Mr. Red Yoder, who is a patient
you met in Week 2 and wrote a teaching plan on. What do you think his status
might be today? Remember to include all concepts of patient safety, standard
precautions, and professional standards.