The purpose of this assignment is to encourage analysis of one patient beginning with the history and progressing to the physical examination.
Go over the pathophysiological processes and mechanisms of human disease, clinical signs and symptoms, and diagnostic data consistent with the pathology of common health problems. Determine appropriate medical treatment and nursing care based on best practices found in the literature.
This assignment emphasizes critical thinking and problem-solving through the correlation of cellular and multi-system pathology with related assessment and diagnostic data, medical treatment, and nursing management.
: Complete a comprehensive history and physical case study analysis incorporating topics presented in the course. You should include at least five current references less than five years old (of which three must be journal articles, not nursing textbooks).