Mr. JD is a 24-year-old who presents to Urgent Care with a 2- week history of cough and congestion. He says it started out as a "normal cold" and it will not go away. He has a productive cough for green mucous and has green nasal discharge. He says he has had a low-grade temperature for the past 2 days. John reports an intermittent frontal headache with this cold. He is otherwise healthy, with no known allergies. In his assessment it is found that his vital signs are stable, temperature is 99.9 degrees F, tympanic membranes (TMs) are clear bilaterally, pharynx is erythematous with no exudate; there is greenish postnasal drainage; turbinates are swollen and red; frontal sinus tenderness; no cervical adenopathy, and lungs are clear bilaterally. • Is there any additional subjective or objective information you need for this client? Explain. I would ask Mr. JD about any medications he is currently taking and medications he has tried for his symptoms. It is important to ask about any other pain if any he is experiencing and when did the cough progress to production of green mucous?
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