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W2 Q2Compare the physical assessment of a child to that of an adult. In addition to describing thesimilar/different aspects of the physical assessment, explain how the nurse would offerinstruction during the assessment, how communication would be adapted to offerexplanations, and what strategies the nurse would use to encourage engagement.When completing a physical assessment of a child versus an adult, there are similarities anddifferences that the nurse must consider. The assessment begins with an introduction, for an adulteducation about who you are and why you need to examine them will differ from a child. Thecaregiver may be present for examination of a child and depending on the age of the child thecaregiver will be responsible for answering past medical information and family history.Subjective and objective data can be gathered during this time and is an excellent time to noteany unusual interactions between the child and the caregiver as well as making sure ofconsistency in the history of the current medical issue. The four general assessment techniques
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