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Running head: PEDIGREE ASSIGNMENT1Pedigree AssignmentKeith SmithUniversity of Texas at Arlington College of NursingIn partial fulfillment of the requirements ofNURS 5220-401 Advanced Health AssessmentCollin Naugher, MSN, APRN, CPNP-PCJanuary 17, 2020
PEDIGREE ASSIGNMENT2Pedigree AssignmentJohn Doe is a 43 year old heterosexual Caucasian male who is married with three olderchildren.He is a close personal friend and was kind enough to allow this inquiry.The interviewwas conducted on January 15, 2020 at 1023, obtained from the patient as he is considered areliable historian.CHIEF COMPLAINTMr. Doe’s is mostly concerned with his weight.He is obese with a body mass index(BMI) of 37.30.Mr. Doe claims he has been struggling with obesity his entire life, starting inearly adolescence.He states that the only time he has not been obese was during his eight yeartour in the U.S. Army.He believes this is due to their strict weight requirements and mandatoryexercise programs.Mr. Doe admits that he has not been eating healthily and has been living asedentary lifestyle for at least the last five years or more.He states that this is the largest he hasever been and feels most comfortable between 200 and 240 pounds.PATIENT HISTORYMr. Doe suffered from severe eczema on both hands and arms in late adolescence to earlyadulthood.