Unit_1_Workbook_Assignment - UnitOneWorkbookAssignment

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Unit One Workbook Assignment Chapter 2: Developmental, Congenital, and Childhood Diseases and   Disorders Assignment:   For each scenario that follows, explain how and why  you would schedule an appointment or suggest a referral based on  the patient’s reported symptoms.  Be sure to first review the  “Guidelines for Patient-Screening Exercises” found on page iii in the  Introduction section of your Workbook. 1. The mother of a 6-month-old infant calls the office requesting an  appointment for her child.  She advises that she thinks the  child’s head appears swollen and that there are areas that  appear to be bulging.  What is your response regarding the  appointment.         This baby needs prompt assessment I would also ask the  mother if the infant appears to be in any discomfort and if the  infant is vomiting. It is possible the baby has Hydrocephalus. I  would advise the mother to bring the infant into the office for an 
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2011 for the course SCIENCE 155 taught by Professor Bassa during the Spring '11 term at Kaplan University.

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Unit_1_Workbook_Assignment - UnitOneWorkbookAssignment

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