Case02 examinationtechniques-sorethroat

Case02 examinationtechniques-sorethroat - Case Study 2...

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Case Study 2 Ellen The Singer with a sore throat
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1. List Ellen’s symptoms. What specific signs indicate that she is ill -Signs: objective High Temp, Flushed face, watery eyes Symptoms: Subjective Sore throat, exhausted, head ache, feels cold Ellen Burstyn in the Exorcist
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2. What is Ellen’s Chief Complaint? Is she well enough to sing?
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3. Formulate 3 questions you would ask to help diagnose her disease. Have you been eating okay? Been outside a lot? Who’ve you been hanging out with?
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4. What are Ellen’s risk factors? Dorm life Nutrition Sleep
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5. Will a sphygmomanometer be needed? Device that measures blood pressure. At this check up they might take it just for the record. But its not really needed. from the Greek sphygmus (pulse), plus the scientific term manometer (pressure meter). Harvey Cushing arguably greatest neurosurgeon of 20 th c. popularized it
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Harvey Cushing 1869-1939 Family of doctors improved considerably the survival of patients after difficult brain operations for
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course SCIENCE Anatomy an taught by Professor Tory during the Spring '11 term at Kennesaw.

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