Body System Table v.2.docx - Student Name Sarah Wilson Body System Structure Function System Assessments Nursing Interventions General Survey Observe

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Student Name: Sarah Wilson Body System Structure & Function System Assessments Nursing Interventions General Survey: Observe body build, height, and weight in relation to the client’s age, lifestyle, and health. Observe the client’s posture and gait, standing, sitting, and walking. Observe the client’s overall hygiene and grooming. Relate these to the person’s activities prior to the assessment. Observe for signs of distress in posture or facial expression. Mental Status: Maintain eye contact with patient when speaking. Support and listen to patient. Stand close, within patient’s line of vision. Asses mental status such as mood, attitude, orientation. Help them groom with hair care and hygiene. Nervous & Sensory System Structure- Brain, Nerves, Spinal cord, sense organs Functions- communication, integration, control, recognition of sensory stimuli CONSCIOUSNESS: Ask client to give name, present location, and date or time of day.
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