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Caring for the Nguyens: Mr. Nam Nguyen Part IIRoxana Amaya-Perez Arizona College of NursingNUR 211: Critical ThinkingProfessor Michele BurkhartJune 20, 2021
Caring for the Nguyens: Mr. Nam Nguyen Part IIAs previously discussed, Mr. Nam Nguyen is a new patient for the Family MedicineCenter. Mr. Nguyen’s chief complaint is bilateral knee pain. However, upon evaluation, it wasalso noted that his blood pressure is high (162/94 mm HG). The wife also expresses worry thatthe patient may be developing heart problems “because he is so tired after work and gets short ofbreath easily”. Since Mr. Nguyen is a new patient to the clinic, a comprehensive assessment willprovide an insight into the patient’s physical status through observation, the measurement of vitalsigns, and self-reported symptoms. A comprehensive assessment also includes a medical history,a general survey, and a complete physical examination. Once all data has been collected, the

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