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Nutrition and HydrationA history of conditions that increase therisk of malnutrition or obesity. Nauseaand vomiting. Normal daily intake.Weight changes, noting if changes wereintentional or not, dehydration, dry skin,fluid excess with shortness of breath, oredema in the feet and legs. Dietpractices to promote health.Skin12 |P a g e
History of skin disease (eczema,psoriasis), change in pigmentation,texture or color, change in mole,excessive dryness, sweating, pruritus,hair growth and distribution, excessivebruising.HairRecent loss, change in texture. Nails:change in shape, color or brittlenessHealth promotion: amount of sunexposure, method of self-care for skinand hair.Head and NeckAny unusually frequent or severeheadache, any head injury, dizziness,vertigo, syncope, sinus pain.A history of high or low thyroid hormonelevel.Pain in neck, limitation of motion, lumpsor swelling, enlarged or tender nodes,goiter.EyesDifficulty with vision (decreased activity,blurring, blind spots), eye pain, diplopia(double vision), redness or swelling,watering or discharge, glaucoma,cataracts, photophobia, itching.Use of contact lens or glassesLast eye examination and any changesat that time.EarsWhen vertigo strikes imageA history of ear or hearing problems,hearing loss, and ear infections. Earpain, change in hearing, tinnitus, andvertigo.Last hearing evaluation and results andear protection.Nose and SinusesDischarges and its characteristics, anyunusually frequent or severe colds,sinuspain,nasalobstruction,nosebleeds, allergies or hay fever, prchange in the sense of smell.13 |P a g e
Mouth and ThroatMouth pain, frequent sore throat,bleeding gums, toothache, lesion inmouth and tongue, dysphagia (difficultyin swallowing), hoarseness or voicechange, tonsillectomy, altered taste.Health promotion: pattern of daily dentalcare, use of prostheses (dentures andbridge) and last dental check-up.BreastPain, lump. Nipple discharge, rash,history of breast disease, any surgery onthe breastsHealth promotion: performs breast self-examination(BSE), includingitsfrequency and method used, lastmammogram.AxillaTenderness, lump or swelling, rashRespiratory SystemHistory of lung diseases (asthma,emphysema, bronchitis, pneumonia,tuberculosis)Chest pain with breathingWheezing or noisy breathingShortness of breath, how much activityproduces SOBCough,sputum(color,amount),hemoptysis (coughing up with blood)Toxin or pollution exposureHealth promotion: last chest x-ray studyCardiovascular SystemPrecordial or retrosternal painPalpitationsCyanosis (bluish discoloration of theskin)Dyspnea on exertion (e.g., shortnesswhen walking one flight of stairs, walkingfrom chair to bath, or just talkingOrthopnea (difficulty in breathing whenlying down, relieved by upright position)ParoxysmalNocturnalDyspnea(difficulty in breathing 2-5 hours aftergoing to sleep during the night)EdemaHistory of heart murmur14 |P a g e

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Term
Winter
Professor
prof. omar totong
Tags
Nursing, Activities of daily living, Apgar score

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