Genitourinary Neurological Musculoskeletal Hematologic Lymphatics Psychiatric

Genitourinary neurological musculoskeletal

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Genitourinary, Neurological, Musculoskeletal, Hematologic, Lymphatics, Psychiatric, Endocrinologic, or blood glucose. We also have limited information on cardiovascular, respiratory, skin, and GI. No diagnostics have been ordered or performed. Is the Assessment Supported by the Subjective and Objective Information Given? The diagnosis given of gastroenteritis cannot be confirmed from the information provided as the information provided is incomplete and lacks diagnostic support. A full subjective and objective assessment is needed in addition to diagnostics to confirm a diagnosis of any abnormality or process.
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Diagnostic Testing Urine test for UTI and kidney infection Stool guaiac test looks for blood in the stool sample Imaging: abdominal MRI or CT scan-abnormalities, narrowing, outpouching, tumors, internal bleeding and obstruction, pancreatitis, appendicitis, cancer, diverticulosis, Chron’s disease, and abscesses Barium x-ray can diagnose ulcers, inflammation, and blockage Abdominal ultrasound can diagnose cholecystitis, appendicitis, and gallstones Endoscopy procedures can show gastritis, ulcers, stomach cancer, colon cancer, pancreatic cancer, ulcerative colitis, and gallstones CBC can show infection through elevated white counts Amylase and lipase can show pancreatitis Liver enzymes can be elevated with gallstones Blood with urine can indicate kidney stones Stool white count can indicate intestinal inflammation Accept or Reject Diagnosis? I would not reject or accept the diagnosis until I had all the assessment and diagnostic information for me to review. We cannot make a firm diagnosis until we have all the subjective, objective, and diagnostic information in front of us, nor could we, for the same reasons, reject the
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hypothesis of gastroenteritis. I would only consider it a possibility but not a supported official diagnosis until all information can be presented. Possible Conditions to Consider A. (Assessment) Gastroenteritis is inflammation of the stomach or intestines that can be bacterial or viral, causing diarrhea, abdominal cramping and pain, nausea, vomiting, low-grade fevers, and headaches (Ball et al., 2018). Auscultation of the bowel would indicate hyperactive bowel sounds. It usually self resolves and requires no diagnostic testing. Diverticulitis is when there are inflamed or infected outpouchings in the lining of the intestine, usually the lower part of the intestine (Sethi, 2019). Abdominal pain on the left lower quadrant, fever, nausea, constipation, or diarrhea are S/S. Most commonly occurs in the fourth decade of life or after. They are treated with rest, fluids, and a change of diet. Severe reoccurring cases may require surgery.
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