Health Assessment Final Review Exam
Must have 78% to pass between both exams
Always go with the text book
MENTAL ASSESSMENT (Ch 5 pgs 64-78)
What does orientation to person, place, and time assess? When you perform assessment, what exactly are you look
Chapter 21 & 22
Cardio & PVS
- chest pain,
C Character: how does
it feel, look etc
O Onset (When; is it
Any contraindications to ROM (ie knee
Accidents, Trauma, & Surgery
Cardio and PVS
Assessment: Collecting Subjective data
o Chief complaint: comes in with chest pain; palpitations: COLDSPA
o Do a brief health history and family hx
o Lifestyle and health practices
One glass of wine/beer a day is good for your cholesterol
Chapter 14 - 18
Subjective Data (Health History)
Changes in lesion
Hair loss or changes
Lifestyle and health
sun or chemicals
Objective data: Inspection
Leads to changes
Discuss specific assessment questions/techniques that would help lead to proper diagnosis.
Provide one evidence-based article to support current guidelines for the diagnosis you choose (provide
reference in APA format).
Post your original response by the
As a person that experiences unilateral headaches to the right Parietal area.
These headaches have been a problem for many years that were never truly
diagnosed as cluster headaches. The diagnostics for this disorder is vague.
Headaches diaries and person
Migraine is the most common headache disorder, with a 1-year prevalence rate of around 10% overall, ranging from
4.5-6% in men and 14.5-18% in women (Peng, 2012). Migraines are very difficult to diagnose. There are many
different tools including the Visua
Abstract: Abdominal pain is a common complaint encountered in primary care and in
the ED. Varying levels of pain dictate the immediacy of the intervention. Time is vital
when making the decision to initiate therapeutic interventions. A comp
Cranial Nerve XII: Hypoglossal Nerve
1. Listen to articulation
2. Inspect tongue in mouth for atrophy (wasting) and fasciculations (twitching).
3. Protrude tongue: look for unilateral deviation to affected side.
The hypoglossal nerve is a somatic motor ne