Nursing Assessment

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dsennavongsa
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Nursing Assessment
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2012-05-04 00:19:51
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NUR 151: Nursing Assessment Process
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  1. Why is a health history important?
    • -Covers some of the same topic as the medical history
    • -Provides guidance for care
    • -Includes subjective and objective data
  2. What do we look in a health history?
    • -Physical
    • -Mental
    • -Spiritual
    • -Socioeconomic
    • -Cultural Status
  3. What information is gathered in a health history?
    • -Biographical information (DOB, Religion)
    • -Chief Complaint (Reason for seeking help)
    • -History of Present Illness (Length, Affect on health)
    • -Perception of health status ("Will I ever be normal?"
    • -Expectations for care (providers)
    • -Past medical history (diseases)

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