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  1. When assessing the Breast & Genetalia, what is the symptom analysis?
    • Lumps
    • Discharge
    • Family Hx
    • Breast disease
    • Menstrual hx
    • Pregnancy hx
    • Diet
    • BSE
    • Risk Factors
  2. When doing inspection of a patient for a breast exam, what positions are acceptable?
    • -Seated
    • arms at side

    • -Seated
    • arm over head

    • -Seated
    • hands on hip

    • -Supine
    • with arm raised on exam side
  3. What is the nurse/physician assessing during a breast exam?
    Symmetry

    Pigmentation

    Contour

    Texture

    Venous patterns

    Dermatological variations
  4. What are some warning signs/concerns seen during a breast exam?
    • *Retraction
    • *Dimpling
    • *Lumps
    • *Discharge
  5. What do you note while assessing the areola?
    •   Pigmentation
    •   Shape
    •   Montgomery tubercles
    •   Size
    •   Texture
    •   Lesions
  6. What do you note when assessing the nipple?
    •   Shape
    •   Color
    •   Texture
    •   Eversion
    •   Discharge
  7. What areas do you perform breast palpation?
    • -Tail of Spence
    • -Areolae
    • -Nipples
    • -Lymph nodes
    • -Axillary nodes
  8. Breast Exam Methods:
    • --Wedge
    • --Circle
    • --Vertical strip
  9. What do you palpate for a male's breast exam:
    • --Nodes
    • --Breast tissue
    • --Gynecomastia
  10. Anatomy of Female Genitalia:
    • External Genitalia:
    •  Mon pubis
    •  Labia minora
    •  Labia majora
    •  Clitoris
    •  Vaginal orifice
    •  Urethral opening
  11. Things to inquire/ask a female patient during breast/genitalia assessment:
    • -Health Hx
    • -Menstrual hx
    • -Sexual hx/Contraceptives
    • -Pregnancy hx
    • -Previous pelvic exams
    • -Vaginal discharge
    • -Hx cancer
  12. What do you palpate during a female genitalia assessment?
    •  Vulva
    •   Labia
    •   Bartholin’s glands
  13. Anatomy of Male Genitalia:
    • --Penis
    • --Testes
    • --Epididymis
    • --Scrotum
    • --Prostate
    • --Seminal Vesicles
  14. What to inquire/ask male patient while doing a genitalia assessment:
    • Rectal exams
    • TSE
    • Hx STDs
    • Penis discharge
    • Difficulty urinating
    • Incontinence
    • Erectile dysfunction
  15. What part of the male do you palpate?
    Testes
  16. When doing a rectum assessment, what history information is needed about the patient?
    • Health Hx
    • Bowel habits
    • Blood
    • Family hx
    • Hemorrhoid hx
    • Sexual practice
  17. What do you palpate during rectum assessment?
    • Sphincter tone
    • Skin integrity
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Stool abnormalities

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