unit 2- health assessment

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  1. which step of the nursing process is the health history obtained?
    obtained during client interview during... yup that is right the assessment step
  2. name some theraputic communication techniques
    • active listening- shows client has full undivided attention
    • open-ended questions- used to initially encourage the cleint to tell their story
    • clarifying- allows nurse to question client about specific details
    • summarizing- allows client to validate story
  3. name the components of the health history.
    • demographics
    • source of history
    • cheif concern
    • history of present illness
    • past health history and current
    • family history
    • social history
    • health promotion
  4. name some things assessed in demographic stage
    • name, address, phone #
    • gender
    • birth date and age
    • race and ethnic origin
    • marital status
    • occupation
    • fmaily/significant others
  5. which of the following is an effective technique to use when interviewing a client?
    A. start the interview w/ "nonthreatning" topic
    B. have the client fill out a printed nursing hsitory form
    C. ask questions word for word from the history form
    D. use only nondirective questions
    C. start the interview w/ "nonthreatning" topic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. The history of the present illness is
    A. information about family members w/ the same health problem
    B. extensive info about a body system
    C. the primary care provider's report of the client
    D. chronological description of the client's cheif concern
    D. chronological description of the client's cheif concern
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. A client expresses concern to the nurse over the confidentiaity of the info she is providing during her health history. the nurse should respond by telling the client
    A. not to worry about anything
    B. confidential piece of info about herself
    C. exactly w/ whom the info will be shared
    D. that it is required for her to give any info that is requested
    C. exactly w/ whom the info will be shared
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. which of the following is the most important reason for a nurse to obtain a health hx from a clein who has just been admitted to the medical unit
    A. client's health hx must be doc for insurance reimbursement
    B. health hx assists the primary care provider to categorize cleints w/ similar health promotion
    C. the health history gives the nurse an opportunity to provide ehalth promtion teaching
    D. the client's health history facilitates development of a mutually agreed upon plan of care
    D. the client's health history facilitates development of a mutually agreed upon plan of care
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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