Assessment of the Neurological System

Read the case study below and respond to two of the questions below. Make sure you respond to a classmate as well, before the week ends.

Katherine Trembly is a 67-year-old woman who presents to the neurologist’s office after referral from her PCP (primary care provider) for a seizure.

Subjective Data

PMH: Seizure, hypertension, anxiety
Retired book keeper
C/o being “tired”
Periods of unresponsiveness to verbal stimuli
Objective Data

Vital signs: T 37 degrees Centigrade, P 80, R 18, BP 174/84
Lungs: clear
O2 Sat = 98%
Heart rate regular, + peripheral pulses

What other questions should the nurse ask?
What techniques are helpful to incorporate in assessing a patient in this age group?
What are some of the more common conditions that may cause seizure activity in this age group?
What diagnostic tools will the physician use to diagnose this condition?
What should be included in the plan of care?
APA FORMAT
REFERENCE:Jarvis, C. (2016). Physical examination & health assessment (7th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Saunders.

Chapter 22: Musculoskeletal System
pp. 577–619 (Structure, Function, Subjective and Objective Data, Documentation and Critical Thinking)
Chapter 23: Neurologic System
pp. 633–676 (Structure, Function, Subjective and Objective Data, Documentation and Critical Thinking)

 
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