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Hello, this task is for health assessment, specifically for the respiratory system. PLEASE Complete ALL patient history from page 1 to page 3; All patient physical exam questions must be answered on the right side which is blank. DO NOT do the last part of Nursing Diagnoses and Collaboration Problems. The teacher does NOT want the answers to be this is just normal and you should briefly describe each answer you give on the right side of each question that is asked on the left side. YOU MUST CREATE A CLINICAL CASE that is consistent with what the teacher is asking, and the clinical case must be from a patient with a respiratory diagnosis. Please must fill in all the fields, do not leave anything blank except Diagnoses and Collaboration Problems.

The bibliography is Physical Examination and Health Assessment 6th Edition by Carolyn Jarvis

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Student Laboratory Guide Chapter 12: Lungs and Respiratory System

With your lab partner assuming the role of a client, conduct a focused history and examination. Your “student client” may role-play a client with a particular respiratory symptom.

History Name: M F

Gender: Age: Race: LMP:

Occupation:

Source of Data:

Immunizations:

Allergies/Reactions:

Presenting Problem (check all that apply):

Cough

Shortness of breath

Chest pain with breathing

Other:________

Symptom Analysis of Presenting Problem (location, quality, quantity, chronology, setting, associated manifestations, aggravating and alleviating factors, treatment) Present Health Status (include medications, dose, and frequency, or use of oxygen or breathing equipment at home) Past Medical and Surgical History (include description and dates) Family History Social Habits

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Chapter 12 Lungs and Respiratory System Page 2

Examination

Examination Technique Findings (document findings below)

INSPECT the client for general appearance, posture, and breathing effort.

OBSERVE respirations for rate and quality, breathing pattern, and chest expansion.

INSPECT the client’s nail, skin, and lips for color.

Posterior Thorax

INSPECT the posterior thorax for shape and symmetry, and muscle development.

AUSCULTATE the posterior and lateral thorax for breath sounds.

Anterior Thorax

INSPECT the anterior thorax for shape and symmetry, muscle development, anteroposterior diameter to lateral diameter, and costal angle.

AUSCULTATE the anterior thorax for breath sounds.

Advanced Practice and Special Circumstances

Posterior Thorax Lateral

PALPATE posterior thoracic muscles for tenderness, bulges, and symmetry.

PALPATE the posterior chest wall for thoracic expansion.

PALPATE the posterior thorax wall for vocal (tactile) fremitus (advanced practice).

PERCUSS the posterior and lateral thorax for tone (advanced practice).

PERCUSS the thorax for diaphragmatic (respiratory) excursion (advanced practice).

AUSCULTATE the thorax for vocal sounds (vocal resonance)

(advanced practice).

Breathing Effort/Quality

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Chapter 12 Lungs and Respiratory System Page 3

Anterior Thorax

PALPATE the trachea for position. PALPATE the anterior thoracic muscles

for tenderness, bulges, and symmetry.

PALPATE the anterior chest wall for thoracic expansion.

PALPATE the anterior thorax wall for vocal (tactile) fremitus (advanced practice).

PERCUSS the anterior thorax for tone (advanced practice).

Nursing Diagnoses and Collaborative Problems

Based on the subjective and objective data collected above, identify applicable nursing diagnoses and collaborative problems

Nursing Diagnoses Collaborative Problems

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