NR 601 Week 7 Case Study Discussion Health Promotion, Health Protection, Disease Prevention, and Treatment Considerations in End-Of-Life Care (Part-2)

Discussion Part Two (graded)




Physical examination:


Vital Signs: Height:  6’0   Weight: 140 pounds; BMI: 19.0   BP: 156/84  P: 84 regular R: 20


HEENT: normocephalic, symmetric PERRLA, EOMI; poor dentition

NECK: left neck supple; non-palpable lymph nodes; no carotid bruits. Limited ROM


LUNGS: rhonchi in anterior chest bilaterally.


HEART: S1 and S2 audible; regular rate and rhythm


ABDOMEN: active bowel sounds all 4 quadrants; Normal contour; RUQ tenderness; liver palpable


NEUROLOGIC: negative






PSYCH: PHQ-9 is 15


SKIN: oral mucosa irritated-stomatitis




Discussion Part Two:



Summarize the history and results of the physical exam. Discuss the differential diagnosis and rationale for choosing the primary diagnosis. Include one evidence-based journal article that supports your rationale and include a complete treatment plan that includes medications, possible referrals, patient education, ICD 10 Codes, and plan for follow up.