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31 terms
Health assessment
assess general appearance
head and face, hair , cranium
Inspect face expression and symmetry
TMJ/Temporal artery/maxillary sinus
Skin appears uniform , no lesions assessed
Head and face symmetrical bilaterally, cranium is uniform and…
Face is symmetrical, no drooping. ... Malia can you raise your e…
Temporal artery 2+bilaterally. TMJ, no clicks or crepitus. Cr…
assess general appearance
Skin appears uniform , no lesions assessed
head and face, hair , cranium
Head and face symmetrical bilaterally, cranium is uniform and…
21 terms
Health Assessment Chapter 13 Vocabulary
Anterior triangle
Bruit
Caput succedaneum
Cephalhematoma
Lies in front, between the sternomastoid and the midline of…
Soft, pulsatile, whooshing, blowing sound heard best with th…
Edematous swelling and ecchymosis of the presenting part of…
Subperiosteal hemorrhage, which is also a result of birth tr…
Anterior triangle
Lies in front, between the sternomastoid and the midline of…
Bruit
Soft, pulsatile, whooshing, blowing sound heard best with th…
119 terms
Health Assessment
ABCDE
Acne
arochodons
acrocyanosis
asymmetry, border, color variation, diameter, and elevation/e…
increase in sebaceous gland = oiliness
skin tags, overgrowths of normal skin
bluish color around the lips, hands, feet, and nails.
ABCDE
asymmetry, border, color variation, diameter, and elevation/e…
Acne
increase in sebaceous gland = oiliness
153 terms
Health Assessment
4 steps to communication
subjective data
Example of subjective data
objective data
1. courtesy... 2. comfort... 3. connection... 4. confirmation
what a person says about themself -> purpose of CHH
My BP was 118/90 yesterday
what you observe through measurement, inspection, palpation,…
4 steps to communication
1. courtesy... 2. comfort... 3. connection... 4. confirmation
subjective data
what a person says about themself -> purpose of CHH
160 terms
Health Assessment Vocabulary
Assessment
Critical Thinking
Environment
Evidence-Based Practice
The collection of data about an individual's health state
Simultaneously problem solving while self-improving one's own…
The total of all the conditions and elements that make up the…
A systematic approach emphasizing the best research evidence,…
Assessment
The collection of data about an individual's health state
Critical Thinking
Simultaneously problem solving while self-improving one's own…
145 terms
Health Assessment Vocabulary Words
Urgency
Incontinence
Enuresis
Oliguria
strong feeling of having to urinate
inability to hold urine (several different types)
lack of control in urination; bed-wetting and incontinence
small amount of urine (< 30ml/hr)
Urgency
strong feeling of having to urinate
Incontinence
inability to hold urine (several different types)
198 terms
ASSESSMENT ONE: Health Assessment
Macule
Papule
Plaque
Vesicle
solely a color change, flat, and circumscribed ... <1 cm... exampl…
Something you can feel casued by superfical thickening in the…
Papules coalesce to form surface elevation wider than 1 cm... e…
filled with serous fluid ... superficial < 1 cm... examples: herpe…
Macule
solely a color change, flat, and circumscribed ... <1 cm... exampl…
Papule
Something you can feel casued by superfical thickening in the…
34 terms
Health Assessment vocabulary
malaise
eczema
psoriasis
pruritus
general feeling of discomfort, illness, or lack of well-being
broadly applied to a range of persistent skin conditions. The…
skin disease that causes itchy or sore patches of thick, red…
severe itching of the skin, as a symptom of various ailments
malaise
general feeling of discomfort, illness, or lack of well-being
eczema
broadly applied to a range of persistent skin conditions. The…
145 terms
PBA Health Assessment Vocabulary
HOB
Fowler's
Semi-Fowler's
high Fowler's
Head of Bed
head of bed raised to a 45 degrees
head of bed raised to 30 degrees
head of bed raised to 60 degrees
HOB
Head of Bed
Fowler's
head of bed raised to a 45 degrees
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Health Assessment Vocabulary
Data Base
Subjective data
Objective Data
Medical History vs. Family History
Subjective data + objective data + records + laboratory studies
What the patient says about himself or herself during the his…
What you as the health care provider observe by inspecting, p…
Is the persons personal medical history and family history ar…
Data Base
Subjective data + objective data + records + laboratory studies
Subjective data
What the patient says about himself or herself during the his…
80 terms
Health Assessment Vocabulary
Up Arrow
Down Arrow
Triangle
~
Increase
Decrease
Change
Approximately
Up Arrow
Increase
Down Arrow
Decrease
32 terms
(health assessment) Review Vocabulary
Arrhythmia
Cardiac Output
Lymphedema
Erbs point
Abnormal heart rhythm
(CO) The volume of blood pumped out of the heart in one minut…
a type of swelling wich occurs in lymphatic tissue when exces…
located in the third intercostal space just to the left of th…
Arrhythmia
Abnormal heart rhythm
Cardiac Output
(CO) The volume of blood pumped out of the heart in one minut…
60 terms
Health Assessment
Aortic Listening Point
Pulmonic Listening Point
Tricuspid Listening Point
Mitral Listening Point
2nd Inter Costal Space Right of Sternum
2nd Left Intercostal Space
4th Intercostal Space left of sternum
5th Intercostal Space Mid Clavicular Line
Aortic Listening Point
2nd Inter Costal Space Right of Sternum
Pulmonic Listening Point
2nd Left Intercostal Space
36 terms
Health Assessment
Braden Scale
Symptom Analysis
What does P stand for in PQRSTUA?
What does Q stand for in PQRSTUA?
A scale which evaluates a person for pressure ulcer risk; Ran…
Systematic way to collect data about the history and status o…
Provocative/Palliative.... What cause the symptom?... What make it…
Quality.... How would you describe the symptom?
Braden Scale
A scale which evaluates a person for pressure ulcer risk; Ran…
Symptom Analysis
Systematic way to collect data about the history and status o…
13 terms
Health Assessment Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Acculturation
Cultural and Linguistic Competence
Cultural Care
Culture
process of social and physiological exchanges with encounters…
a set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that co…
professional health care that is culturally sensitive, approp…
the nonphysical attributes of a person--The thoughts, communi…
Acculturation
process of social and physiological exchanges with encounters…
Cultural and Linguistic Competence
a set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that co…
29 terms
health assessment cardiovascular vocabulary
endocardium
myocardium
pericardium
ischemia
layer of cells in the heart closest to the blood
heart muscle
membrane surrounding the heart
decreased blood flow to an area
endocardium
layer of cells in the heart closest to the blood
myocardium
heart muscle
30 terms
health assessment skin vocabulary
lesion
primary skin lesion
secondary skin lesion
macule
any structural abnormality
lesion arising from normal skin
lesion arising from changes in a primary lesion
colored area <0.5 cm diameter
lesion
any structural abnormality
primary skin lesion
lesion arising from normal skin
230 terms
Jarvis HealthAssessment Vocabulary
dysphagia
dysarthria
dysphasia
dysphonia
difficulty swallowing
distorted speech: difficult or unclear articulation of speech…
deficiency in the generation of speech, and sometimes also in…
abnormal volume/pitch
dysphagia
difficulty swallowing
dysarthria
distorted speech: difficult or unclear articulation of speech…
230 terms
Jarvis HealthAssessment Vocabulary
dysphagia
dysarthria
dysphasia
dysphonia
difficulty swallowing
distorted speech: difficult or unclear articulation of speech…
deficiency in the generation of speech, and sometimes also in…
abnormal volume/pitch
dysphagia
difficulty swallowing
dysarthria
distorted speech: difficult or unclear articulation of speech…
18 terms
Health Assessment Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Assessment
Biomedical Model
Complete Data Base
Critical Thinking
the collection of data about an individual's health state
the Western European/North American tradition that views heal…
a complete health history and full physical examination
simultaneously problem solving while self-improving one's own…
Assessment
the collection of data about an individual's health state
Biomedical Model
the Western European/North American tradition that views heal…
16 terms
Health Assessment Chapter 11 Vocabulary
Android Obesity
Anthropometry
Body Mass Index (BMI)
Diet History
excess body fat that is placed predominantly within the abdom…
measurement of the body (e.g. height, weight, circumferences,…
weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared ; val…
a detailed record of dietary intake obtainable from 24-hour r…
Android Obesity
excess body fat that is placed predominantly within the abdom…
Anthropometry
measurement of the body (e.g. height, weight, circumferences,…
24 terms
Health Assessment Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Ad Hoc Interpreter
Animism
Avoidance Language
Clarification
using a patient's family member, friend, or child as interpre…
imagining that inanimate objects (e.g. a blood pressure cuff)…
the use of euphemisms to avoid reality or to hide feelings
examiner's response used when the patient's word choice is am…
Ad Hoc Interpreter
using a patient's family member, friend, or child as interpre…
Animism
imagining that inanimate objects (e.g. a blood pressure cuff)…
17 terms
Health Assessment Chapter 10 Vocabulary
Acute Pain
Allodynia
Breakthrough Pain
Chronic (persistent) Pain
short-term, self-limiting, often predictable trajectory; stop…
experience of pain after a normally nonpainful tactile (e.g.…
pain restarts or escalates before next scheduled analgesic dose
pain continues for 6 months or longer after initial injury
Acute Pain
short-term, self-limiting, often predictable trajectory; stop…
Allodynia
experience of pain after a normally nonpainful tactile (e.g.…
Health assessment vocabulary
Critical thinking
Evidence-based nursing
Nursing process
Ethnicity
Thinking that is clear, open-minded, rational, and informed b…
Making quality decisions bas upon personal clinical expertise…
Series of steps to provide the best care for the patient. Fiv…
The state of belonging to a social group that has a common na…
Critical thinking
Thinking that is clear, open-minded, rational, and informed b…
Evidence-based nursing
Making quality decisions bas upon personal clinical expertise…
300 terms
Health Assessment vocabulary
physical assessment
Obtain baseline data ... Identify nursing…
Comprehensive physical assessment
Focused physical assessment
consists of the techniques used to gather objective data abou…
What are the purposes of the physical examination?
includes a health history interview and a complete head-to-to…
pertains to a particular topic, problem, body part, or functi…
physical assessment
consists of the techniques used to gather objective data abou…
Obtain baseline data ... Identify nursing…
What are the purposes of the physical examination?
41 terms
Health assessment vocabulary
ottis media
ottis externa
meniere's disease
presbyopia
infection of the middle ear
swimmers ear- inflammation of the internal and external ear c…
inner ear disease that affect balance, hearing
eye difficulty with accommodation due to digression of ciliar…
ottis media
infection of the middle ear
ottis externa
swimmers ear- inflammation of the internal and external ear c…
10 terms
health assessment positioning vocabulary
HOB
fowlers
semi fowlers
high fowlers
head of bead
head of bed raised to 45 degrees
head of bed raised to 30 degrees
head of bed raised to 60 degrees
HOB
head of bead
fowlers
head of bed raised to 45 degrees
29 terms
Health Assessment Cardiovascular and PVT Vocabulary
Allen test
Aortic Valve
Apex
Apical impulse
test to determine whether the patency of the radial or ulnar…
between the left ventricle and the aorta.
formed by the left ventricle, so it is essentially the most i…
is the pulse felt at the point of maximum impulse (PMI), whic…
Allen test
test to determine whether the patency of the radial or ulnar…
Aortic Valve
between the left ventricle and the aorta.
18 terms
health assessment respiratory vocabulary
bradypnea
tachypnea
dyspnea
eupnea
breathing rate < 12 breaths per minute
breathing rate >20 breaths per minute
difficulty breathing
breathing normally
bradypnea
breathing rate < 12 breaths per minute
tachypnea
breathing rate >20 breaths per minute
15 terms
health assessment gastrointestinal vocabulary
dyspepsia
GERD
reflux
emesis
upper abdominal discomfort "indigestion"
gastroesophageal reflux disease "heartburn"
backwards flow
vomit
dyspepsia
upper abdominal discomfort "indigestion"
GERD
gastroesophageal reflux disease "heartburn"
22 terms
health assessment neurological vocabulary
ataxia
apraxia
vertigo
paresis
defective muscular coordination manifested when attempting vo…
inability to perform purposeful movement
sensation of moving in space or having environment move aroun…
partial or incomplete paralysis
ataxia
defective muscular coordination manifested when attempting vo…
apraxia
inability to perform purposeful movement
69 terms
Health Assessment Vocabulary
apnea
bradypnea
tachypnea
orthopnea
cessation of breathing
slow breathing ... hypoventilation of less than 12 breaths/min
rapid breathing ... hyperventilation of over 20 breaths/min
cannot lie flat without breathing difficulty... gravity is push…
apnea
cessation of breathing
bradypnea
slow breathing ... hypoventilation of less than 12 breaths/min
510 terms
Health Assessment Vocabulary
Assessment
Biomedical Model
Complete Database
Critical Thinking
Collection of data about an individual's health state
Western Europe/North American tradition that views health as…
A complete health history & full physical exam
Simultaneously problem-solving while improving one's own thin…
Assessment
Collection of data about an individual's health state
Biomedical Model
Western Europe/North American tradition that views health as…
80 terms
Health Assessment Vocabulary
Bradycardia
Tachycardia
Alopecia
Bulla
Heart rate fewer than 50-60 BPM in adult
Heart rate greater than 95 BPM in adult
baldness; hair loss
elevated free fluid filled cavity, >1cm
Bradycardia
Heart rate fewer than 50-60 BPM in adult
Tachycardia
Heart rate greater than 95 BPM in adult
177 terms
Health Assessment Vocabulary
alopecia
bulla
crust
cyanosis
baldness; hair loss
elevated cavity containing free fluid larger than 1 cm in dia…
thick, dried out exudate left on skin when vesicles or pustul…
dusky blue color to skin or mucous membranes as a result of i…
alopecia
baldness; hair loss
bulla
elevated cavity containing free fluid larger than 1 cm in dia…
Health Assessment Vocabulary terms
Acuity
Assessment
Clues
Disease Prevention
The degree of illness considered in patient classifications d…
First stage of the nursing process, in which data about the p…
Something that serves to guide or direct in the solution of a…
Section of health care in which the aim is prevention of dise…
Acuity
The degree of illness considered in patient classifications d…
Assessment
First stage of the nursing process, in which data about the p…
220 terms
Health Assessment in Nursing- VOCABULARY
ADLs
adrenarche
adventitious breath sounds
alopecia
activities of daily living
adrenocortical maturation, which occurs during puberty
abnormal breath sounds heard during auscultation of the lung…
hair loss
ADLs
activities of daily living
adrenarche
adrenocortical maturation, which occurs during puberty
52 terms
Health Assessment Neurologic Assessment
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Frontal lobe
Motor Cortex
-Brain ... -Spinal Cord
-12 pairs cranial nerves ... -31 pairs spinal nerves... -Ganglia
Judgement, Foresight, and voluntary movement ... -Smell
Movement
Central Nervous System
-Brain ... -Spinal Cord
Peripheral Nervous System
-12 pairs cranial nerves ... -31 pairs spinal nerves... -Ganglia
33 terms
Health Assessment Vocabulary
apnea
bradypnea
dyspnea
hyperventilation
temporary suspension of breathing
abnormal slowness of respiration
difficulty/ labored breathing
excessive ventilation of CO2
apnea
temporary suspension of breathing
bradypnea
abnormal slowness of respiration
151 terms
Health Assessment Vocabulary
Subjective Data
Objective Data
Review of Systems
Chief Compliant
Data gathered from the patient. It is what they say
Data gathered from a physical. It is what the provider sees,…
systemic focused questions regarding most common symptoms spe…
aka chief concern; reason of seeking care; best stted as dire…
Subjective Data
Data gathered from the patient. It is what they say
Objective Data
Data gathered from a physical. It is what the provider sees,…
139 terms
HEALTH ASSESSMENT MIDTERM
Principles of physical assessment
BMI risk categories
How do you properly weigh a patient
Normal temperature
Privacy... Organization ... Clean hands/ stethoscope... Begin with ht,…
<18 = underweight... 18-25 = normal... 25-30= overweight... >30= obese
...
98.6-37 celsius
Principles of physical assessment
Privacy... Organization ... Clean hands/ stethoscope... Begin with ht,…
BMI risk categories
<18 = underweight... 18-25 = normal... 25-30= overweight... >30= obese
140 terms
CHapter3 Health Assessment
Why do you need a health history?
What do you need for a successful inte…
Sending Information
Receiving Information
It is important in beginning to identify the peron's ehalth s…
1)gather complete and accurate data about health state, inclu…
verbal and nonverbal communication
the receiver attaches meaning determined by his or her past e…
Why do you need a health history?
It is important in beginning to identify the peron's ehalth s…
What do you need for a successful inte…
1)gather complete and accurate data about health state, inclu…
158 terms
Ongoing Health Assessment vocabulary
peduculated
exudate
anular
arciform
attachment at the base. (think nails and nail beds)
fluid, cells, or other substances that have been slowly exude…
describing a ring shaped lesion surrounding a clear, normal,…
bow shaped
peduculated
attachment at the base. (think nails and nail beds)
exudate
fluid, cells, or other substances that have been slowly exude…
24 terms
Chapter 3 Health Assessment
Ad hoc interpreter
Animism
Avoidance language
clarification
using a patients family member, friend, or child as interpret…
imagining that inanimate objects (blood pressure cuff) come a…
the use of euphemisms to avoid reality or to hide feelings
examiners response used when the patients word choice is ambi…
Ad hoc interpreter
using a patients family member, friend, or child as interpret…
Animism
imagining that inanimate objects (blood pressure cuff) come a…
19 terms
Health Assessment Vocabulary 1
Nursing Assessment
Assessment Phase of Nursing Process ha…
Nursing Diagnosis
Planning
The first and most critical step of the nursing process.... The…
1.) Collection of subjective data... 2.) Collection of objective…
Analyzing subjective and objective data to make a professiona…
Determining outcome criteria and developing a plan.
Nursing Assessment
The first and most critical step of the nursing process.... The…
Assessment Phase of Nursing Process ha…
1.) Collection of subjective data... 2.) Collection of objective…
45 terms
Health Assessment Vocabulary unit 4
Bruit
cephalic
PERRLA
strabismus
An adventitious sound of venous or arterial origin heard on a…
pertaining to the head
pupils clear equal, round, reactive to light and accommodation
a disorder of the eye in which optic axes cannot be directed…
Bruit
An adventitious sound of venous or arterial origin heard on a…
cephalic
pertaining to the head
25 terms
Health Assessment Abdomen Vocabulary
anorexia nervosa
ascites
borborygmus
bruit
a lack or loss of appetite for food, obsessive desire to lose…
the accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal cavity, causing a…
a rumbling or gurgling noise made by the movement of fluid an…
indicates turbulent blood flow, as found in constricted, abno…
anorexia nervosa
a lack or loss of appetite for food, obsessive desire to lose…
ascites
the accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal cavity, causing a…
308 terms
Health Assessment Exam 2
What kind of reflex is the corneal ref…
Cranial Nerve 1
What does the Olfactory nerve do?
Cranial Nerve 2
B. Superficial... A deep tendon reflex is the patellar or knee…
Olfactory
It is a sensory nerve thats function is smell
Optic
What kind of reflex is the corneal ref…
B. Superficial... A deep tendon reflex is the patellar or knee…
Cranial Nerve 1
Olfactory
107 terms
Health assessment
Differentiate between subjective and o…
Describe the components of the health…
define OLD CARTS
Define the various techniques used in…
subjective is what the patient says, objective is what I can…
demographics, chief complaint, history of present illness, fa…
Onset, Location, Duration, Characteristics, Aggravating facto…
inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation
Differentiate between subjective and o…
subjective is what the patient says, objective is what I can…
Describe the components of the health…
demographics, chief complaint, history of present illness, fa…
183 terms
Health Assessment
Initial Comprehensive Assessment
Ongoing/Partial Assessment
Focused/Problem Oriented Assessment
Emergency Assessment
collection of subjective data about the client's perception o…
Data collection that occurs after the comprehensive database…
When a comprehensive assessment/database exists for a client…
Rapid assessment performed in life threatening situations. Ne…
Initial Comprehensive Assessment
collection of subjective data about the client's perception o…
Ongoing/Partial Assessment
Data collection that occurs after the comprehensive database…
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