Medical Health Essay

1316 words - 6 pages

Associate Level Material
Medical Report

This assignment is for you to create a screening tool for potential hires in your health care facility. As the health care administrator, you would want to ensure that your future employees have a strong understanding of medical reports and medical terminology. You are writing these reports for the applicants to read, interpret, and answer a set of questions you have developed. Refer to the samples of medical records reports on pages (142-144, 196, & 261-263) of the textbook. Each medical record should be completed and contain two questions you would ask of the potential hires.

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• For the Impression/Discussion, indicate the patient diagnosis and what the plan is for his or her. This includes treatment, preventative measure to take, or follow-up.

Templates provided on the following pages.

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|Chapter 3 – Medical Record |
|History of Present Illness |
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|The patient is a 26-year old male who has experienced mild rectal bleeding two days before admission. He has stated that over the |
|last two days he has had an urge to defecate so he has been rushing to the restroom non-stop. Today, the urgencies were too severe |
|so he reported to the emergency room to be seen. |
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|Past Medical History |
|The patient’s medical history contains a few broken bones. A history of allergy illness due to eating peanuts. The patient was |
|presumed healthy up until this point. |
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|Physical Examination |
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|Temperature 99.8, pulse 91, respiratory rate 40, blood pressure 141/91. Patient is settled in bed. With complaints of being |
|uncomfortable. The abdomen is tender. The patient has had blood in his stools and blood was...

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