I'm new to this discussion board/forum and brand new in nursing (3 weeks old
and have never done assessment before except reading my fundamentals book about the nursing process. I am looking for help with my case studies which are due friday morning Please: Mr. boone is a 76 year old male with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). He has not had enough money to fill his RX for several weeks. Consequently, he has been on your medical unit for four days.
You are about to begin your physical assessment on Mr boone this morning and you hear him coughing as you enter the room.
List the data you need to obtain. Do not forget subjective as well as objective data. Indicate a rationale for obtaining each data itme.
What "equipment" would assist in your data collection (not sure what they're asking me here)
what are the priority (main) needs /problems for this client? Do not forget psychosocial aspects