perception of health
can you tell me what you believe is going to happen in your admission today?
have you had any previous admission to hospital?
tell me why your doctor is having you admitted to the hospital today.current health status
what did you do prior to today's admission in an attempt to correct this problem?
what other health problems have you had in the past?
how would u rate you current health on a scale of 1-10? why?
have there been any abnormalities in your health recently?
tell me about the other medical problems you have/ have and what you have been doing for them.sleep/rest habits
what medications are you taking and are you allergic to any medications or foods?
do you have any problems with sleep at night? such as waking up restless during the night? or waking up with sore muscles?
do you have any difficulties in falling to sleep?
tell me about your sleep. how many hours a night do you sleep? is this uninterrupted sleep?elimination
how many pillows do you use? is your positioning important?
do you feel any discomfort when using the toilet?
have u noticed any abnormalities in you urine or stool?
describe for me how often and any problems you have with urination or having a bowel movement.activities of daily living?
do you use any medications and treatments to help you urinate or have a bm?
how do you feel when mobilising at home, or performing physical tasks such as cleaning and personal hygiene?
do you feel any abnormalities when performing daily activities?
describe to me your level of physically activity during a typical day.social
are you satisfied with it? do you think it could be better? has it changed recently?
what do you enjoy doing during you personal time?
are you always aware of personal safety during your personal time?
tell me what you do to occupy your time when you are alone and by yourself.nutritional/diet
tell me about your family and friends and how they feel about your health.
how many meals do have on a daily basis?
how would you say how healthy you diet is?, why?
describe for me what types of food you eat on a typical day.
do you have any difficulty with eating or preparing your food?
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