thank you guys for your input so as i was going through different example of critical thinking i came up with different questions to ask myself here there are. please let me know what you guys think of these questions and if i should change any of them or tweak it
What is the CC?
What did the doctor diagnose the pt with? And how does it relate to the symptom?
How are we the treating the symptoms of the pt?
Does the pt have any past medical history? And if so, are they taking any medications to help with PMH?
What is the current problem(pathophysiology)? And why do we want to solve this problem(what can it lead to)?
What is the priority for the patients? And why is this a priority over the other problems the pt is presenting?
What are the goals for this pt? what are your goals for the pt? think critically
What assessment will be done on this pt?
What is the status of the pt- incontinence, can't walk, pain, any dietary cautions? Ask nurse and pt
Is there anything else that I should know about my pt before I walk into their room?