Discussion Week 3 Health assessment

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Skin, Eye, & Ear Disorders


For this Discussion, you will take on the role of a clinician who is building a health history for one of the following cases. Your instructor will assign you your case number.

Case 2
Chief Complaint
(CC)
A 45-year-old female presents with a complaint of an itchy red rash on her arms and legs for about two weeks.
Subjective She has been going on a daily basis to the local YMCA with children for Summer camp.
Objective Data
VS ( (T) 98.3°F; (RR) 18; (HR) 70, regular; (BP) 118/74
General healthy-appearing female in no acute distress
HEENT EYES: no injection, no increase in lacrimation or purulent drainage;
EARS: normal
TM: Normal

Skin CTA AP&L
Neck/Throat mild edema with inflammation located on forearms, upper arms, and chest wall, thighs and knees; primary lesions are a macular papular rash with secondary linear excoriations on forearms and legs

Once you received your case number, answer the following questions:

  1. What other subjective data would you obtain?
  2. What other objective findings would you look for?
  3. What diagnostic exams do you want to order?
  4. Name 3 differential diagnoses based on this patient presenting symptoms?
  5. Give rationales for your each differential diagnosis.

Submission Instructions:

  • Your instructor will assign you your case number and you will post on the case number you have been assigned.
  • You will reply to the other two case studies (One of each).
  • Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted and cited in current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources.

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