Discuss the functional anatomy and physiology of a psychiatric mental health patient.

Discuss the functional anatomy and physiology of a psychiatric mental health patient.

Discuss the specific socioeconomic, spiritual, lifestyle, and other cultural factors related to the health of the patient you selected.
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Discuss the functional anatomy and physiology of a psychiatric mental health patient. Which key concepts must a nurse know in order to assess specific functions?

Case 3

Subjective Data

Chief Complaint (CC)

“Annual physical exam”

History of Present Illness (HPI)

23-year-old Native American male comes in to see you because he has been having anxiety and wants something to help him. He has been smoking “pot” and says he drinks to help him too. He tells you he is afraid that he will not get into Heaven if he continues in this lifestyle.

PMH

PSH

Drug Hx

Current Meds: denied

Allergies

No allergies to food or medications.

Family Hx

He has a family history of diabetes, hypertension, and alcoholism.

Review of Systems (ROS)

General

No recent weight gains of losses, fatigue, fever, or chills.

Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose & Throat (HEENT)

Neck

Respiratory

CV

no chest discomfort or palpitations

GI

GU

Integument

history of eczema – not active

MS/Neuro

no syncopal episodes or dizziness, no change in memory or thinking patterns; no twitches or abnormal movements

Objective Data

PE

B/P 158/90; Pulse 88; RR 18; Temp 99.2; Ht 5,7; wt 208; BMI 32.6

General

23-year-old male appears well developed and well-nourished. He is anxious – pacing in the room and fidgeting, but in no acute distress.

HEENT

Atraumatic, normocephalic, PERRLA, EOMI, sclera with mild icterus, nares patent, nasopharynx clear, poor dentition – multiple carries.

Lungs

CTA AP&L

Card

S1S2, +II/VI holosystolic murmur; without rub or gallop

Abd

benign, normoactive bowel sounds x 4; Hepatomegaly 2cm below the costal margin.

GU

Ext

no cyanosis, clubbing or edema

Integument

intact without lesions masses or rashes.

MS

Neuro

No obvious deficits and CN grossly intact II-XII

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