Health & Medical Risk Assessment for Angina Patient Case Study

Health & Medical Risk Assessment for Angina Patient Case Study

80 year old white male with angina lives on a farm 80 miles away from a healthcare center

How would your communication and interview techniques      for building a health history differ with each patient?

How might you target your questions for building a      health history based on the patient’s social determinants of health?

What risk assessment instruments would be appropriate      to use with each patient, or what questions would you ask each patient to      assess his or her health risks? Health & Medical Risk Assessment for Angina Patient Case Study

 

 

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  • Identify any potential health-related risks based upon      the patient’s age, gender, ethnicity, or environmental setting that should      be taken into consideration.

Select one of the risk assessment      instruments presented in Chapter 1 or Chapter 5 of the Seidel’s      Guide to Physical Examination text, or another tool with which      you are familiar, related to your selected patient.

  • Develop at least five targeted      questions you would ask your selected patient to assess his or her health      risks and begin building a health history.
  • Post a summary of the interview and a description of the communication techniques you would use with your assigned patient. Explain why you would use these techniques. Identify the risk assessment instrument you selected, and justify why it would be applicable to the selected patient. Provide at least five targeted questions you would ask the patient. Health & Medical Risk Assessment for Angina Patient Case Study