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1. State the purposes of the health history.

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2. Name the four areas of a general survey and list the significant information considered in each of these areas.

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3. Define the terms blood pressure, systolic pressure, diastolic pressure and pulse pressure.

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4. Relate the use of an improper size blood pressure cuff to the possible findings that may be obtained.

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5. List what needs to be noted when assessing a skin lesion.

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6. List the areas of questioning to address during the health history of the cardiovascular system.

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7. List 4 examples of key questions to ask during a health history for the respiratory system.

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8. Name and describe the three (3) types of normal breath sounds:

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9. Describe the tripod position and when is it utilised?

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10. List the common factors that can cause extraneous noise during auscultation.

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11. Describe 2 tests, which can assess cerebellar function.

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12. List the three (3) areas of assessment on the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS).

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13. List the types of subjective data that should be obtained during the abdominal health history.

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14. Discuss inspection of the abdomen, including findings that should be noted.

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15. List the recommended order for the objective examination of a joint.

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16. Identify appropriate history questions regarding a breast assessment.

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17. List teaching points to include when teaching a client testicular self-examination.

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18. List pertinent health history information to be obtained from both male and female clients as part of the genitalia examination.

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19. Several frameworks have been developed to guide the assessment and explore patients’ symptoms such as pain (i.e. PQRSTU and COLDSPA). Select one (1) of these frameworks and indicate what the mnemonic stands for, and include a sample question.

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20. List the measures you can take to enhance abdominal wall relaxation.

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21. List the key questions used to obtain subjective data on a client’s neurological status.

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