History of a Patient
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This paper provides a scenario of a nurse's history taking regarding a hypothetical patient. This patient is a 10 year old African American boy who presents with obesity and juvenile diabetes symptoms. This paper includes the patient's personal history, assessment plan, social assessment, a temporary teaching plan, referrals to nutritionists and prescriptions, patient progress during a follow up appointment, and a conclusion.
From the Paper:"The following paper is a scenario detailing my assessment of a patient named Cameron. He is 10 years old. He is about to be diagnosed with the onset of juvenile diabetes. The paper will include an assessment of Cameron's physical milestones, his gross motor skills, his fine motor skills, his language development, and his social development for his particular age group. My Patient My patient's name is Cameron. He is a boy, 10 years of age and of African American descent who has presented to the pediatric clinic with a body mass index of 45 and a blood glucose level of 450. Cameron's body mass index is especially troubling, as it reveals that he is morbidly obese (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 2005). "
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