TOPIC: LOWER BACK PAINASSOCIATED WITH CHRONIC OSTEOARTHRITIS
Mr Shepherd’s health was impactedbyLower back pain associated with chronicosteoarthritis.
As a part of health assessments, Nurseconductedfollowing health checks:
GLUCO COMA SCALE (GCS)
BLOOD GLUCOSE LEVEL (BGL)
HEAD TO TOE EXAMINATION
Q1) Using current and relevant evidence brieflyexplain the underlying pathophysiology to justify whythese above-mentioned assessments were appropriate or why this is inappropriate?
Q2) Using current and relevant evidence describewhat additional healthassessments should have been carried out during the episode of care and explain why.
Q3) Statewhat the goal for care would be related to thisproblem,and describetwo evidence based independent nursing actions to meet this goal.
1)Distraction method like Music
2)Heat pack application
TOTAL OF 700 WORDS INCLUDING Q1,Q2 AND Q 3
APA REFERENCING STYLE
REFERENCESONLY FROM EVIDENCE BASED ARTICLES ORJOURNALS WITHIN 7 YEARS
MINIMUM OF 7 REFERENCES