Assignment 1: Case Study Assignment: Assessing Neurological Symptoms
You will be assigned to a specific case study for this Case Study Assignment.Your Case Study Assignment should be in the Episodic/Focused SOAP Note format rather than the traditional narrative style format.- Refer to Chapter 2 of the Sullivan text & the Episodic/Focused SOAP Template in the Week 5 Learning Resources for guidance.- Remember that all Episodic/Focused SOAP notes have specific data included in every patient case.
With regard to the Case study you were assigned:
Review this week’s Learning Resources and consider the insights they provide about the case study.- Consider what history would be necessary to collect from the patient in the case study you were assigned. You are to MAKE UP this information.- Consider what physical exams and diagnostic tests would be appropriate to gather more information about the patient’s condition. You are to MAKE UP this information.- What literature supports the diagnostic test you chose? How would the results be used to make a diagnosis? Put this information under Diagnostics.- Identify at least five possible conditions that may be considered in a differential diagnosis for the patient.The Case Study AssignmentWeek 9: Assessment of Cognition and the Neurological System
*CASE STUDY 3: Drooping of Face
A 33-year-old female comes to your clinic alarmed about sudden “drooping” on the right side of the face that began this morning. She complains of excessive tearing and drooling on her right side as well.
DIRECTIONS:Use the Episodic/Focused SOAP Template and create an episodic/focused note about the patient in the case study to which you were assigned.
Please use the episodic/focused note template provided in the Week 5 resources.
Provide evidence from the literature to support diagnostic tests that would be appropriate for each case. Please put this information under Diagnostics.
List five different possible conditions for the patient’s differential diagnosis and justify why you selected each. Please put this information under Diagnoses/Differential Diagnoses