Special Examinations—Breast, Genital, Prostate, and Rectal

WEEK 10 Assignment

To Prepare

*Review the Episodic note case study provided you for this week’s Assignment.

*Based on the Episodic note case study:

*Review this week’s Learning Resources and consider the insights they provide about the case study. Refer to Chapter 3 of the Sullivan resource to guide you as you complete your Lab Assignment.

*Search for evidence-based resources to support your answers to the questions provided.

*Consider what history would be necessary to collect from the patient in the case study.

*Consider what physical exams and diagnostic tests would be appropriate to gather more information about the patient’s condition. How would the results be used to make a diagnosis?

*Identify at least five possible conditions that may be considered in a differential diagnosis for the patient.

*See attached pdf for the episodic SOAP Note on the – Breast, Genital, Prostate, and Rectal

 

The Lab Assignment

Using evidence-based resources from your search, answer the following questions and support your answers using current evidence from the literature. Narrative/Paragraphs only. DO NOT rewrite a SOAP note. Do narrative/paragraphs without making a LIST.  Please answer ALL questions.

  • Analyze the subjective portion of the note. List additional information that should be included in the documentation.
  • Analyze the objective portion of the note. List additional information that should be included in the documentation.
  • Is the assessment supported by the subjective and objective information? Why or why not?
  • Would diagnostics be appropriate for this case, and how would the results be used to make a diagnosis?
  • Would you reject/accept the current diagnosis? Why or why not? Identify three possible conditions that may be considered as a differential diagnosis for this patient. Explain your reasoning using at least three different references from current evidence-based literature.
  • This is to be a NARRATIVE (PARAGRAPHS). Answer each question. PLEASE DO NOT submit anything other than the responses to the questions. You DO NOT need to submit a SOAP note.

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