health assessment of a pediatric patient from an fnp perspective
Initial discussion response should be 300 words. Response posts must demonstrate topic knowledge and scholarly engagement with peers. This is not the only criteria utilized for evaluation; substantive content is imperative. All questions in the topic must be addressed. Please proofread your response carefully for grammar and spelling. Do not upload any attachments. All responses need to be supported by a minimum of one scholarly resource. Journals and websites must be cited appropriately. In -text Citation and reference must adhere to APA format (6th Ed.).
Select ONE of the questions listed below and create a substantive initial post. Please post the question number you chose in the title of your post. (i.e. Question 2 parent history),Keep in mind the developmental stages.
- You are evaluating a 12-year-old child with a history of persistent asthma who was recently released from the hospital after an asthma exacerbation. He required a 3 day stay in the PICU due to respiratory distress. An evaluation of refill history reveals his long acting control medication has not been filled for the past 4 months. How will you address this issue with the parents?
- You have just finished seeing a 12-month-old boy for his well child exam. During the examination, you note a diastolic murmur on the posterior chest which you have not noted previously? What type of murmur are you concerned this child may have developed? What is your plan of care? What information will you provide the parents regarding this cardiac concern?