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P.J. is an 82-year-old man who presents to the outpatient office for a 6-month check-up

P.J. is an 82-year-old man who presents to the outpatient office for a 6-month check-up.

 

 

 

Subjective Data

 

Lives in assisted living apartments

 

Widower

 

One meal a day in dining room; has light meals for breakfast and lunch

 

Nonsmoker, never smoked

 

Retired police officer

 

Has three grown children who live nearby

 

Walks with cane

 

Complains of urinary incontinence

 

 

 

Objective Data

 

Vital signs: T 37.7 BP 108/62 HR 62 Resp 14

 

Height and weight = Within normal limits

 

Immunizations = Up to date

 

Medications: Digoxin (Lanoxin) 0.5 mcg per day, hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) 5 mg per day, aspirin 81 mg per day

 

Allergy to sulfa medications = Hives

 

 

 

Questions

 

What special considerations should the nurse keep in mind regarding the physical exam for individuals in this patient’s age group?

What similarities does the assessment of older adults have to the assessment of younger adults?

What are the expected findings in the older adult for the following systems: skin, hair and nails, eyes and vision, ears and hearing, mouth, and musculoskeletal system?

What are some abnormal findings in the older adult for the following systems: skin, eyes and vision, ears and hearing, mouth, and musculoskeletal system?

Based on the readings and the objective and subjective findings, what is the most likely cause of this patient’s urinary incontinence?

What interventions should be implemented for this patient’s urinary incontinence?

 

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