ï Discuss how age, gender, and culture affect health assessment and physical examination outcomes and techniques.
ï Identify alternative methods, interview techniques, and tools used to assess clients based on age (i.e. ear check for a toddler, assessing skin turgor in the elderly), culture/ethnicity (i.e. dehydration in the dark-skinned client), gender (i.e. Pap smear),
Choose one patient from the following patients: Possible Titles
-The ten-year-old Hispanic girl who weighs 150 pounds
-Seventeen-year-old American teenager with an STI
-Twenty-five year old Muslim female mother of twins with mastitis
-Thirty-year-old pregnant female with pre-eclampsia eight-month pregnant
-Seventy-year-old African American male with BPH