NUR 514 St Thomas University Women's Health Case Study

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R.T. is a 35-year-old female patient who was seen in the clinic because she has been trying to get pregnant for about 7 months but she has not been successful.

Only positive gynecologic history for R.T. has been three episodes of pelvic inflammatory disease in the last five years.

  • Discuss a diagnostic plan for R.T. and the rationale.
  • Discuss your presumptive diagnoses and ICD 10 number.
  • Develop the management plan (pharmacological and nonpharmacological).
  • Name some of the complications of PID.

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  • An effective health assessment incorporates not only physiological parameters; please suggest other parameters that should be considered and included on health assessments to reach maximal health potential on individuals.
  • Name the different family developmental stages and give examples of each one.
  • Describe family structure and function and the relationship with health care. 

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Women's Health Case Study

Women's Health Case Study
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Diagnostic Plan
This is a condition that affects the reproductive and genital parts of a female due to an
infection. One of the diagnostic plans is a taking complete history and detailed physical
examination. Clients with PID manifest with lower abdominal pain, pelvic pain, painful
coitus, and urination. The history might also include vaginal discharge and bleeding. Besides,
a pelvic examination is needed to examine the state of the cervix such as to check for
discharge, cervical motion, and tenderness. More so, to evaluate the uterus for masses, and
tenderness (Jennings & Krywko, 2021).
In addition, the plan to establish the diagnosis is to carry out a pregnancy test. This is
done to rule out the chances of pregnancy or ectopic pregnancy which might cause lower
abdominal pain. More so, in the presence of vaginal, or cervical discharge a test for nucleic
acid amplification tests to test for Chlamydia. trachomatis and Neisseria. gonorrhea. Other
laboratory investigations are s...

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