Discuss what questions you would ask the patient, what physical exam elements you would include, what further testing you would want to have performed,
differential and working diagnoses, treatment plan, including inclusion of complementary and OTC therapy, referrals and other team members needed to
complete patient care.
Use at least one scholarly source other than your textbook to connect your response to national guidelines and evidence-based research in support of your
3. Tracy is a 13-year-old female whose mother brings her to the clinic for her annual physical exam (PE). Tracy experienced menarche at age 12 and her
menses has not yet become regular. It sometimes comes randomly or 1 or 2 months apart. Tracy’s mother says she is concerned about this and wants to
know if this is normal and when Tracy’s periods might normalize. Tracy’s breast development and pubic hair development are appropriate for her
developmental stage. Tracy says she is not and has never been sexually active and has no immediate future plans to become sexually active. Her pregnancy
test is negative. All of her vital signs are WNL. A review of Tracy’s medical records indicates Tracy has not had the HPV vaccine.
Please describe the components of the PE that you will perform for Tracy.
Describe the information and recommendations that will be provided to Tracy and her mother.
Please refer to evidence-based guidelines to support your decision-making.