For this assignment, you will write a written paper (2 pages in lengths, double spaced using 12-point font).
This paper will build on the concepts discussed regarding vital signs and pain assessment.
Prepare a short paper (2 pages) that describes:
Components of the general survey (review vital signs, pain assessment and the different types of pain as
Based on specific medical conditions, the nurse may assess variations in vital signs. Discuss medical
conditions that are associated with variations in a person’s vital signs.
Consider the following: The nurse is completing a cardiovascular assessment on a patient diagnosed with
orthostatic hypotension. Identify what can result in false high or false low blood pressure readings.
Discuss types of pain a patient may be experiencing.
Consider the following: A patient is receiving debridement of a full-thickness burn of his bilateral lower
extremities from a house explosion. Discuss the type of pain this patient may be experiencing
When conducting a physical assessment on a patient who is unable to sit or stand independently and has
been ordered bed rest:how can the nurse best adjust the sequence of the examination to adapt to the
what extra considerations will this type of examination require?
*Paper should follow APA guidelines (Title page, body of paper (which includes the introduction, body of
paper, conclusion), and reference page)