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Case Study – Focused Exam: Abdomen – SP3 Assignment

Ms. K.S. is a 55 year old female who presents to the emergency department with complaints of severe abdominal pain.
Past Medical History
• Mother of 2 children, ages 20 and 18 years
• STD in past
• Kidney stones 10 years ago
Pertinent Family History
• Father alive and healthy age 71
• Mother with a history of hypertension, and gallstones, alive age 70
• Brother with a history of obesity, alive age 41
• Sister alive and healthy age 36
Pertinent Social History
• Patient works for a local hospital doing IT assistance, has worked there for 10 years
• Patient’s hobbies include reading, knitting, and baking
• Diet: mostly veggies and chicken
Physical Exam
Upon exam, K.S.’s vitals are found to be as follows:
HR: 106
RR: 16
BP: 148/95
Temp: 38.1 c (100.6 F)
• Please find below the instructions for SP3 – Case Study Assignment. This assignment is instead of the in-person SP3 encounter.
• Please include a cover page, in-text citations, and reference page. Please use APA format.
• The assignment should not exceed 5 pages excluding cover page and reference page.
• The assignment due date is 4/6/2020 at 11:59pm

1. Please watch the video and review the information provided. The link to the video is:

2. Which other questions would you ask Ms. KS with regards to her medical condition during HPI, PMH, Allergies, and pertinent review of systems (please suggest a minimum of one question per section). Explain your rationale for asking your suggested questions. (20 points)
3. Please list (at least five) abnormal findings you identified during the abdominal exam conducted by the student on the video and explain what each of this findings indicate. (20 points)

4. Given the patient’s chief complaint and HPI information, besides abdominal exam, which other systems would you include in this focus case-study? Please explain your rationale and provide at least one reference supporting your rationale. (10 points)

5. Do you agree with the student’s diagnosis? Please explain your rationale and provide at least two references supporting your rationale.
(10 points)
6. Please provide two more differential diagnoses (besides appendicitis). Explain the rationale for each diagnosis and the diagnostic tests you would order to rule each diagnosis out. (20 points)
7. Provide a plan of intervention for Ms. KS. The plan should include: diagnostic tests, symptom management, patient education, consultation with other disciplines. (5 points)
8. What would you do different regarding the patient’s abdominal exam? (5 points)

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