patho page

Patient initials:
Room #:
Date(s) of care:
Describe in writing (below) or by drawing, or a combination, the pathophysiology of the chief complaint and the
admitting disease process. What are the textbook clinical manifestations? Please circle or highlight those clinical
manifestations that your client exhibited on admission.
2. If there is a secondary disease process, or a chronic condition – how does it contribute, or relate to, the primary medical
diagnosis? How will it affect your nursing care?
3. From your reading, what is the nursing care or nursing observations you would anticipate for this patient?