RUA: Health history and physical examination on an individual.
Ebook: Jarvis, C., Eckhardt, A., & Thomas, P. (2020). Physical examination & health assessment (8th ed.). Saunders.
The purpose of the assignment is two-fold:
To recognize the interrelationships of subjective data (physiological, psychosocial, cultural/spiritual values, and developmental) and objective data (physical examination findings) in planning and implementing nursing care.
To reflect on the interactive process that takes place between the nurse and an individual while conducting a health assessment and a physical examination.