Childrens Functional Health Assessment

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Children’s Functional Health Pattern Assessment Functional Health Pattern Assessment (FHP) | Toddler Erickson’s Developmental Stage: Autonomy vs. Shame/ Doubt | Preschool-Aged Erickson’s Developmental Stage: Initiative vs. Guilt | School-Aged Erickson’s Developmental Stage: Industry vs. Inferiority | Pattern of Health Perception and Health Management: List two normal assessment findings that would be characteristic for each age group. List two potential problems that a nurse may discover in an assessment of each age group. | A toddler may complain that they feel sick. At this stage, parents or caregivers are responsible for health management. Health promotion can be taught to toddlers by…show more content…
Parents and caregivers should develop a consistent schedule to establish a toileting routine early. | Preschoolers should be fully toilet trained. Preschoolers may still need assistance when wiping, for example, but get the general idea they need to clean themselves after using the toilet. | The school-age child has full bowel and bladder control. They can effectively clean themselves and perform hygiene after using the toilet. They will recognize inconsistences in elimination, such as pain or diarrhea. | | Parent or caregiver may become frustrated by child not catching on quickly and still having accidents. Parent or caregiver my lose hope and give up on toilet training child. Child has increased risk of skin breakdown if caregiver does not change child when child has soiled pants or diaper. | Preschoolers may now be potty-trained, but wetting the bed at night is still a common problem. Although they understand wiping and cleaning after using the bathroom, hand hygiene may need to still be reinforced. | During school, a child may be afraid to hold their hand up in class, thus leading to urinary insentience because they don’t have time to make it to the bathroom. Bedwetting, if present, may cause extreme embarrassment if present during sleepovers. | Pattern of Activity and Exercise: List two normal assessment findings that would be characteristic for each age group. List
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