Physical Examination And Laboratory Testing

1158 WordsAug 15, 20155 Pages
Introduction to case study Genitourinary problem in female have a number of symptoms and these symptoms requires clinical skills to focus on problem history and examination. The context of assessing genitourinary problem is based on a number issues such as gynaecological background, family history, obstetric history and sexual history. Having lower pain being experienced in upper urinary track and iliac fossa pain experienced in ectopic pregnancies are some of the symptoms produced by genitourinary pathology(Detollenaere, et al., 2015). According to description of 51 years old female, having lower abdominal pain and 100 degrees temperature and the problem persisting for a while should undertake genitourinary examination as well as laboratory tests.Therefore, the study reveals genitourinary problem from examination, findings and treatment framework. Physical examination and laboratory testing Physical examination involves assessment of vital signs, temperature, respiratory and pulse rate and Blood pressure. Generally, physician should observe general appearance of comfort or distress of patient, apparent state of health, state of hydration, color and nutrition status. Furthermore, it is important to match the patient’s physical appearance with the stated age. Getting to abdominal inspection and examination, physician should assess abdominal contour, scars, symmetry and dilatation of the veins. The movement of the abdominal walls in relation to respiration are also essential
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