The Health History And Family Medical History Essay

1300 Words Oct 1st, 2016 6 Pages
Physical assessment is one of the process of assess and obtaining information about patient’s health history and family medical history which help in planning patient’s care. A nurse uses subjective and objective data to assess patient and the five nursing process to conduct patient’s health care. Interviewing patients is one first step. This paper discusses the health history of Mrs., family medical history, and overall reflection of the interview. I have an opportunity to interview Mrs. E. She is an African American woman resides in Tinley Park, Illinois. Mrs. E is 39 years old, married with two boys’ age 2 years and 9 months old. Mrs. E is 5’4, weighs 133 pounds and BMI 22.8. She is a Christian and practice Christian religion rituals like reading the bible, praying to God, going to church, fellowship, volunteering in the church and community services. Mrs. E speaks english, yoruba and Eflk . She lives in an apartment with her family that has stairs and no pets in the house. She has an associate degree and worked as a medical assistant in the doctor’s office. In addition, Mrs. E stated “that her perception of health is health is wealth and prevention is better than cure. She wants good health for herself and family”. Patient stated no past medical history related to medications, allergies, illness complications, or any childhood disease like measles, mumps, chicken pox, pertussis, strep throat, mononucleosis, rheumatic fever , scarlet fever and…

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