Assessing a Patient with a Disability
Use the Patrick Lake unfolding case to complete a practice assessment. Review the case Overview/ Story and/ or monologue.
Use the Mary Lou Brady unfolding case. For this exercise, please assume that she has recovered from her original post-stroke hospitalization and depression, and is home now following rehabilitation and managing her life with weakness of her left arm and leg.
Based on their stories, work in pairs with one person serving as the nurse and the other as the patient to complete the assessment of one of these patients.