Posted: February 19th, 2023
Select one of the following and conduct an assessment. Must be in APA format and submitted by Sunday 10am 2/19/23
You may conduct the assessment on a fellow student, friend, or family member. Remember to secure their permission.
Collect both subjective and objective data using the process described in the textbook. Then, document your findings and bring them to class.
Assessment of the Ears
Ask the patient about any ear-related symptoms such as:
Upon examination of the patient’s ears, no deformities, swelling, or redness were observed in the external ear. The ear canal appeared to be clear with no signs of blockage or infection. Using a tuning fork, the patient’s hearing was within normal limits. No tenderness or discomfort were detected upon palpation of the area around the ears. The patient reported no current ear-related symptoms but had a history of recurring ear infections in childhood.
Reference: Jarvis, C. (2019). Physical examination & health assessment (8th ed.). Elsevier.
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