HIM-FPX4610 Assessment 2 History and Physical (H&P)

Review the H&P below for a patient who presented in the emergency room with a number of issues. Pay close

attention to the present and past history, medications, allergies, social and family history, review of systems,

physician exam, and assessment and plan. Next, download the Patient History and Physical Template [DOCX]

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Patient H&P

History of Present Illness:

This is a 54-year-old female who presented to the emergency room with a headache in the back of her head and

double vision. She also complains of being able to see only from half of her eye. These symptoms began

suddenly while she was out walking her dog about 45 minutes ago. A family member brought patient directly to

the emergency room for evaluation.

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Past Medical History:

1. High blood pressure.

2. High cholesterol.

3. Irregular, rapid heartbeat.

4. IBS.

5. Cholelithiasis with cholcystectomy.


Diovan 80 mg with hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg daily.



Social History:

Non-smoker, no alcohol.

Family History:

Both parents and older sibling died from a stroke. Grandparents had extensive colon polyps.

Review of Systems:

She has bilateral vision defects. Denies dizziness, weakness, or numbness. Denies shortness of breath, problems

breathing, and chest pain. Denies nausea, vomiting, and blood in stool. No bladder or bowel changes. No edema

or skin changes to arms and legs.

Physician Exam:

General: Patient appears to be a well-developed, well-nourished female. Alert and oriented to person, place,

and time.

Vital Signs: Stable.

Skin: No discoloration, no tissue breakdown.

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Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat: Pupils equal, round, and reactive to light; eye muscle movements are


Chest: Clear.

Heart: Irregular, rapid rhythm.

Abdomen: No guarding, some tenderness related to the IBS.

Arms and Legs: No leg swelling.


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