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  • Jarvis, C. (2020).
    • Chapter 19
    • Chapter 20
    • Chapter 21
  • High Blood Pressure: What Is Your Risk? (Links to an external site.)
    Elsevier. (n.d.). High blood pressure. Evolve: Jarvis: Physical examination & health assessment, 6th edition – Clinical reference – Health promotion guide.https://coursewareobjects.elsevier.com/objects/elr/Jarvis6e/clinicalreference_health/?ch=20

  • Heart Disease: What Is Your Risk? (Links to an external site.)
    Elsevier. (n.d.). Heart disease. Evolve: Jarvis: Physical examination & health assessment, 6th edition – Clinical reference – Health promotion guide. https://coursewareobjects.elsevier.com/objects/elr/Jarvis6e/clinicalreference_health/?ch=19

  • Do You Want to Quit Smoking?  (Links to an external site.)
    Elsevier. (n.d.). Smoking cessation. Evolve: Jarvis: Physical examination & health assessment, 6th edition – Clinical reference – Health promotion guide.https://coursewareobjects.elsevier.com/objects/elr/Jarvis6e/clinicalreference_health/?ch=18

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  • Neck Vessel and Heart (Links to an external site.)
    Elsevier. (n.d.). Neck vessel and heart. Evolve: Jarvis: Physical examination & health assessment, 6th edition – Videos – Assessment [Video].https://coursewareobjects.elsevier.com/objects/elr/Jarvis6e/videos_assessment/?ch=19

  • Lungs Auscultation (Links to an external site.)
    Elsevier. (n.d.). Anterior chest and upper extremities, posterior and lateral chest. Evolve: Jarvis: Physical examination & health assessment, 6th edition – Videos – Assessment[Video]. https://coursewareobjects.elsevier.com/objects/elr/Jarvis6e/videos_assessment/?ch=18

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Supplemental Online Materials & Resources

This Discussion has 3 parts:

  1. Lymphatic
    • Define lymphedema.
    • What is elephantiasis?
    • Provide the differential diagnosis of mumps versus cervical adenitis.
  2. Thorax and Lungs
    • Define and provide an example of a disease/situation where this sign/symptom might be present:
      • Dyspnea
      • Orthopnea
      • Apnea
      • Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
      • Tachypnea
      • Bradypnea
      • Hyperpnea
      • Kussmaul breathing
      • Periodic breathing (Cheyne-Stokes).
    • Support your answer with a previous experience you have encountered in your career.
  3. Cardiovascular System
    • Name and write the location of the five traditionally designated auscultatory areas and explain why it is heard there.
    • A pregnant patient (32 weeks’ gestation) is having difficulty with dependent edema and painful varicosities. What can you suggest to help this patient’s problem and explain rationale?

Submission Instructions:

  • Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted and cited in proper current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources. 

APA STYLE 7 EDITION PLEASE

Your assignment will be graded according to the grading rubric.