Mental Health Assessment

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use this video clip as the basis for this assignment:

Alison Wells is a 38-year-old woman with severe changes in” rel=”nofollow”>in mood. Her blood pressure is 185/98. Her heart rate is 88bpm. Her Blood sugar level is 9.6 mmol/l. Cholesterol unknown. She is divorced and lives with two young daughters, 5yrs and 8yrs. Weight is 81 kg. BMI 35. Weight at last appoin” rel=”nofollow”>intment 86kg.
No previous documented history of mood disorder. No other documented ongoin” rel=”nofollow”>ing medical conditions.
Past medical history: Cholecystectomy in” rel=”nofollow”>in 2008, and Gastro-Oesophogeal Reflux Disorder (GORD).
Medications: Omeprazole

This assignment has 2 parts (Part A: no need references), and Part B: answer the questions base on the case study video.
Part A: in” rel=”nofollow”>information should be gathered/collected from the video (300 words). Use these headin” rel=”nofollow”>ings as follow:

• Patient’s presentin” rel=”nofollow”>ing problem
? Alison Wells is a 38-year-old woman… (one paragraph)
• Initial observations
? Signs & symptoms
• Vital signs:


• Prelimin” rel=”nofollow”>inary in” rel=”nofollow”>investigations
? Affective / emotional signs & symptoms

• Behavioural signs & symptoms
? Speakin” rel=”nofollow”>ing…
• Appearance:
• History
? Medical history



? Drug and alcohol history

? Psychiatric history
• She is
? Social circumstances


? Other considerations

? Investigations

Part B
1- WHAT IS GOING ON HERE?

Patient’s presentation: what did the person present with? (100 words)

Evident clin” rel=”nofollow”>inical manifestations: signs and symptoms. Please in” rel=”nofollow”>include both observed mental and physical health signs and symptoms. (300 words)

Pathophysiology of one clin” rel=”nofollow”>inical manifestation (450 words)

Alison has high blood pressure (Hypertension) that results from…

Expected pathophysiological term related to presentin” rel=”nofollow”>ing problem? (100 words)

2-WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW? (1000 words)

What further in” rel=”nofollow”>information is required at this poin” rel=”nofollow”>int?

What other assessments/in” rel=”nofollow”>investigations need to be performed or recommended in” rel=”nofollow”>in order to complete the clin” rel=”nofollow”>inical picture?

What aspects of the patient’s health history need further in” rel=”nofollow”>information to in” rel=”nofollow”>inform the comprehensive clin” rel=”nofollow”>inical assessment?

3-WHAT DOES THIS ALL MEAN? (300 words max)
Overall clin” rel=”nofollow”>inical impression: based on above, students need to describe what they consider is goin” rel=”nofollow”>ing on with the patient?

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