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Head to Toe Assessment. Head. Eyes: check sclera, conjunctiva, accomodation, PERRLA Mouth: pink, moist, without odor, teeth alignment, number of teeth, throat: redness, exudate, lesions. Neck. Alignment: flexibility Vascular: palpate carotid pulsations, listen for Carotid bruit

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Head
  • Eyes: check sclera, conjunctiva, accomodation, PERRLA
  • Mouth: pink, moist, without odor, teeth alignment, number of teeth, throat: redness, exudate, lesions
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Neck
  • Alignment: flexibility
  • Vascular: palpate carotid pulsations, listen for Carotid bruit
  • Bruit: swishing sound heard with stethoscope at carotid artery.
  • Lymph nodes: palpate for swelling
chest
Chest
  • Breathing: bilateral sounds, inspiration and expiration, rales, rhonchi, crackles
  • Heart Sounds:S1 and S2= lubb dubb. Note rate, regularity rhythm
  • Note AP should be 1:2 ratio
abdomen
Abdomen
  • Palpate for tenderness, guarding,
  • Listen to Bowel Sounds in all 4 quadrants. RU, RL, LU, LL
  • Note quality of sounds, hypoactive, hyperactive, without sound
appendicular assessment
Appendicular Assessment
  • Arms: check for bilateral alignment, note grip strength, as well as ability to release grip
  • Note capillary refill in fingertips
  • Legs: Check for bilateral alignment, note reflexes(Babinski) as well as strength of flexion and extension(gas pedal), varicose veins
skin color
Skin Color
  • Note any changes in complexion:
  • Jaundice
  • Cyanosis
  • Darker skinned patients may appear pale instead of a bluish tint.
mental status
Mental Status
  • Orientation:
  • Name
  • Day of week
  • Date
  • Who is president
  • Situation: If other assessments are negative.
mental status level of consciousness
Mental Status-Level of Consciousness
  • Alert: aware of situation and surroundings
  • Decreased LOC: somewhat awake, easy to fall into sleep, may or may not be aware of situation or surroundings.
  • Unresponsive: no verbal, or physical response to stimulation