|Name: E.F||Date: 01/17/2019|
|Sex: Female||Age/DOB/POB: 6 Months / 12/06/2017/Miami, FL|
Present Concerns/CC: “I’m here for the check up for his 6 moths”
This is 6 months old female infant that was brought for her mother. Information was provided by the mother. Per Mom she breastfed her for about 5-6 times daily mother state that she introduced a new element to her diet that is puree that is home made. Mom state that patient has 1-2 bowel movements daily and an average of 9-10 wet diapers. She sleeps 8-10 hours at night and takes 2 naps of approximately 1-2 hours during the day. Mother and grandmother split the time caring for her at home due to Mom work part-time now. Patient is able to move front to back and back to front and sits well with slight support. Patient responds to mother’s voice, giggles, and babbles. Per mother, patient is not exposed to second hand smoking, rides on the back of the car with car seat facing backwards. No guns or pets at home and patient is kept in a hazard free environment.
|HPI: (must include all components)
This is 6-month-old female who presents with mother for her 6-month well-visit checkup. No past medical history or current health concerns
Medication Intolerances: None
Chronic Illnesses/Major traumas: None
Immunizations: up today
Mother- 25 years old. Alive and well
Father- 29years old. Alive and well
Grandmother :55 ,HTN ,Alive
Patient lives with mother and grandmother, she is single Mom. Mother and grandmother caring for the child, Mom work as teacher part-time. Mother denies smoking, guns, pets, or violence at home.
Denies for fever, lethargy, difficulty arousing or irritability
Denies for cyanosis, swelling or activity intolerance
Denies rashes, urticaria, lesions or birthmarks
Denies cough, difficulty breathing or wheezing
Denies strabismus, eye irritation or discharge
Denies decreased appetite, reflux, burping or diarrhea
Denies for ear tugging or discharge
Denies for anuria, changes in color of urine or discharge
Denies nose congestion, nose bleeds, or mouth sores
Denies for fractures or contractures
Denies for lumps
Denies syncope, seizures, epilepsy or tremors
Denies blood transfusions, inability to growth, or sweet odor of urine or sweat
Denies difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
|Temp 97.5 F||Head circumference: 42 cm|
|Pulse 116 x’||RR: 21 x’
SpO2: 99% at Room air
|General Appearance and parent‐child interaction
Well- nourished, healthy looking patient held in arms by mother. Both look happy.
Skin is warm to the touch and dry. No rash, lesions or bruising.
Head: Normocephalic head, oval shape and no traumas. Closed posterior fontanelle.
Eyes: Pupils PERRLA. Present red reflexes on both eyes
Ears: No tenderness. Pink tympanic membranes
Nose: Normal turbinates. Septum midline
Mouth: 2 bottom central incisors.
Throat: No erythema of exudates
Neck: Supple without masses or thyroid enlargement
Regular heart rate and rhythm. S1 and S2 present. No gallops, bruits or thrills present.
Unlabored respirations. Lungs clear in all lung fields.
Soft abdomen without tenderness or guarding. Bowel sounds active and normal in all quadrants
Tanner stage 1.
Tanner stage 1. No pubic hair, No rashes, no bruises or no lesions. Hymen intact.
Full ROM of all extremities. Good muscle tone and strength
Present Babinski reflex. Patient turns toward finger rub. Maintains head control without assistance
Smiling and easily comforted by mother
|In-house Lab Tests – document tests (results or pending)
Pediatric/Adolescent Assessment Tools (Ages & Stages, etc) with results and rationale
For adolescents (HEADSSSVG Assessment)
Assessment conducted during this visit: PEDS score of 0 (no concerns)
Parents’ Evaluation of Developmental Status, or PEDS, is an evidence based screening tool that elicits and addresses parental concerns about children’s development, health and wellbeing. PEDS is a simple, 10-item questionnaire that is completed by the parent.
According to Woolfenden et al., (2014), this questionnaire in 95% is simple tounderstand in95% of the parents no matter their background level or educations. Its purpose is to discover concerns and address certain areas of development with the appropriate timely referrals for follow up.
|· Differential diagnosis-
· Z00.129: Well child exam: This is a visit from the healthy child to comprehensively evaluate the child in his growth progress and if he is reaching the milestone for his age it is done through an interview and a physical examination of the children to detect how well he is doing or if something is developing that can be detected, is examined as the sleep pattern the nutrition dental care if you had to visit recently urgencies and postpartum screening for the mother.
· Z 71.3: Dietary counseling and surveillance: Nutritional counseling can help improve dietary habits by increasingthe average daily intake of essential components of a healthy diet – reductions in saturated fat consumption andincrease in fiber, fruit and vegetable consumption. Counseling can be delivered by primary care clinicians orspecialists including nutritionists and dieticians.
· Z23: Encounter for immunizations: This is an encounter for administration of the vaccination according to the child age and also for education regarding to what can diseases the child will develop immunization, schedule, side effect .
Z00.129: Well child exam
|PLAN including education
Today child received the 3rd dose for the following vaccines:
ü PCV 13
The education for this encounter, include the anticipatory guidance and this encompass:
Education of the mother regarding to the importance of preventive such as:
Vaccination education, schedule, and side effects, which are inflammation or redness sites after administrations, some low grade fever, and fussiness, (CDC, 2017).
Safety in the car and at home:
Have the smoked detector at home and may sure that they are working properly and changes the batteries.
Always before bathing check the water temperatures to ensure that is adequately.
Protect your child from injury. Use gates on stairways and doors. Install operable window guards on all windows above the first floor. Remove sharp-edged or hard furniture from the room where your child plays.
Place your baby’s crib away from windows. Cords from window blinds and draperies can strangle your child. Use cordless window coverings, or if this is not possible, tie cords high and out of reach. Do not knot cords together.
Use of car safety seats every time your child is in the car. All infants and toddlers should ride in a rear-facing car.
Nutrition: Introducing fruits, salads and veggies is important. Continue breastfeeding if desired and possible. Breast milk continues to provide excellent nutrition to the baby.
Dental care must be implanted as patient already has 2 teeth. Use a soft brush and clean with water twice daily
Avoid use of television or other technological devices for distraction
Reading and spending time with the baby as well as establishing a routine are excellent methods to ensure a healthy development
Next follow up appointment at 9 moths or as needs if there are any concerns.
Self -Evaluation for this encounter.
This is 6 months’ year old Hispanic female. She is a well develop child for her age, and for this encounter is Well child exam for healthy children, according to The Bright Futures/American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) developed a set of comprehensive health guidelines for well-child care, known as the “periodicity schedule.” It is a schedule of screenings and assessments recommended at each well-child visit from infancy through adolescence. After I gathered the information in the interview for the mother and the physical examination I performed, I presented this well child case to my preceptor for discussion, who was agree with the proposed course of action. The mother was instructed the importance of this visit even if the child is normal because then us as a health care provider have the opportunity work together and tracking the growth and development of the child as well we can review together the child vaccination schedule besides if there is concern that could be arisen in topic of the development, behavior, sleep, eating, this visit gives us an opportunity to develop a team approach, regular visit develop strong and trustworthy relation between parent and health care provider.Mother is aware of the next appointment
Centers for Disease Control and Development [CDC] (2017, January 3). Child development: Developmental monitoring and screening for health professionals). Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/childdevelopment/screening-hcp.html
Woolfenden, S., Eapen, V., Williams, K., Hayen, A., Spencer, N., & Kemp, L. (2014). A systematic review of the prevalence of parental concerns measured by the parents’ evaluation of developmental status (PEDS) indicating developmental risk. BMC Pediatrics, 14(1), 231-244. doi:10.1186/1471-2431-14-231
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