Techniques for Assessing Patient Illness


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Which is an example of subjective data?

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1. Which is objective data?

2. What skill does a nurse use to assess lung sounds?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You have the ability to check your knowledge of the techniques involved in assessing patient illness thanks to the quiz and worksheet. To do well on the quiz, you should know about the different types of data.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll get to check your knowledge of:

  • An example of palpation
  • A nurse skill that assesses lung sounds
  • What a comprehensive assessment is
  • The meaning of objective data
  • An example of subjective data

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on how patient illness is assessed
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what a comprehensive assessment is
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about subjective and objective data

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Techniques for Assessing Patient Illness is helpful when you want to cover more about these assessment methods. Goals you can complete include:

  • Identify nurse skills
  • Examine the importance of nurses for patients
  • Analyze assessment techniques for patient illness