Subjective Data in Nursing: Definition and Examples

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Which of the following is an example of subjective data?

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1. Which sense is not used during observation of patients?

2. A patient is complaining of a stomachache. He grimaces when the nurse presses on his abdomen. What type of data is present?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help gauge your understanding of the characteristics of subjective data in nursing. To pass the quiz, you will need to be able to differentiate objective and subjective data.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to review:

  • Definition of subjective data
  • Nursing
  • The observation of patients

Skills Practiced

Use this quiz and corresponding worksheet to test out these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related data lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as subjective data
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the observing patients

Additional Learning

To learn more about subjective data, review the accompanying lesson on Subjective Data in Nursing: Definition and Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define subjective data
  • Compare and contrast subjective data and objective data
  • Review the details about subjective data
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