Health History and Genogram Paper

Health History and Genogram Paper Assignment example
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Identifying Data The patient is a 50 year old female born in 13 March 1961 Kyoto Japan and moved to US 30 years ago. The patient is a mongoloid, is a widow and is a University graduate with a degree in special education. The patient works as a teacher and is currently holding a health and life insurance.


The patient said that initially the problem was mild with no stool in the blood. However, the problem got worse after 2 weeks and she started noticing blood in her stool. The location of the pain is in the upper abdomen and it gets worse after the patient takes heavy meals. Initially, the patient thought it was constipation and took mineral oil but the problems since persisted. The patient has missed work for 3 days when the problem became work and the patient currently avoids taking heavy meals. The patient is afraid that she might have developed stomach ulcers. The medical history revealed that the patient is HIV positive and is currently taking antiretroviral. The patient has never had a major surgery. The patient has been treated once for depression when she was diagnosed with HIV after she was raped. The antiretroviral combination she is taking is EFV, TDF and FTC. The patient does not have any known allergies. The patient lives win Sunnyvale Texas with her 18 year old son in a rented apartment in the town. She uses a lift to get to her apartment in fourth floor. The patient is currently on a light diet due to the stomach pains. The patient complains that her weight began to increase after she was placed on the antiretroviral therapy. The patient drinks around two liters of water every day and occasionally drinks soda. ...
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