Tympanic Membrane and Thyroid Gland

Tympanic Membrane and Thyroid Gland

Using the classroom resources or Online Library, research the tympanic membrane and the thyroid gland. In a Microsoft Word document of 4-5 pages formatted in APA style, address each of the following criteria.

· Two focused health assessment histories:

o One assessment related to the tympanic membrane and the other focused on the thyroid gland.

o The assessments can be hypothetical patients or patients you have had in the past (remember HIPAA if you are describing a previous patient).

· A description of the normal and abnormal findings of the tympanic membrane.

· Information on how to examine the thyroid gland using both the anterior and posterior methods.

· A concise note in the subjective, objective, assessment (be sure to include the NANDA diagnosis as well as the medical diagnosis), and plan (SOAP) format with each patient’s encountered findings.

o For a review of SOAP notes:

SOAP Documentation

· Information about laboratory/diagnostic tests used for screening clients with tympanic membrane or thyroid gland issues.

o Include the expected normal results for each test.

On a separate references page, cite all sources using APA format. Please note that the title and reference pages should not be included in the total page count of your paper.

· Use this APA Citation Helper as a convenient reference for properly citing resources.

· This handout will provide you the details of formatting your essay using APA style.

· You may create your essay in this APA-formatted template.