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GORDON’S TYPOLOGY OF 11 HEALTH PATTERNS

TYPOLOGY PATTERN Health Perception and Health Management

BEFORE ADMISSION The patient is aware of her health. She managed her health problems like fever, colds and cough on her own. She does not practice a regular check-up or seeking medical advice for her health.

DURING ADMISSION

CHANGES

The patient is still aware of his health. She gathers information about her present condition. She seeks medical advice and follows doctor’s order about her prescriptions and medications.

The patient seeks medical advice and after she was diagnosed. She makes sure that she gathers information about it.

Nutritional Metabolic Pattern

The patient has a good appetite. She eats three times a day, with snacks. She likes to eat anything particularly meat, pork, chicken, vegetables and fruits. She drinks less than 8 glasses of water a day.

When she knew about her condition, she sticks with a diet of vegetables and fruits. She still eats three times a day and drinks water more.

She became a fruit and vegetable eater and drinks more water than before.

Elimination Pattern

The patient defecates every other day. She urinates frequently and described with yellowish color. She does not experience any discomfort in urinating and defecating.

The patient elimination pattern has not changed.

No changes.

She always watches television and help with the household chores. She was awakened by rounds Awakened by rounds. She is hoping that her condition will be treated and the changes in her body because of her condition will return to normal. Cognitive Perceptual The patient is oriented to time. The patient does walking as form of exercise. Sleep and Rest The patient sleeps 5 to 6 hours a day. She does her hygiene by herself. place and person. . She is more optimistic about her condition and herself.ActivityExercise Pattern The patient exercise daily but when she knew about her condition. She limits her exercises because of her condition. She responds properly to physical and verbal stimuli. Selfperception/ self-concept The patient sometimes thinks negative about herself. The patient is still oriented to time. The patient sleep-rest pattern is the same even she is hospitalized. She does not experience any difficulty in sleeping. She does not take afternoon naps. She is a college graduate. she limits down her activities. She responds properly to physical and verbal stimuli. place and person. No changes. She thinks that her body image is not good because she thinks she’s fat and the hyperpigmentation in The patient thinks of her condition in a positive way.

The patient experienced Irregularity of irregular menstruation.other parts of her body. The patient stated that she had a boyfriend and she broke up with him after she was diagnosed with her condition. The patient sometimes expresses what she feels. The patient stated that she maintains having a good relationship with her family. But she is positive that these will be solved. menstruation. No changes in their relationship. They care for each other. . Sexuality/Repr oductive Pattern She has a regular menstruation and does not experience any difficulty. RoleRelationship Pattern The patient stated that she lives with her parents and siblings. She was able to express some of her concerns. she does not openly share it and just pray to God to overcome her circumstances. She said that when she had a problem. Coping-Stress Tolerance The patient is not open with her problems to her family. Her brother and brother-in-law take turns in taking care of her in the hospital. She said that she has a good relationship with her brothers and parents. She is the youngest in the family.

.Value/Belief Pattern The patient is a Protestant. she makes sure that she is connects with Him and that her condition will be better. She maintained her faith and prays to God always. Although she can’t attend the worships. She can’t attend worships but still makes sure to pray to God. She always attends their worships and prays to God.

there is like an obstruction in her nose. place and date. She maintains her hygiene and grooming as well. stomach upset. vomiting. Neurology: The patient is oriented to time. double vision and pain but she said she feels like she has acetate like vision. Head/Eyes/Ears/Nose/Throat: Head. pain while urinating and straining while defecating. pain while walking and palpitations. Musculoskeletal: The patient does not experience muscle.she does not experience blurring of vision.the patient verbalizes that she feels that. Endocrine: The patient does not experience increase in sweating. Cardiac: The patient denies chest pain. Ears. She has a good appetite Gastro-urinary: The patient said that she does not experience blood in urine. when she breathe. ringing sound in the ear. Hematology: The patient experience vaginal spotting.II. . Mouth and Throat. thirsty and eating. She also does not experience weakness. Gastro-intestinal: The patient does not experience nausea.she does not experience any pain in the ear. and hearing loss Nose.the patient does not experience any headache Eyes.she does not experience any difficulty in swallowing and speaking Respiratory: The patient does not experience difficulty of breathing. REVIEW OF SYSTEMS: General: The patient verbalizes that she gained weight. joint and bone pain.

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