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GORDON’S FUNCTIONAL HEALTH PATTERN

Client : Natividad S. Hartlein

Date of Birth: October 25, 1949

Gender: Female

Age: 65 Years old

HEALTH PATTERN

BEFORE (Middle Adult Years)

1. Health Perception/Health
Management Pattern


Client’s rating of health scale: (1worst, 10-best) rates health at 9.
Denies use of tobacco, drugs or
alcohol
Had Type II Diabetes at age 46
Had Hyperntension at age 52

PRESENT



2. Nutritional/Metabolic Pattern



3. Elimination Pattern


4. Activity Exercise Pattern

Height: 5’0
Weight: 145 lbs
BMI: 28.3 (Overweight)
Usual eating pattern: “I used to eat a
lot, around 4 to 5 times a day
including snacks”
Drinks around 8 glasses of water
every day
Bowel habits: States “I used to have
at least 1 bowel movement a day
which is normal to me”
Bladder habits: voids frequently of
at least 8 to 10 times a day with no
discomfort or problems with control

Used to work nightshift for 10 years
on her middle age years. Does
household chores when she gets
home after work and on weekends


Client’s rating of health scale: (1worst, 10-best) rates health at 7;
states “Not so good, I have HPN and
Diabetes”
Denies use of tobacco, drugs or
alcohol
Understands that she have diabetes
and know how to care for the
disease.
Compliance with diet and diabetic
medication.
Height: 5’0
Weight: 120 lbs
BMI: 23.4 (Normal Weight)
Usual eating pattern: “I have poor
appetite but I still eat 3 times a day”
Drinks around 4-5 glasses of water
every day
Bowel habits: States “I have at least
1 bowel movement a day (brown)
no mucus, blood or tarry stool.” No
change in color or consistency of
stool.
Bladder habits: has been voiding
frequently of at least 8 to 10 times a
day with no discomfort or problems
with control
States that she arises at 4am, cooks
breakfast and eats then goes to
work from 7am to 3pm and does
some of the household chores when

Has 2 grown children. Never used any medications to cope up with stress  8. Belongs to a social group in church Religious orientation is Catholic and is practicing Believes that she does not always get what she want from life States that her two children are the most helpful in talking things over whenever she has problems. Sexuality Reproductive Pattern  Exercises regularly by doing household chores everyday and going to work on weekdays. oriented to time. They are very caring and visits her. States she has no trouble falling asleep. Recalls past events with little difficulty. Follows verbal cues Examines ideas clearly and concisely. Sensory/Perceptual Pattern           Has no difficulty learning States that she has a very good memory when she was younger  Married for 25 years on first marriage. Never used a sleep aids.  Obstretic History: Gravida 2.5. Has regular exercise regimen by doing working on weekdays and doing household chores on weekends Obstretic History: Gravida 2. abortion 0 Menstrual cycle at 28 days  Goes to bed at 4pm and wakes up at 10pm due to working on the night shift. place and person Married for 25 years on first marriage. Married for 10 years with second husband. Has 2 young children to raise Does not belong to any social group but often talks to neighbors and coworkers Religious orientation was Catholic and was non-practicing Believes that she always get what she want from life States that her sisters were the most helpful in talking things over whenever she has problems. Sleep/Rest Pattern    7. Uses medications and milk to cope up with stress . States she has no trouble falling asleep. Goes to bed at 9pm and wakes up at 4am. No use of sleep aids. Coping/Stress Tolerance Pattern        she gets home. Sleeps around 5 to 6 hours a day Vision: does not wear any eye glass Hearing: Does not ask for questions to be repeated at normal hearing level Touch: States she does not feel any numbness on any part of the body    6. para 2. Sleeps around 6-7 hours a day Vision: wears glasses for reading Hearing: Does not ask for questions to be repeated at normal hearing level Touch: States she does not feel any numbness on any part of the body Pain: admits pain on the joint areas on the fingers and hip Speech clear without stutter. Word choice appropriate to education. para 2. Lives with husband. Cognitive Pattern  9. Value Belief Pattern   11. Role/Relationship Pattern   10. abortion 0 Menstruation stopped at 52 years old.