S. T., a 24-year-old graduate student, visits the clinic to report “bad headaches.” She says that her headaches occur two to three times a month and last at least an entire day. The headache centers above and behind her eyes, throbs, and is not relieved by any over-the-counter medications. She says that they get worse when exams are near and she spends time in the library to study. She is worried that the headaches will cause her to fail graduate school.
1. What subjective questions would you ask?
2. What are the types of headaches described in the text.
2. Discuss any additional information that might be needed before a judgment or diagnosis can be made,
4. Identify at least one relevant nursing diagnosis for any actual or potential problem identified.