children functional health pattern

children functional health pattern

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Children’s Functional Health Pattern Assessment
Functional Health Pattern Assessment (FHP)
Erickson’s Developmental Stage:
1 to 3 years
Autonomy vs. Shame/Doubt
(Edelman & Mandle, 2010) Preschool-Aged
Erickson’s Developmental Stage:
(3 to 5 years)
Initiative vs. Guilt
(Edelman & Mandle, 2010) School-Aged
Erickson’s Developmental Stage:
6 to 11 years
Industry vs. Inferiority
(Edelman & Mandle, 2010)
Pattern of Health Perception and Health Management:

List two normal assessment findings that would be characteristic for each age group.

List two potential problems that a nurse may discover in an assessment of each age group.
1-Toddlers may eventually learn that being sick means feeling bad or having to stay in bed, but they have little, if any, understanding of the meaning of health.

2-Toddlers whose parents eat a variety of foods are more likely to try new foods 1-Their concepts of what is inside the body and how its internal functions operate are vague and inaccurate

2- Most preschoolers can name one or two items inside the body (blood, bones) 1- Most school-age children perceive symptoms and show an ability to participate in health-promoting behaviors

2- School-age children’s understanding of illness is directly correlated with their cognitive development and follows a direct sequence of developmental stages
1-Risk for injury is very high. Toddlers like to explore parent’s guidance is a must.

2- Parents need to be educated on ways to keep their toddlers safe for injuries 1-Pain or illness may be viewed as a punishment

2- Preschoolers should be able to contribute to their health by brushing their teeth, taking medication, wearing appropriate clothing for inclement weather, and performing other actions 1-School-Aged children may believe that a misdeed or misbehavior caused their illnesses

2- children can become passive health care consumers, asking few questions, doing as they are told, and...

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