NUR 514 Module 6 Nursing Case Study

NUR 514 Module 6 Nursing Case Study



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CASE: L.T. is a 62-year-old female patient who consulted to the clinic for abdominal discomfort, vague abdominal pain in lower abdomen, constipation and low to moderated pain with sexual intercourse. She is post-menopausal and her last visit to her OB/GYN doctor was two years ago.

She was at the local Urgent care clinic last month and was discharge with OTC medications for constipation and follow up with PCP. During your physical exam you notice discomfort at deep abdominal palpation in left lower quadrant. On bi-manual pelvic examination you notice a mass of about 4 cm x 3 cm, nodular and with limited mobility on the left lower abdomen.


  • Develop the management plan (pharmacological and nonpharmacological).
  • Discuss the appropriate diagnostic testing for the patient
  • Discuss differential diagnoses with ICD 10 numbers for each.
  • Base on the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) give treatment examples for a patient with a Stage IIB Ovarian Cancer.

answer the specific question on the table above. Then, continue to discuss the 3 topics listed below for your case:

  1. An effective health assessment incorporates not only physiological parameters; please suggest other parameters that should be considered and included on health assessments to reach maximal health potential on individuals.
  2. Name the different family developmental stages and give examples of each one.
  3. Describe family structure and function and the relationship with health care.

Submission Instructions:

  • Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted and cited in current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources.