SU is a 53-year-old Caucasian woman who came to the clinic with a five-day complaint of swelling and greenish-colored discharge from her right breast.
SU is a 53-year-old Caucasian woman who came to the clinic
Week 7 Focused SOAP
This paper should be written in an APA 7 format, 4 pages with 9 resources from evidence-based articles written within the last 5 years.
Use the case study and the sample information below to write the paper.
SU is a 53-year-old Caucasian woman who came to the clinic with a five-day complaint of swelling and greenish-colored discharge from her right breast. The patient reported that the discharge began as clear and then yellow-brown and now is a sticky and thick greenish color. She also stated that her right nipple is red and tender to touch and feels like there are lumps in it. She rated her pain level as a six on a pain scale of ten.
SU stated she has been using over the counter medication, Motrin 600 mg every eight hours for pain with little effect. SU reported she smokes about a half pack of cigarettes daily, and she does not drink an alcoholic beverage. She denies family history for breast cancer or other cancers. The patient has two children, and she is married.
Answer each question below and use it as a headline;
Firstly, Assessment: What was your primary diagnosis and why?
Secondly, Provide a minimum of three possible differential diagnoses and why. List them from highest priority to lowest priority.
Thirdly, Plan: What were your plan for diagnostics and primary diagnosis?
Fourthly, What was your plan for treatment and management, including alternative therapies?
Further, Include pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments, alternative therapies, and follow-up parameters, as well as a rationale for this treatment and management plan. Health promotion and health prevention.
Additionally, Reflection notes: What would you do differently in a similar patient evaluation?