GORDONS FUNCTIONAL HEALTH PATTERN

HEALTH PERCEPTION – HEALTH MANAGEMENT
Prior to hospitalization, the patient stated that she thought that she was alright. She also stated that she seldom get sick and have coughs and colds. She doesn’t have any vices since then. She did not consult any medical help until she could no longer tolerate her symptoms. She only took herbal medicines like Feligayon Products as pain reliever. She was a fully immunized child.
The patient was been in the hospital since December 5, 2012 and had undergone operation on December 7, 2012. Prior to operation, she stated, “Mahina po ako nagyon. Sana pagkatapos ng operasyon magaling na ako.” After the operation, she verbalized wellness even though there is pain in the incision site.
NUTRITIONAL METABOLIC
MEALS
December 5, 2012
December 6, 2012
December 7, 2012
BREAKFAST
2 pcs of Bread
1 cup of coffee
2 pcs of Bread
1 cup of coffee
1/2 cup of Lugaw
1 glass of water (120 ml)
LUNCH
1/2 cup of Lugaw
1 glass of water (120 ml)
1 cup of rice
1 pc. Ginataang Tilapia
1 glass of water
NPO
DINNER
1/2 cup of Lugaw
1 glass of water (120 ml)
1/2 cup of Lugaw
1 glass of water (120 ml)
NPO
TOTAL FLUID INTAKE
300 ml
300 ml
120 ml

The patient had her diet as tolerated. According to the patient, her meal before hospitalization usually includes vegetables, fish and rice. She stated that she likes to eat gata. She only weighs 52 kgs and verified no weight loss or weight gain. There are no changes in appetite or eating discomfort.
The patient daily meal doesn’t meet the nutritional guides for adult. On adult should have at least 5 1/2 cup of rice and alternative daily (Nutritional Guidelines for Filipino, 2000 ed. P.13 FNRI-DOST). She may have balanced nutrition less than body requirements since she use to eat lugaw in her hospitalization.

ELIMINATION
The patient usually urinates 7 times a day (840mL): 5 times on day and 2 times on night. Her urine color is orange. Catheter was inserted before the operation and passes out orange color. She defecates once a day regularly without any difficulties or using of laxatives. The color of her stool is golden brown. She doesn’t exhibit excessive perspiration.

ACTIVITY-EXCERCISE
The patient stated that her usual activities during her stay at the hospital are just lying in bed and having conversations with her son. She seldom does anything because she experiences body weakness. She just stay on her bed, sleeping. Her only exercise would be her walk to the bathroom if needed.
According to her, her usual activities before her illness were taking care of her grand children.
TIME
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THRURSDAY
FRIDAY
SATURDAY
SUNDAY
1 AM

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12nn

1pm

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12mn

SLEEP REST
E.Q stated that she usually sleep at night at around 8 pm and wakes up at around 2:00 to 3:00 am. She stated that even though she sleeps early or late at night she stills wakes up early in the morning. However, she feels quite rested upon waking up and ready for the day.

CONSTRUCTS
MON
TUES
WED
THURS
FRI
SAT
SUN
HOURS OF SLEEP
7hours
7hours
7hours
7hours
7hours
7hours
7hours
SLEEPING TIME
8pm
8pm
8pm
8pm
8pm
8pm
8pm
WAKING TIME
3am
3am
3am
3am
3am
3am
3am
BEDTIME RITUALS
pray
pray
pray
pray
pray
pray
pray
FEELING UPON WAKING UP
Feels rested
Feels rested
Feels rested
Feels rested
Feels rested
Feels rested
Feels rested
PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED

COGNITIVE PERCEPTUAL
Upon the interview, the patient was able to answer all the questions coherently and appropriately. She stated that she had blurred vision but stopped wearing reading glass nor hearing aids though she experienced slight difficulty in hearing. As observed, the patient is able to read the sample reading materials with little difficulty. As Tic Tac Test was performed, the patient heard the ticking of the watch after 5 seconds. She doesn’t complain any changes in taste. Other than that, there are no significant changes in patient’s perception. She shows good memory and was able to remember recent and past events. She easily learned something by responding and asking follow-up questions.
She had no difficulty in making decisions because her children were the one who is responsible in decision making. She stopped her studies when she was 2nd year high school due to her own reasons. After that, she started selling vegetables in Bicol.
SELF PERCEPTUAL – SELF PATTERN
Upon assessment, the patient appeared calm. When asked how she would describe herself, she stated that she was approachable person and can easily deal with others. She experienced lesser problems because all her children were in stable life and all of them support her in financial.
The patient sees herself as a friendly person. When we asked him what he feels about being hospitalized he told us that she feels fine and he added that he wants to go home already. When asked about her illness, she verbalizes, at first it was alright for her because she doesn’t know that it was serious. But after explaining it to her, she accepted her condition and wanted to cure.

ROLE RELATIONSHIP
The patient was widowed since her husband died due to hypertension on 1992. As of now, she lives with her eldest and youngest son together with their own family. They usually spend time watching television and eating meals together. She enjoys taking caring of her grandchildren. She stated that she and some of her siblings weren’t able to see each other again, only her mom and eldest son are there when she is visiting their hometown in Bicol. She misses them a lot.

SEXUALITY REPRODUCTIVE
The patent stated that she had her menarche when she was 15 years old. She have a regular cycle of 28 days with a usual amount of 3 pads/ day for 5 days she sometimes experienced dysmenorrhea client usually take Midol and herbal medicine for menstruation. But when patient is at age of 45 years old her menstruation stops for 9 months which is not normal but after 9 months she experience menorrhagia. She had given birth to five live children.
The patient verbalizes that since her husband died; she never had another sexual partner.

COPING STRESS
She experienced lesser problems because all her children were in stable life and all of them support her in financial. But whenever there are problems, she just talks to her children to take things over.

VALUE BELIEF PATTERN
Patient E.Q grew in a Roman Catholic faith. She always attends mass every Sunday together with her family. She believes in God as her saviour and puts everything in Him. She prays at night before sleeping to ask God for good health.
According to her, Her family is the most important thing in her life. She verbalized, “Sila ang nagsisilbing buhay ko at nagbibigay ng lakas ng loob sa araw-araw.”