Miss Mona Ahmed is a 60 years old from kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). She came to Australia to spend time with her daughter Saima. Mona has been in Australia for four month, although she had intended to stay only three months. During this visit, Mona usually lived with her husband and family in the home, and this is the first time she is travelled outside the KSA. She has completed high school education and has limited English skills. Her daughter assisted her with translation of conversation most of the time. Mona was not feeling well since of few days.She has history of multiple chronic conditions and on multiple medications. She carried all the regular medication during the duration of her stay in Australia. However, she had extended the stay due to family reasons for the three months. As mentioned, the history of loose bowels in the past week and similar episodes. Two weeks oral intake seems to be very poor in the past month while verbalise the decrease in appetite. She experienced nausea when the food is served, although this was not associated with vomiting. Mona has diabetes and Melitus for the past 25 years and managed with insulin 1) Using resources provided in this subject, identify and explain what information is needed to gain a more comprehensive past history for the video character. Consider the patients’ level of health literacy and cultural safety issues in your answer.
2) Based on the information given for the character, identify and explain what abnormalities/concerns you can identify in the physical observations and patient history.
3) Identify and explain what additional physical assessments are needed in order to facilitate a diagnosis for the character, and identify and describe what body systems need to be explored further.