Patient Chart

Module 16 Lesson One Assignment

Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover is 69 years old and has been experiencing pain in his lower back. He recently fell and bruised his tail bone.

Doctor Diagnosis

The doctor diagnosed Herbert with osteoporosis because his bones are weak and when he fell it injured his spine causing him to have back pain.

He will most likely be but on medication to help with the pain. This well affect how active he will be. It will be easier to break his bones. He will have difficulty walking and will have stiff bones.